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By Ilovefood 4 6 comments WA Mar 24
How bad is it when a bible basher is on a street corner shouting religious drool.
By Green_lucifer 4 14 comments Australia Mar 23
LINK How “Case for Christ” author Lee Strobel fabricated his best-selling story – Alternet.org
By chalupacabre 8 9 comments WA Mar 23
So as I take a drunkard's walk through this site I see some interesting concepts, some wisdom and a genuine search for truth. Of course there are quite many who are part of this mutual masturbation cult where they are totally entwined in jeking ...
By GnosticLove 4 17 comments VA Mar 23
LINK U.S.’s Biggest Christian Charity Reportedly Channeled $56.1 Million to Purported Hate Groups
By THHA 7 6 comments AZ Mar 23
‪Time for rational people to come out of the oppressive closet of religious mythologies and be honest. GoodWithoutGods AtheistDay @atheist_day [atheistrepublic.com]‬
By FionaAtNight 3 4 comments IL Mar 23
As an atheist, this is something I enjoy, so don't bust my balls. I like things to be logical and consistent, I don't find that in any religions, especially christianity. Christian believes their bible is the inspired word of god. How can that be if ...
By Tomm 5 6 comments OR Mar 23
On The Concept of an All-Knowing God. Assuming there is such a being as an all-knowing (omniscient) Maximally Great Being (i.e. - God), this would suggest among other things that: If you are all knowing then you know the past, the present, and ...
By johnprytz 7 6 comments Australia Mar 23
History of religion
By Ilovefood 4 9 comments WA Mar 23
LINK Calgary School Cancels Talk by Ex-Muslim Atheist, Citing New Zealand Attack | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
By Closeted 8 5 comments IL Mar 22
How common is it for societies to become predominantly deist before becoming predominantly atheist or agnostic?
By IntoTheMist 4 9 comments OR Mar 22
Did Jesus Christ commit sins? That depends on what counts as a sin, so I've used various criteria. I have also used how he was depicted in the canonical Gospels. Here is which ones he has committed of the Seven Deadly Sins of medieval Catholicism....
By lpetrich 4 10 comments OR Mar 22
Here's one issue i never could understand about god when i was a church attending christian. If God is all powerful and all knowing then why would he get so mad when people sin against him. Wouldn't already know they would do it when he created ...
By abyers1970 4 12 comments GA Mar 22
I want to bash religion here and in no way am I bashing a fallen country music star. I want to make this clear in the beginning. This is also why I am not using his name, but it can be looked up. He was making a music video in Houston and a gun ...
By DenoPenno 8 13 comments MO Mar 22
What do you do when religious people knock?
By celticagent 7 27 comments MA Mar 22
POLL So, as I rattle around here in the bowels of this beast during half time of the various first 4 playoff games, a thought came to me in a rather reverse (female) bukaki-esque fashion... I looked at the following and something occurred to me - ...
By GnosticLove 4 6 comments VA Mar 22
I am Mufassil Islam. Probably one of the most well known faces on social media as an apostate from Islam who is under constant death threat. Trying to unite apostates from all religions to help the suffering ex Muslims worldwide. I now head an ...
By mufassil 3 13 comments UK Mar 21
"Standing in a church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car." George Carlin
By WilliamCharles 7 10 comments CA Mar 21
"You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do." Anne Lamott
By WilliamCharles 7 8 comments CA Mar 21
Why do people believe in God?
By Ilovefood 4 11 comments WA Mar 21
I really had not considered the "Is atheism another religion" argument and the first four of the NCAA March Madness is underway I think I will pass. Beside I have started taking prebiotic fiber supplements and I have already dealt with my quote...
By GnosticLove 4 4 comments VA Mar 21
LINK Pope meets with Mormon leadership in Rome to dedicate temple - Religion News Service
By zblaze 7 5 comments OR Mar 21
Catholic priest accused of groping woman during last rites – FOX2now.com [fox2now.com]
By Charliesey 6 6 comments FL Mar 21
POLL Will they ever get tired of "atheism is just another religion" argument?
By KenChang 7 20 comments WA Mar 21
Atheism is just another religion. Here’s why: 1. You spend too much time thinking about the existence of God. 2. You attempt to convince others of your belief, and get angry when they don’t subscribe. 3. You sometimes establish churches and...
By Mark958 4 58 comments VA Mar 21
Can you be atheist and agnostic?
By Trinityp333 3 29 comments TN Mar 21
I used to be a passive atheist but now I am a very militant one.
By Wrytyr 7 12 comments CA Mar 20
[elpais.com] The Spanish play, "God has a Vagina", has Christian lawers up in arms! Good!!
By Petter 8 12 comments Spain Mar 20
I'm new at this and I don't have many Questions
By CharlesMorris 4 9 comments IN Mar 20
Non-biased opinions. Who is more likely to help humanity more when winning the lottery... Religious or non-religious minded people?
By SeamusFarrell 4 6 comments AR Mar 20
Tonight 2 guys from the church of jesus chrit of latter day saints can to my door I said not interested and then shut the door in their face. So they stuffed my mail slot with business cards HOW MATURE IS THAT
By DavidGreen1 5 22 comments UK Mar 20
Catholic Church scandal: 395 Illinois priests, deacons accused of sexual misconduct [usatoday.com] via @usatoday
By Charliesey 6 7 comments FL Mar 20
While contemplating the existence of Christian's god, a hobby, a came upon this thought. The Christian god by definition has no beginning or ending, infinite existence. So, this Christian god decides to create man. When he creates man, he ...
By Tomm 5 15 comments OR Mar 20
Jesus take the wheel...
By GeorgeRocheleau 8 13 comments AZ Mar 20
As a parent of a special needs child with ADD i get frustrated in search of ways to make my child act the way i want him to. Through my frustration to make him mind, I've actually contemplated telling him that if he doesn't act right then the boogie...
By abyers1970 4 13 comments GA Mar 19
Is the "afterlife" possible without a god or gods?
By Storm1752 6 34 comments FL Mar 19
Is the "afterlife" possible without a god or gods?
By Storm1752 6 7 comments FL Mar 19
Why Did God Create Atheists? There is a famous story told in Hasidic literature that addresses this very question. The Master teaches the student that God created everything in the world to be appreciated, since everything is here to teach us a ...
By Biosteelman 6 7 comments NV Mar 19
I first heard this Harvard Math Professor when, in the late 50s, I was in grade 7 or 8. A classmate brought some of his records into class. Yep vinyl! He is the most irreverent satirist who saw everything as grist for his mill. This is a religious ...
By ToolGuy 7 12 comments Canada Mar 19
What's your favorite atheist show/podcast?
By celticagent 7 9 comments MA Mar 19
LINK The TRUTH about the Christchurch mosque - YouTube
By SidneyWinston 5 10 comments Canada Mar 19
"God is in control" was said to me this week-end. I let it slide by without comment, because the person who said it is hypersensitive about her Christian religion. But the more I thought about it, the more stupid and insulting to my intelligence it ...
By 33Virginia 3 25 comments TX Mar 18
This quote states my belief well. How about you? “I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world.” Richard Dawkins
By rogueflyer 7 13 comments OR Mar 17
St. Patrick's Day was not celebrated where I grew up, along the coast of the North Sea in Germany. As a child, I was fascinated with the story about the monk Patrick driving the snakes out of Ireland. My cousin Renate set me straight one day: " We ...
By Spinliesel 8 5 comments NY Mar 17
I was listening to an interview today that Terry Gross conducted on NPR with a lady theologian -- a very bright and sincere lady. What I heard in that interview, merged with past experiences like my admiration for the Lutheran theologian, Reinhold ...
By wordywalt 8 9 comments FL Mar 16
LINK Churches open their doors to businesses in order to survive
By Elganned 7 6 comments MI Mar 16
As a parental father figure,Old Testament God does not appear to like children very much (or uses their suffering to threaten their parents to obey him...).[thebricktestament.com] Are we parents supposed to use God as a role model? I have always ...
By mojo5501 6 14 comments WI Mar 14
Open discussion. Zoroastrianism and the influence on Abrahamic religions.
By SeamusFarrell 4 8 comments AR Mar 13
Australia's most Senior Catholic cleric, and, until recently, the 3rd most senior world wide, Cardinal Pell, was sentenced today to a custodial sentence of over 6 yrs for sexual offences against 2 minors. Although the conviction is subject to ...
By Doubting 5 20 comments Australia Mar 13
Bad Reactions When "Coming Out" Atheist?
By Clarkefan 4 23 comments VA Mar 12
To this day it still amazes me how many people still believe in the literal interpretation of angels and heaven. They are indoctrinated at such an early age and at that age decision making is limited. Speaking out against the idea of God or Jesus , ...
By petewillia 4 9 comments OH Mar 10
What are some things
By TonyAndrews 4 6 comments IN Mar 10
How do you answer someone who says I'll pray for you like they are judging you?
By sillyangel 3 19 comments Philippines Mar 7
I got into a fb discussion with someone and this is his argument. The "existence" of a god is wholly dependent on the definition that we ascribe to the word "god." Humans have traditionally assigned that which is unknown to a god (wind, fire, ...
By ToolGuy 7 19 comments Canada Mar 6
How do you manage to deal with theist people talking about God?
By Aurum16 5 24 comments India Mar 4
Bravery: Richard Dawkins interviews Saudi Arabian atheist author Rana Ahmad
By VictoriaNotes 8 24 comments MS Mar 3
Human irony...
By AwarenessNow 7 5 comments CO Mar 2
An update from a closeted atheist: I told a couple people in my close circle that I do not believe and I am an atheist. Surprisingly they were really understanding and nonjudgmental about it. No one has told me yet that I’m gonna go to hell. I ...
By chlorine413 6 21 comments CA Feb 20
Ooooooooooklahoma.....where the wind comes sweeping down the plains...and there is a church on every damn corner! LOL
By SkotlandSkye 8 14 comments OK Feb 20
Take all the time you want...
By Marcel3405 6 13 comments WA Feb 17
Our Weird World I've been visiting the local Unitarian Universalist fellowship on occasion, and went this morning. When I arrived, there was a guy - maybe 50-ish, who had parked on the shoulder, and was walking along the edge of the property, ...
By evergreen 8 26 comments FL Feb 17
Can you be a spiritual agnostic?
By dh19612002 4 38 comments AL Feb 16
Is a religious upbringing detrimental to the mental health of children?
By Matias 7 42 comments Germany Feb 15
I'm not sure which of you Agnostic Ladies this is. But I'm confident it's one of you:
By bigpawbullets 8 5 comments OH Feb 14
Youtube Part of the Life Of Brian debate. Cleese and Palin v the Church. 1979. Very interesting!
By Geoffrey51 7 4 comments Australia Feb 14
Hypnotism is the key to learning about Religion. I was devout christian who believed in getting saved. To make a long story short i had a traumatic experience and had gone to church for 2 years praying for it to be healed. Very little progress. ...
By abyers1970 4 11 comments GA Feb 14
The first amendment contains the establishment clause, it guarantees freedom from religion
By Charliesey 6 4 comments FL Feb 13
What made you an atheist/agnostic?
By angelotzovanis 4 64 comments Greece Feb 12
did you ever have that feeling
By june 4 19 comments NY Feb 9
whats important in life ? why do we live and what for ? what is reason ? what is common sense ? why do we keep on going , i mean mankind ?
By mephisto2019 3 5 comments Germany Feb 8
Opposite sides of the same coin
By Rudy1962 9 4 comments WI Feb 7
FreedomFromReligion.org--hey maybe I'm the last one to see it but if you haven't seen Ronald Reagan's son do his commercial for FreedomFromReligion.org which he closes with "not afraid to burn in hell" it aired on Colbert last night... Youtube
By lerlo 7 7 comments AZ Feb 6
What is freewill
By squaye1244 3 8 comments Ghana Jan 30
LINK Seth Andrews: The Satanic Panic - The Witch Hunt of the Late Twentieth Century - YouTube
By chlorine413 6 5 comments CA Jan 29
Good quote from Christopher Hitchens
By HippieChick58 9 8 comments NE Jan 27
"I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world." Richard Dawkins
By stellaramor 4 7 comments TX Jan 26
How many on here find it difficult to share your views in your communities? I live in a small town of approximately 8000 and for the most part I stay fairly quiet, except that most people know of my disdain for all religion and its hypocrisies and ...
By mvanscoy68 3 10 comments KS Jan 25
How a Big Mac Explains the Existence of Religion | Andy Thomson - Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science Youtube
By phxbillcee 9 4 comments AZ Jan 24
You Gotta Believe In Something Why Not Believe In Me?
By VictoriaNotes 8 14 comments MS Jan 23
Is the Atheist Community a Cult? - Genetically Modified Skeptic Youtube
By phxbillcee 9 18 comments AZ Jan 22
"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 extended family we call a congregation. It is a way ...
By WilliamCharles 7 12 comments CA Jan 21
LINK Nebraska Legislator Says “In God We Trust” Bill Has Nothing to Do with Religion | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
By Dmej114 7 16 comments MI Jan 21
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 it's replacing one set of nonsensical rituals with...
By RoryandAmy 4 14 comments OR Jan 19
POLL Islam a religion or cult?
By jchristian88 4 19 comments Jan 17
Live today like it is your last day on this Earth.
By Surfpirate 8 7 comments Canada Jan 17
There are hopeful statistics: 1. 65% of American churches have a weekly attendance of less than 100 people, including children. 2. 70% of all young people who grow up in church leave the church by their 20's. 3. 44% of U.S. adults say that God ...
By AwarenessNow 7 4 comments CO Jan 16
Too harsh...possibly?
By EmeraldJewel 7 8 comments OK Jan 15
LINK Cruel Christians Leave Fake $20 Tips Promoting Jesus | Michael Stone
By KenChang 7 15 comments WA Jan 13
POLL What do you believe in?
By Occgenius 4 48 comments WA Jan 11
How did you deconvert?
By Ario99 4 17 comments KS Jan 9
As atheist and agnostics what in your opinion is the odds of there being a afterlife ?
By DavidDeLa89 6 87 comments MI Jan 8
Morals and religion
By belfodil 6 23 comments Algeria Jan 8
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? I don't like "religion" because to me it ...
By Ragamuffin 6 27 comments Canada Jan 7
How has coming out as an atheist affect you? (To those who grew up or ate growing up in relgious household or communities)
By GodlessMind 3 11 comments TX Dec 30, 2018
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 not (Matthew 25:31–46).”
By Redcupcoffee 7 6 comments MI Dec 24, 2018
LINK Waking Up with Sam Harris: 125 — What Is Christianity?
By Matthew2474 3 4 comments TX Dec 19, 2018
God's Truth - Lies and Liars
By VictoriaNotes 8 15 comments MS Dec 18, 2018
LINK Evangelical Christians Helped Elect Donald Trump, but Their Time as a Major Political Force Is Coming to an End
By VictoriaNotes 8 16 comments MS Dec 18, 2018
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?
By EmeraldJewel 7 21 comments OK Dec 13, 2018
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 middle of the afternoon, but damn xmas music ...
By evergreen 8 13 comments FL Dec 13, 2018
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