Religion: Onward, Atheists!

Even dedicated Communists have some bad habits, Nikita Khrushchev admitted last week. Example: saying "God's truth!" But, he added reassuringly, "we are atheists—we could just as easily say, 'I give you my word.' "

The Red Boss had been guilty of some similar slips in an interview with Publisher William Randolph Hearst Jr., and Khrushchev was hastening to dissociate himself from the Almighty. God is John Foster Dulles' friend, he said. "Relying on God and calling his name, Dulles sends emissaries to Turkey and Jordan to kill people. The colonialists with their armies came in and brought the church and God with...

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