Comment: I am a Deist, I don;'t hate you.

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I am a Deist, I don;'t hate you.

or distrust you.
how do you reconcile the fact that it is not possible to prove a negative?

Atheism is apathetic about the entire subject. you are sitting on the fence, so to speak...
that makes you vulnerable....