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So, today I was called emotionless. I think the person who said it is right. Perhaps I cannot externalize my emotions, with the exception of deaths. Things that some see as "issues" just dont get me ...
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Posted by By SoullessHeathen | 5 comments | MI, USA | Jan 23, 2019
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Hello my beautiful heathen friends. I have a question. What is the scariest part of being an atheist? For me is that nothing comes after death. See I have a daughter who I love dearly, I would love to...
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Posted by By Infinito_rex | 14 comments | IL, USA | Jan 22, 2019
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Quote from Douglas Adams
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Posted by By RhettRogers | 6 comments | OK, USA | Jan 22, 2019
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Are morality and empathy basically the same?
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Posted by By Matias | 23 comments | Germany | Jan 22, 2019
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LINK The problem of dogma. – Possumpipesup
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Posted by By OpposingOpposum | 7 comments | Sarasota, USA | Jan 21, 2019
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Makes life so much easier !
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Posted by By evergreen | 6 comments | Inthemiddleof, USA | Jan 20, 2019
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Sometimes the answer to "What should I do?", is so simple yet oh so difficult.
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Posted by By SkeptikSeeker | 4 comments | Phoenix, Arizona, USA | Jan 20, 2019
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[ndncollective.org] We need to meet the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. We are doing this through ...
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Posted by By AmmaRE007 | 4 comments | Hogansburg (Akwesasne) NY, Canada | Jan 20, 2019
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This is such a stunning photo of the King family. So much hate happened today. Let's remember something beautiful, Dr Martin Luther King Jr's legacy of strength and unity. May we feed love and never ...
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Posted by By Charity | 6 comments | TN, USA | Jan 20, 2019
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LINK How Can Someone be an Agnostic and an Atheist at the Same Time? | Courtney Heard
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Posted by By HippieChick58 | 16 comments | Omaha, USA | Jan 19, 2019
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Which would be harder to prove...
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Posted by By micmorgan6 | 14 comments | Denver, USA | Jan 17, 2019
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Nobody actually chooses Christanity. They default to it for fear of the alternative. Passive Aggressive Salvation!
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Posted by By SPRapp | 7 comments | TX, USA | Jan 17, 2019
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Praise for local libraries; the most powerful engine of democracy and social equality I can think of. My local library celebrates its 5th year in in its new building.
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Posted by By schmiedeskamp | 6 comments | Billings, USA | Jan 17, 2019
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Has anyone of you read "The Most Dangerous Superstition" by Larken Rose?
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Posted by By SwampBatman | 5 comments | Slidell, USA | Jan 17, 2019
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The night is a well,from which I once drew the courage to face the next day.but now it has become the mirror of all my past mistakes and the regrets of my youth almost blot out the light of the day.oh...
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Posted by By StevenRPrice | 4 comments | Sequim, USA | Jan 17, 2019
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Brave? Heroic?
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Posted by By SoullessHeathen | 6 comments | MI, USA | Jan 17, 2019
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I have heard people say that the world needs more love, it will save us all for most of my life. I do not believe this even though it sounds good. Love will not save us because people can love all ...
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Posted by By JesseBoren | 11 comments | Evansville, USA | Jan 17, 2019
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POLL Why does justice exist?
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Posted by By Beowulfsfriend | 6 comments | PA, USA | Jan 11, 2019
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My favorite short description of Humanism. "Humanism is a rational philosophy informed by science inspired by art and motivated by compassion. Free of theism and other supernatural ...
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Posted by By rogueflyer | 4 comments | OR, USA | Jan 1, 2019
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Question: How do humanity and its social structures evolve in history? 1. according to the intentions and plans of human beings, or 2. as self-organizing quasi-natural processes (i.e. determined by ...
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Posted by By Matias | 8 comments | Germany | Dec 27, 2018
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What quality(ies) of the opposite sex do you appreciate the most?
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Posted by By Darius77 | 22 comments | Iran | Dec 20, 2018
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My dog passed away on Friday... wish that ppl around me could undstand that I need comfort. I had her eleven years.
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Posted by By kraseyk | 67 comments | Somewhere, USA | Dec 18, 2018
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Which path do you prefer?
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Posted by By skado | 15 comments | AL, USA | Nov 30, 2018
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Is there an afterlife? of any sort
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Posted by By Albert_Camus | 27 comments | Philippines | Nov 30, 2018
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Hands up all those who have had a discussion with a deeply religious friend, colleague or family member or even a complete stranger (ie the preacher on the street) and actually produced such a ...
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Posted by By darien75 | 8 comments | UK | Nov 28, 2018
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Who do atheists thank on Thanksgiving? [youtube.com]
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Posted by By CuriousCreature | 23 comments | NY, USA | Nov 22, 2018
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What has been your experience with humanist/agnostic/athiest groups that meet in person?
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Posted by By RationalThinker | 13 comments | Toronto, Canada | Nov 21, 2018
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Open minded?
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Posted by By WeaZ | 13 comments | MO, USA | Nov 20, 2018
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What's your belief?
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Posted by By JosiahHendr | 15 comments | WA, USA | Nov 18, 2018
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What is your moral compass?
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Posted by By Gaiana818 | 60 comments | VT, USA | Nov 15, 2018
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Submit a haiku
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Posted by By Dazeypanda | 23 comments | Provadence, USA | Nov 13, 2018
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Is knowledge only probabilistic? Rene Descartes is probably the most famous of philosophers for limiting knowledge, but many others have come to the conclusion that everything and anything we have...
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Posted by By BeerAndWine | 7 comments | san jose, ca, USA | Nov 13, 2018
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Agnosticcoms who have lived in multiple US states, what are some cultural differences you weren’t prepared for?
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Posted by By celticagent | 4 comments | Northampton, USA | Nov 13, 2018
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Illegality against morality
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Posted by By Paddypereira | 6 comments | Dublin, Ireland | Nov 12, 2018
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POLL Do you display any symbols of your humanist philosophy?
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Posted by By Diogenes1972 | 21 comments | NY, USA | Nov 9, 2018
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LINK Believing without evidence is always morally wrong | Aeon Ideas
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Posted by By tnorman1236 | 11 comments | WV, USA | Nov 7, 2018
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What is your ideal self? What does it mean to be your highest self?
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Posted by By Zackalberto | 33 comments | IL, USA | Oct 31, 2018
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LINK Neuroscientist Sam Harris on Our Misconceptions About Free Will and How Acknowledging Its Illusoriness Liberates Us Rather Than Taking Away Our Freedom – Brain Pickings
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Posted by By tnorman1236 | 9 comments | WV, USA | Oct 31, 2018
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LINK How a Jellyfish and a Sea Slug Illuminate the Mystery of the Self – Brain Pickings
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Posted by By tnorman1236 | 4 comments | WV, USA | Oct 31, 2018
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Is there anyone here that values the teachings of the bible, but rejects it's supernatural elements?
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Posted by By Wrain62 | 87 comments | FL, USA | Oct 30, 2018
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There will be a few times in your life when all your instincts will tell you to do something, something that defies logic, upsets your plans, and may seem crazy to others. When that happens, you do ...
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Posted by By Markwilliams | 30 comments | South Africa | Oct 27, 2018
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Who's a person who inspires you? I don't just mean politicians - I mean activists, writers, organizers, communicators, media figures - everybody in every field. Who gives you hope?
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Posted by By Flettie | 59 comments | Buxton, UK, UK | Oct 26, 2018
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LINK Philosophers Name the Best Philosophy Books: From Stoicism and Existentialism, to Metaphysics & Ethics for Artificial Intelligence | Open Culture
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Posted by By tnorman1236 | 5 comments | WV, USA | Oct 23, 2018
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Why is the label African Americans used to describe black Americans
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Posted by By paul1967 | 35 comments | Pacific Palisades, USA | Oct 23, 2018
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An interesting way to talk to theists: I'm a probation officer. Part of my job is to meet with lifelong criminals and in meeting that last less then an hour maybe every other week we need to use ...
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Posted by By Adamhayes_1986 | 13 comments | Canada | Oct 22, 2018
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"Providing people with more and better information is unlikely to improve matters. Most of our views are shaped by communal group-think rather than individual rationality, and we hold on to these ...
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Posted by By Matias | 9 comments | Germany | Oct 20, 2018
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What would you consider "The meaning of life" to be?
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Posted by By Infomaniac | 58 comments | CA, USA | Oct 19, 2018
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Outside Time and Space?
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Posted by By paul1967 | 47 comments | Pacific Palisades, USA | Oct 15, 2018
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LINK What Would Happen If Everyone Truly Believed Everything Is One? - Scientific American Blog Network
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Posted by By tnorman1236 | 17 comments | WV, USA | Oct 14, 2018
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Validity of a theory
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Posted by By Williamrj17 | 32 comments | UK | Oct 13, 2018
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Political correctness was not even the original term it was called Alternate insert target here. It's purpose was the recognition of prejudices that had become so normalised that they had ...
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Posted by By LenHazell53 | 17 comments | UK | Oct 13, 2018
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Is the solution to "hate speech" more speech or less speech?
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Posted by By IamBane | 55 comments | Dallas, USA | Oct 12, 2018
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Whenever you egaged in an angry altercation with someone else, haven't you invariably thought that the other person was absolutely wrong, and you were absolutely right? Why do we think so?
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Posted by By Noyi | 26 comments | India | Oct 10, 2018
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Are there any special purpose in our life other than eating, drinking, sleeping, making merry, quarrelling, amassing wealth, criticising others and such other silly things?
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Posted by By Noyi | 48 comments | India | Oct 9, 2018
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What life-altering things should every human ideally get to experience at least once in their lives?
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Posted by By WeaZ | 43 comments | MO, USA | Oct 8, 2018
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I just left Christianity, and they talk a lot about this "darkness" that Jesus delivered them from. I've been wondering, what is this darkness? Is it other religions as well as Satan? When the ...
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Posted by By BongoCat | 21 comments | Dallas, USA | Oct 7, 2018
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POLL Does evil exist? As non-believers do we still accept the concept of evil in its pure form?
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Posted by By 273kelvin | 67 comments | Liverpool, UK | Oct 7, 2018
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One of the arguments made by the religious, is that religion/scripture is the source of our morality. I haven't seen the argument made against it that, scriptures are written documents, by humans,...
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Posted by By rob2691 | 15 comments | MD, USA | Oct 6, 2018
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How many of you attend services, but are agnostic?
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Posted by By Adam_Gaha | 47 comments | IN, USA | Oct 4, 2018
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The existing/non existing Universe
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Posted by By Eldovis | 18 comments | VA, USA | Oct 3, 2018
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Truth as such has no value in itself. - - - - You need enough truth (= adequate knowledge of the real world 'out there' ) in order to successfully survive. If you know well enough those aspects ...
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Posted by By Matias | 22 comments | Germany | Oct 2, 2018
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I'm wanting to challenge my beliefs, but struggling to find a challenge to them. I enjoy upgrading them when a well reasoned argument is made....... when one belief is changed, I get hungry for more. ...
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Posted by By Secular_Squirrel | 18 comments | Lafayette, USA | Sep 30, 2018
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In the balance between being responsible and being free, where do you find yourself? You could go all the way to one extreme and say you are free from all responsibilities bar what’s necessary for ...
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Posted by By Denker | 12 comments | Netherlands | Sep 30, 2018
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Are we freethinkers to be as petty as Christians on their websites? I want to hear more about the world changing problems we might soon be facing and the unique solutions that only atheists are ...
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Posted by By HumanistSinger | 10 comments | Lancaster, USA | Sep 30, 2018
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My problem with this religion issue is how we have to choose which team to root for or should I say pray with. I get the carry on traditions with rituals shows respect for prior generations. Isn't ...
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Posted by By HumboldtisHome | 12 comments | CA, USA | Sep 27, 2018
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Does anyone find themselves staying quiet about being athiest/skeptic around friends? I've found a lot of people who know that I'm an athiest beforehand automatically try to convert me or disparage ...
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Posted by By Mcassarly | 39 comments | PA, USA | Sep 27, 2018
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Do I have free will?
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Posted by By Christologist | 33 comments | Tribulation, USA | Sep 26, 2018
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Why are we here ?
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Posted by By Sofocleto | 38 comments | Mexico City In Winter, Canada | Sep 24, 2018
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I grew up in a Christian home, went to Evangelical/Baptist prep school, and went on to attend a Methodist University where the veil was finally lifted from my eyes after read Marilyn Manson's auto ...
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Posted by By speezasaurus | 9 comments | MI, USA | Sep 22, 2018
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LINK Exorcising the Ghosts of the Sixties - TheHumanist.com
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Posted by By zblaze | 4 comments | OR, USA | Sep 22, 2018
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If you could live forever, could you guess now when you would choose to stop existing? (Comment)
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Posted by By x0lineage0x | 36 comments | Anaheim, USA | Sep 21, 2018
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Apistevist
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Posted by By Auty89 | 12 comments | SC, USA | Sep 19, 2018
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LINK The Middle Way Society: Agnosticism
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Posted by By TheMiddleWay | 7 comments | CA, USA | Sep 17, 2018
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Does anyone else here read the actual arguments made by atheists/naturalists set forth on sites like infidels.org, or in books by the likes of Dr. Michael Martin and Dr. Rick Monnier? Do you have any ...
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Posted by By PolyWolf | 10 comments | PA, USA | Sep 17, 2018
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Competition: healthy or not?
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Posted by By Akfishlady | 54 comments | Grays Harbor County, USA | Sep 16, 2018
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Where are you on the bridge? What are YOU doing there? For many years I have thought of agnosticism as a bridge - a metaphor for the means of completing the journey from the delusions of religion ...
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Posted by By Mcflewster | 32 comments | Reading UK, UK | Sep 13, 2018
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What happens after a human being dies? To me, this is one of the easiest questions about life and death to answer. Not only is the answer painfully obvious but all of us, nonbelievers and ...
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Posted by By JimiYugo | 59 comments | TX, USA | Sep 10, 2018
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Where do you find meaning?
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Posted by By Lucignolo | 84 comments | FL, USA | Sep 9, 2018
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How to grieve after a passing of a loved one.
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Posted by By ChrisOlesky777 | 18 comments | SC, USA | Sep 9, 2018
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Favorite Richard Dawkins quote?
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Posted by By queerious | 21 comments | AZ, USA | Sep 6, 2018
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POLL What is your biggest fear?
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Posted by By Akfishlady | 81 comments | Grays Harbor County, USA | Sep 3, 2018
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Role Model Role Call
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Posted by By MFAtheist | 20 comments | OH, USA | Sep 3, 2018
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My Question on omnipotent
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Posted by By RaymondNoble | 16 comments | Ireland | Sep 2, 2018
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I just received my "Agnostic.com" tee shirt ($15). I wore it to Sunday Brunch. I believe it was my "coming out" moment. I live in a senior retirement facility that caters to both independent and ...
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Posted by By tfg1929 | 19 comments | AZ, USA | Sep 2, 2018
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The difference among the labels: atheist, secularist, and antitheist.
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Posted by By KenChang | 4 comments | WA, USA | Sep 1, 2018
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What is your definition of integrity?
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Posted by By Happyonearth | 24 comments | North Central Florida, USA | Sep 1, 2018
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I've seen the word "plausible" thrown around quite a bit here in regards to spiritual/religious claims, I'll assume this is coming from pure agnostics, and not full on atheists. I think words have ...
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Posted by By HereticSin | 20 comments | Hometown, USA | Aug 31, 2018
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What is the most agreed upon truth that exists?
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Posted by By noseenobelieve | 40 comments | Canada | Aug 30, 2018
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Robot Rights
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Posted by By MShek | 29 comments | Hartford, USA | Aug 30, 2018
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PragerFU: Do We Have Free Will? - misterdeity [youtube.com]
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Posted by By phxbillcee | 9 comments | Phoenix, USA | Aug 29, 2018
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I hope you can read this, John McCain's last words from his last book. Very well written, very good read.
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Posted by By HippieChick58 | 11 comments | Omaha, USA | Aug 27, 2018
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LINK Wisdom from the dark ages of 1998 for the internet era
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Posted by By JackPedigo | 10 comments | Lopez Island, Washington, USA | Aug 27, 2018
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Philosophy
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Posted by By TheDrabbuh | 24 comments | AL, USA | Aug 27, 2018
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I wonder how many people here were born Atheist/Agnostic or were perhaps brought up religiously then for some reason decided to no longer believe in God. I was brought up a Jehovah's Witness until I ...
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Posted by By rogshar | 31 comments | Esher, UK | Aug 25, 2018
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How does this Joseph Campbell quote tie in with your atheism/agnosticism? Or not?
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Posted by By bleurowz | 11 comments | Edison, USA | Aug 25, 2018
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Is there such a thing as "cultural identity"?
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Posted by By Matias | 13 comments | Germany | Aug 24, 2018
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I think your mind either expands or shrinks under either an alcoholic or drug induced state...You can have the most profound thoughts while under both effects and they will make so much sense but if ...
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Posted by By Dragoria | 12 comments | UK | Aug 23, 2018
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Humanism is about understanding the facts and reality of who we are and also exploring the wondrous possibilities of what we may become. What does Humanism mean to you?
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Posted by By raines | 22 comments | OR, USA | Aug 23, 2018
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Is there such a thing as "cultural theft"?
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Posted by By Matias | 39 comments | Germany | Aug 22, 2018
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I've always argued against the biggest islamic claim that the Quran is somehow unaltered since it was revealed to Mohammed. I did some light research and found out about how it was compiled after ...
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Posted by By Nardi | 15 comments | UK | Aug 21, 2018
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