Don't Tell Them
Atheists Did These Things!
From: "Duval Cellai"
To: "Positive Atheism" <editor@PositiveAtheism.org>
Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2001 2:07 AM
There are at least 3 charitable groups that were founded by Atheists and they are still operating as of now or have been turned over to non-religionist persons and are still growing. The works are more important than taking credit for the works and many that work as well as volunteer donot even know. That is the way it should be rather than to beg in the name of some made up deity.
From: Duval Cellai
To: Positive Atheism Magazine
Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2001 3:45 PM
Subject: Athiest Charities
Please put this in your files and try not to spread this around as the good that they have done could be lost by the bigots. Non-believers started the first visiting nurse service in New York about 100 years ago. The Henry Street settlement house was also started in NYC about 100 years ago. A childrens hospital in Valhalla, NY was built about 60 years ago, I have forgotten the name. Many have since passed into public domain without a mention as to who began these organizations. If the religious public were to be made fully aware of the original founders of these organizations they might suffer reprisals or be claimed by the religious as among the pious.
From: "Positive Atheism" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Duval Cellai"
Subject: Re: Athiest Charities
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2001 7:44 PM
If the religious public were to be made fully aware of the original founders of these organizations they might suffer reprisals or be claimed by the religious as among the pious.
And I can't tell you which would be worse.
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