Why are some theists so quick to claim that atheism is a religion? I would think they’d be happy to keep their distance. Do they want to ensure that atheists get the same excellent tax benefits? Concern for their well-being? I’m sure that must be it.
It couldn’t possibly be an attempt to redefine basic terminology in an effort to muddle clear conversation and bring down the level of argument to a point where it is indistinguishable from corn oil bikini wrestling. Nuh uh.