Socialism is consistent with atheism, which could explain Carnes’ stance on Trump (letter) |

Socialism is consistent with atheism, which could explain Carnes’ stance on Trump (letter)

In his “My View” column (“It’s beginning to make sense,” Tuesday, Jan. 30), Richard Carnes referred to a God as a “magical being.” He, of course, is admitting he does not believe in God, and that makes him an atheist, by definition.

In his response to Carnes’ request to share their support for President Trump’s character, Robert Truschelt articulately responded by taking this discussion of character to a higher level: the level of basic principles (“Party before personality, principles before politics,” Tuesday, Jan. 30). Mr. Truschelt suggested that Carnes favored socialism. I don’t know what Mr. Carnes believes about any discipline except theology, but according to what Dr. David Noebel, author of “Understanding the Times,” concluded, socialism is consistent with atheism.

John B. Bartholomew


Support Local Journalism

Readers around Vail, Beaver Creek and Eagle Valley make the Vail Daily’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User