Miley Ray Cyrus angers fans over “atheist” tweet

I’ve been trying very hard to not like Miley Cyrus, but it’s starting to look like this may be impossible. Maybe it’s the fact that she keeps smoking pot even when the LA times gets all preachy about it. To top it all off, she recently re-tweeted an atheist meme on her twitter courtesy of Laurence Krauss:

Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded. And the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics. You are all stardust. You couldn’t be here if stars hadn’t exploded. Because the elements, the carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, iron, all the things that matter for evolution weren’t created at the beginning of time. They were created in the nuclear furnaces of stars. And the only way they could get into your body is if the stars were kind enough to explode. So forget Jesus. The stars died so you could be here today.

Now, while the important message is actually the fact that we are made of stars, her Christian fans were quick to jump on the “forget Jesus” line in there. She’s been getting tons of negative comments from these douchebags. These assholes even managed to “flag” the image as inappropriate in an effort to suppress it (hey, it’s their M.O. after all), so if you’re trying to view the image she tweeted, you won’t be able to (although can head on over to Friendly Atheist if you’re that curious). Did you expect anything different from these people? That’s what happens when a significant portion of your fanbase believes in fairy-tale nonsense: as soon as you call them on it, they lose their fucking minds.

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    Her profile quote is from Buddha as well. I’m sure that will make her Christian fans happy too.

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    The Big Blue Frog

    I’m starting to wonder if she’s not an atheist in the closet. I remember about a year ago, Billy Ray making a big deal about the atheist highway sign on the way to work that Miley mentioned every day. I wonder if it was her way of feeling him out to see what his reaction would be to her being an atheist.

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    James Knight

    “these people”… Where did you get that stereotypical concept? Pretty sure it’s origins are found in white supremacy!

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    Atheist or no, her music sucks.

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