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42 Post author: orthonormal 12 August 2010 01:08AM

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Comment author: orthonormal 15 August 2010 02:29:53AM 10 points [-]

Vote for me if you would prefer the post stay as is. (Karma balance below.)

Comment author: komponisto 15 August 2010 02:41:54AM *  5 points [-]

Voting for original wording. In context, "we" clearly refers to the "core" of LW, which, just as clearly, is the collection of people whose atheism needs explanation to new readers.
Changing to "most of us" implies there is a notable subset of participants who haven't given full consideration, and draws attention to that subset ("well, most of us have...[but there are a few people who haven't]").

There isn't any need to weasel-word around the atheism here; it's not anything we need to be apologetic about.