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Is the Atheist Community a Cult? - Genetically Modified Skeptic [youtube.com]
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Posted by By phxbillcee | 10 comments | Phoenix, USA | Jan 22, 2019
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"How on earth can religious people believe in so much arbitrary, clearly invented balderdash?....The acceptance of a creed, any creed, entitles the acceptor to membership in the sort of artificial ...
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Posted by By WilliamCharles | 7 comments | Antelope Valley, USA | Jan 21, 2019
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LINK Nebraska Legislator Says “In God We Trust” Bill Has Nothing to Do with Religion | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Posted by By Dmej114 | 11 comments | Metro Detroit area, USA | Jan 21, 2019
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Any Pastafarians here? What are your general thoughts on it? We two have very different views on it. Rory thinks that satire can be one of the best ways of getting people to think, but Amy feels like ...
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Posted by By RoryandAmy | 14 comments | Salem, USA | Jan 19, 2019
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POLL Islam a religion or cult?
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Posted by By jchristian88 | 15 comments | USA | Jan 17, 2019
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Live today like it is your last day on this Earth.
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Posted by By Surfpirate | 7 comments | Canada | Jan 17, 2019
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Too harsh...possibly?
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Posted by By EmeraldJewel | 7 comments | Sallisaw, USA | Jan 15, 2019
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LINK Cruel Christians Leave Fake $20 Tips Promoting Jesus | Michael Stone
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Posted by By KenChang | 11 comments | WA, USA | Jan 13, 2019
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POLL What do you believe in?
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Posted by By Occgenius | 48 comments | WA, USA | Jan 11, 2019
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How did you deconvert?
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Posted by By Ario99 | 17 comments | KS, USA | Jan 9, 2019
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As atheist and agnostics what in your opinion is the odds of there being a afterlife ?
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Posted by By DavidDeLa89 | 77 comments | MI, USA | Jan 8, 2019
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Morals and religion
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Posted by By belfodil | 21 comments | Algeria | Jan 8, 2019
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I'm getting hung up on words. I don't like "spirituality" because I don't believe in supernatural spirits. But what else can I call the deep feeling I get from learning about cosmology or ecology?...
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Posted by By Ragamuffin | 27 comments | Canada | Jan 7, 2019
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How has coming out as an atheist affect you? (To those who grew up or ate growing up in relgious household or communities)
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Posted by By GodlessMind | 11 comments | TX, USA | Dec 30, 2018
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Time to remind the bible thumpers a little bit of truth: "It is in the welcoming of the stranger, helpless, marginalized, and those in need that Jesus recognizes a true Christian from one who is ...
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Posted by By Redcupcoffee | 6 comments | Detroit, USA | Dec 24, 2018
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LINK Waking Up with Sam Harris: 125 — What Is Christianity?
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Posted by By Matthew2474 | 4 comments | TX, USA | Dec 19, 2018
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God's Truth - Lies and Liars
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Posted by By VictoriaNotes | 15 comments | MS Gulf Coast, USA | Dec 18, 2018
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LINK Evangelical Christians Helped Elect Donald Trump, but Their Time as a Major Political Force Is Coming to an End
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Posted by By VictoriaNotes | 16 comments | MS Gulf Coast, USA | Dec 18, 2018
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Isn’t it ironic the amount of horrific crimes that go on in the Church, when that’s supposed to be a place of peace and protection?
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Posted by By EmeraldJewel | 19 comments | Sallisaw, USA | Dec 13, 2018
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I'm not a shopper. But my knee-high boots self destructed last winter, and there was this sale at the little neighborhood Mall - so I got lured in. Won't do that again ! Not that crowded in the ...
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Posted by By evergreen | 14 comments | Inthemiddleof, USA | Dec 13, 2018
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How do you handle religious strangers in public?
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Posted by By Alw314 | 46 comments | SC, USA | Dec 7, 2018
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Im new to this site. I'm unsure if I'm agnostic or not.I like the concept of Shiva. Shiva meaning nothing or No-thing. The transcending of God, Gods, beyond God, before there was a God that sort of ...
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Posted by By outbox | 9 comments | New Zealand | Dec 7, 2018
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How can modern man believe in a God?
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Posted by By CaseyBurch | 47 comments | FL, USA | Dec 6, 2018
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Many atheists find it unpleasant and sometimes don't want to openly and proudly categorize themselves as atheists when asked. Some prefer to use the words humanists spiritualist non believer non ...
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Posted by By Greenheart | 35 comments | Jamaica ny 11434, USA | Dec 3, 2018
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The word spirituality is so connected to religion faith myth and superstition. But there r the non believers the non religious and even atheists agnostics humanists who sometimes say they r non ...
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Posted by By Greenheart | 11 comments | Jamaica ny 11434, USA | Dec 3, 2018
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When did you know you were an unbeliever?
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Posted by By Carlyannieo | 12 comments | PA, USA | Dec 2, 2018
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LINK The logic of Buddhist philosophy goes beyond simple truth | Aeon Essays
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Posted by By zblaze | 5 comments | OR, USA | Dec 2, 2018
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Dealing with religious people at work
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Posted by By bunylove7 | 16 comments | Outlandishness, USA | Dec 1, 2018
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ON CHILDHOOD BELIEFS....Words can be SO very powerful. They can be used in positive ways and, unfortunately, in negative ways. Just a single word can stick with you for years!. When I was a little ...
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Posted by By Realist9 | 7 comments | AL, USA | Nov 26, 2018
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As one who was brought up in a Christian household, and has spent his life in government jobs, is it just me, or does it seem like it's less acceptable to not believe in an omnipotent man in the sky, ...
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Posted by By CyberKnight | 10 comments | FL, USA | Nov 24, 2018
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Who or what was the most influential thing that brought you to who you are today?
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Posted by By MikMor7one4 | 16 comments | CA, USA | Nov 21, 2018
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Is the pre-meal Thanksgiving prayer a attempt by others to push their religious beliefs upon you?
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Posted by By MauiMike | 7 comments | HI, USA | Nov 21, 2018
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Has anyone else here read 'the golden bough' by james frazer? an immense work of anthropology with thousands of references cited about the patterns of belief and superstition seen repeated all over ...
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Posted by By loudshirt | 5 comments | Sydney, Australia | Nov 19, 2018
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I have a few friends who r atheists. Here is something we been talking about recently. Some expressed the view that the now new Atheists Dawkins harris dilahunty Aron ra and many others r now ...
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Posted by By Greenheart | 8 comments | Jamaica ny 11434, USA | Nov 18, 2018
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When did you first realize that religion made no sense?
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Posted by By thyperson | 42 comments | CA, USA | Nov 18, 2018
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I am new here, and having a look around. So thankful that a forum like this exists. A place to to talk, vent, ask for advice etc. from others in similar predicaments. I often wonder about those that ...
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Posted by By Realist9 | 17 comments | AL, USA | Nov 17, 2018
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Do you ever want to believe in the afterlife? (Post is sad.)
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Posted by By JudeStephens | 18 comments | WV, USA | Nov 14, 2018
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Hating a God that doesn't exist.
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Posted by By paul1967 | 54 comments | Pacific Palisades, USA | Nov 14, 2018
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Star Wars religious views?
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Posted by By petewillia | 14 comments | OH, USA | Nov 14, 2018
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I'm a huge fan of shows exposing religions and cults - especially Scientology. Even before "Going Clear" - I got interested around the time of the landmark expose "The Truth Rundown", and I followed ...
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Posted by By Geektheist | 5 comments | GA, USA | Nov 13, 2018
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POLL Are Churches anti-choice? Memories of a Catholic elementary school protest: By pointing out what I thought was obvious tongue in cheek satirical yet honest observation that the bible defines ...
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Posted by By NoMagicCookie | 8 comments | North Dakota, USA | Nov 13, 2018
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LINK Proof we weren't created "in God's own image"
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Posted by By jniece | 4 comments | Siskiyou County, USA | Nov 13, 2018
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Did you have trouble accepting your lack of belief in religion when you realized you were atheist/agnostic?
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Posted by By EmeraldJewel | 55 comments | Sallisaw, USA | Nov 12, 2018
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What is the most laughable story in the Bible?
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Posted by By paul1967 | 30 comments | Pacific Palisades, USA | Nov 10, 2018
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POLL What's your favorite atheist youtuber/channel and why?
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Posted by By celticagent | 17 comments | Northampton, USA | Nov 7, 2018
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Jesus fucking Christ, isulting Islam is now a punishable offense in the EU court of human right We are fucking doomed [youtube.com]
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Posted by By LenHazell53 | 12 comments | UK | Nov 6, 2018
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Who is your "Go-To" atheist? I've been spending a lot of time traveling and listening to various YouTube speeches from Skepticon and so forth. I'm intrigued by Richard Carrier and Aron Ra. Anyone ...
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Posted by By seaspot_run | 33 comments | Sanford, USA | Nov 2, 2018
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LINK Categorizing Americans' Religious Typology Groups
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Posted by By TheMiddleWay | 6 comments | CA, USA | Nov 2, 2018
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LINK Atheists Are Sometimes More Religious Than Christians - The Atlantic
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Posted by By TheMiddleWay | 19 comments | CA, USA | Nov 2, 2018
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LINK The Final Sermon I Should Have Preached
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Posted by By VictoriaNotes | 5 comments | MS Gulf Coast, USA | Nov 1, 2018
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When someone says" well it was ment to be" or it was gods will. What is your reply?
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Posted by By Maggiemay | 78 comments | OR, USA | Oct 30, 2018
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Religions vs Cult
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Posted by By paul1967 | 47 comments | Pacific Palisades, USA | Oct 30, 2018
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How did you you come out as a skeptic if you had a religious family?
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Posted by By Trk725 | 31 comments | IL, USA | Oct 29, 2018
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At times Im conflicted as to religious people are more unintelligent or just more easily make to believe whatever they are told to believe. I know that there is a little of both there but which one do...
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Posted by By Minos | 6 comments | Albuquerque, USA | Oct 28, 2018
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So tell me, what does it mean to be an Existentialist?
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Posted by By RealHuman | 21 comments | Newt Gingrich, USA | Oct 26, 2018
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What is the true purpose of religion?
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Posted by By skado | 72 comments | AL, USA | Oct 26, 2018
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What made some of you change your mind about religion? Ie, become a freethinker
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Posted by By APHolland | 20 comments | LA, USA | Oct 25, 2018
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God’s Intelligent Design?
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Posted by By johnprytz | 52 comments | Australia | Oct 25, 2018
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A thought crossed my mind and I'd like the input/opinions of others on it. Are the Theists/Religious, etc, envious/jealous of we, Atheists/Agnostics, simply because we are not bound ...
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Posted by By Triphid | 44 comments | Broken Hill, Australia | Oct 24, 2018
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Okay everyone, this is a heavy topic I have asked about before but has anyone here had any first hand experience with destructive religious cults?
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Posted by By anonymous | 9 comments | Nowhere really, USA | Oct 24, 2018
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Atheists - Less Vices
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Posted by By WarmFluffy | 31 comments | AL, USA | Oct 23, 2018
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Religious parents?
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Posted by By Philosoraptor | 16 comments | Santa Clara, USA | Oct 23, 2018
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POLL When you're the only atheist at work
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Posted by By JurassicT4 | 66 comments | NY, USA | Oct 22, 2018
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So good people of the universe, how do you all handle the assumption from Christians that you believe in Jesus? I meet alot of people in my profession that assume I believe in Jesus and I find it a ...
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Posted by By Capricorn | 74 comments | OH, USA | Oct 22, 2018
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LINK Religious Trauma Syndrome: How some organized religion leads to mental health problems
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Posted by By zblaze | 12 comments | OR, USA | Oct 21, 2018
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I'm sure this question must have been asked here before. When did you realise that there are no gods? For me, it was the early summer of 76. In England, Religious Education was compulsory by law, ...
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Posted by By Sofabeast | 13 comments | UK | Oct 21, 2018
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I guess I’m trying to find a common thread with people on here that’s not necessarily faith based. I identify as atheist, humanist and a free thinker but it certainly doesn’t define me. I ...
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Posted by By Julesjah | 41 comments | Australia | Oct 21, 2018
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Spiritual but not Religious, WHATS THAT
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Posted by By k80b619 | 46 comments | FL, USA | Oct 20, 2018
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Regarding God's Ten Commandments The Ten Commandments, unlike most laws generated by most legal systems and processes therein, are authoritarian (as in dictated by a dictator in a dictatorship), ...
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Posted by By johnprytz | 17 comments | Australia | Oct 18, 2018
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What Can Science Say About God's Scientific Literacy? Since the Bible is alleged to be God's holy word, then events in the Bible reflect God's doings and of course His holy word. If some of those ...
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Posted by By johnprytz | 10 comments | Australia | Oct 17, 2018
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From Stephen Hawking's final book, Brief Answers to the Big Questions: "We are each free to believe what we want, and it's my view that the simplest explanation is that there is no God. No one ...
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Posted by By GarytheGondolier | 5 comments | CA, USA | Oct 17, 2018
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Arguments and debates
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Posted by By ATbeaver | 36 comments | ID, USA | Oct 14, 2018
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The future of religion
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Posted by By Philosoraptor | 27 comments | Santa Clara, USA | Oct 12, 2018
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Can someone be both an atheist and spiritual?
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Posted by By Oldcurmudgeon | 27 comments | OH, USA | Oct 12, 2018
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Can I talk about my feelings for a bit?
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Posted by By imahermit | 83 comments | Nowheresville USA, USA | Oct 11, 2018
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You Know God Exists (Nudge-Nudge, Wink-Wink) Within the scope of people who claim that God exists, you usually get metaphysical arguments that 'prove' that existence. Arguments like how there must ...
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Posted by By johnprytz | 18 comments | Australia | Oct 11, 2018
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What is "Compartmentalization" with regard to religion?
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Posted by By Matias | 27 comments | Germany | Oct 11, 2018
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American Christians Are Special? Really? According to American Christians, well the ultra-Religious Right fundamentalist variety anyway, American Christians are special and entitled – ditto ...
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Posted by By johnprytz | 12 comments | Australia | Oct 10, 2018
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What are some of the most/least religious countries or places you've visited? Would you not want to visit a place because of the reported level of religiosity?
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Posted by By SoundMind | 10 comments | VA, USA | Oct 9, 2018
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What is your Definition of:
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Posted by By paul1967 | 36 comments | Pacific Palisades, USA | Oct 9, 2018
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Did the Bible make you an Atheist?
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Posted by By tdtallent77 | 89 comments | KS, USA | Oct 9, 2018
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Why do otherwise rational people believe in GOD?
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Posted by By Niteflyr | 34 comments | TX, USA | Oct 8, 2018
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Spirituality: Same nonsense by another name?
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Posted by By The-Krzyz | 33 comments | South San Gabriel, USA | Oct 8, 2018
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Why do you think the religious right are so intent on forcing their agendas on others???
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Posted by By Uniquito | 66 comments | CA, USA | Oct 8, 2018
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How old/young were you when you realized you were atheist/agnostic?
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Posted by By EmeraldJewel | 98 comments | Sallisaw, USA | Oct 8, 2018
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Why is it that the fraudulent Church of Scientology still exists?
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Posted by By Marine | 51 comments | HARTFORD, USA | Oct 7, 2018
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POLL Take me to church?
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Posted by By Look4AJourney | 49 comments | MN, USA | Oct 7, 2018
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POLL Going for a loved one
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Posted by By anonymous | 25 comments | Nowhere really, USA | Oct 7, 2018
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Is anyone else tired of the philosophical crap about the existence of a theistic God? There is evidence it doesn't exist. If something is contradictory with regards to it's existence then it cannot ...
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Posted by By DasReich1969 | 14 comments | Poland | Oct 7, 2018
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For those raised in religious homes, how did you explain to your religious parent/s that you no longer subscribe to their beliefs? Did you explain? My dad raised me and my siblings in the Christian ...
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Posted by By LannaBull80 | 13 comments | WA, USA | Oct 6, 2018
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All former theists in this group, now that you have slipped the surly bonds of religion, what is your focus going forward? How do you interact with those in your inner circles who still believe? Do ...
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Posted by By Greenheart | 16 comments | Jamaica ny 11434, USA | Oct 5, 2018
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Question. Do you think that Organised Religion/s have a place in Society as it is now, given that society is advancing its knowledge, etc, exponentially towards a greater understanding and ...
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Posted by By Triphid | 32 comments | Broken Hill, Australia | Oct 4, 2018
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That spiritual feeling. I am not quite sure why so many people have that deeply spiritual feeling of connection or oneness, or part of something greater that we don’t...
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Posted by By RichieO | 41 comments | Co. Clare Ireland, Ireland | Oct 4, 2018
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Do you think that perhaps Religion/Religious Beliefs and Doctrines have and still are ONE of the main causes of the divisivenesses plaguing Human kind?
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Posted by By Triphid | 40 comments | Broken Hill, Australia | Oct 4, 2018
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New age beliefs common with relgious/non religious americans [pewresearch.org]
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Posted by By weeman | 9 comments | UK | Oct 3, 2018
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Doubt vs gullibilty
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Posted by By GodlessWahid666 | 29 comments | UK | Oct 3, 2018
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How annoyed do you get when a religious person give all credit to god, despite it was you that may have put in the hard work?
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Posted by By EmeraldJewel | 76 comments | Sallisaw, USA | Oct 1, 2018
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So I told my mom this past weekend that I am Agnostic. I didn't expect her to be upset, disappointed, or angry. However, I never expected the response I got from her. She stated that she is agnostic ...
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Posted by By yogafan108 | 21 comments | NV, USA | Oct 1, 2018
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Do you think it is necessary to try to change people’s perspective about their beliefs or just get on with you own life and respond from your own position when you engage with other people
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Posted by By Geoffrey51 | 49 comments | Australia | Sep 30, 2018
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Have you ever gone out with a true believer , you hit it off. Then out of nowhere they call you the devil and block you and never talk to you again ? Yeah it's happened to me more then once.
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Posted by By respawnking2000 | 8 comments | CA, USA | Sep 30, 2018
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