"Places of Worship" should be taxed?

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Personal Note: I began this debate after flipping channels and seeing televangelists and churches begging that they receive donations of upward to around $1000 insisting that god will bless everybody who donates to the church with a miracle 10 times greater. Anyways, religious debate aside, lets discuss the law....should these churches pay taxes for the thousands (if not millions) they are receiving? MY ASSUMPTIONS: A.) "Places of worship" is defined as - a location where people are welcome...

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Is there such a thing as an Atheist??

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Atheism by it's very definition does not exist. Let's use the definition to be clear: Atheist: 1571, from Fr. athéiste (16c.), from Gk. atheos "to deny the gods, godless," from a- "without" + theos "a god" (see Thea). A slightly earlier form is represented by atheonism (c.1534) which is perhaps from It. atheo "atheist." So basically if you are an atheist you are affirming that you KNOW there is no God. There is a commonly used illustration here: Do you think you know everything there...

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