Nobody wants to be tortured, be he or she a Muslim or a Christian or a Buddhist or even a non-believer .
Many people go through life either being a believer or a non-believer in a religious or spiritual ‘reality’.
Thus, it should make little difference to the non-believer , in my mind, whether God had anything to do with the formation of the canon or not.
Ramos Horta, who is a non-believer himself nevertheless says religious faith does have a role to play in healing the wounds of the past.
I think it's probably true that a lot of non-believers are rude about religion.
Given the choice, there aren't many non-believers who're keen to lose their heads on principle, so this has been more the province of those with differing religious beliefs.
It is not true that these events have the same impact on the believers as the non-believers .
This ratio of believers to non-believers had not changed in 80 years.
All major world-religions have a religious task to spread the religion and convert non-believers .
In turn, regulation helps these dominant groups recruit non-believers and atheists.