Wait, Americans DID elect an atheist for president, didn’t they?
Hey, my good servants and friends, did you hear the one about the lazy poll taker? The one about the American pollster who boldly predicted what people “would” do based on what people “did” do? No? Well, it’s true. This guys got a good gig going. At least until he gets caught. So, please, my servants, treat this post as private between you and me, and I’ll explain.
First, let me ask you a question. You are all above average, so will all probably know this, but let me ask anyway: what’s the difference between someone who says he doesn’t believe in God, and someone who says he does, but acts like he doesn’t?
Yes, that’s right! Nothing!
I see them every second of every day. Scared, surprised faces of those who said one thing on earth and acted another thing.
I call them functional atheists, those pious souls on earth who went about saying “Lord, Lord” (and some even prophesy in his name, cast out devils (yikes!), and do many wonderful works), but didn’t do the Lord’s work.
Do you know what God calls them?
Ha ha ha ha ha.
You see, my servants, the beautiful deception I’ve worked? It’s not what a man says with his mouth, it’s what a man believes in his heart. And what is in the heart will always be worked out in corresponding deeds.
Consider: if I said I believed in God with my mouth, but said in my heart there is no God, what would be my public position, on say, abortion rights? Homosexual marriage? The rule of law? Forced confiscation of property to fund unGodly policies? Traditional, conservative values? Whether or not a Chick-fil-a could open in Tolerant Town?
Ha ha ha ha ha.
Get it? My world is full of functional atheists–those who differ from atheists only in what they say with their mouth.
Now, let me show you how this works out practically.
A USA Today poll just out shows “that 54% of those asked said they would vote a ‘well-qualified’ atheist in the Oval Office” (the US’s office of the presidency).
And guess what percentage of the vote Barack Obama got for president in 2008? Take a look at what CNN reported:
Ha ha ha ha ha. (Close enough!)
It’s no wonder, my friends that other polls show that most Americans can’t name Obama’s religion. What religion?
No, just confirming what is true but no one knew it.
I like that.