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Re: Clarification of Bierce quote - impiety n - Your irreverence toward my deity

Brett, Don can help out here- I'm not the expert, but I think Bierce's atheism is fairly established. Here, and usually, Bierce is talking less about the existence of the almighty as he is about the way people interact over the topic. His purpose in life seems to have been to puncture other people's sanctimony so, in that sense, it would be a pretty good atheist's tat.