Matthew G. Sparks

Male

Hill Afb, UT

United States

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Your Religious Status
Atheist
About Me:
I am married to a wonderful woman and we have four adorable children. I am in the US Air Force and I live near Las Vegas. I was raised in a Southern Baptist family, and though I love them all very much I no longer believe in what they taught me about religion. Too much real world experience and taught me different. I very much look forward to connecting with other people of like mind!
Age
25-30
Why are you here?
Oh guess I should said part of the above down here. Well either way I guess I had a crisis of faith when I was about 25, and by the time I was 26 I realized I just couldn't believe the religion I was raised with, it no longer held any meaning to me, and certainly didn't explain life as I saw it. At first I went towards paganism, and I still like a lot of what I found there. The religion focuses very much on the person, and on the choices we make. And through that I found my wife, so I am happy I went to it for a time. I still practice some of what I found there, because it helps to focus me. But the idea of a god or goddess, or anything along that line, just doesn't seem to add up to me anymore. I have always thought that science and human intelligence could save us from almost anything, and allow us to reach our full potential as individuals and together as a whole. I don't think we need a higher power for that.
The religion you left
Christian
Why you left your religion.
Three years in the Air Force seeing the real world helped too!
Think Atheist Travel Network Couch Availability - Are you able to host anyone now?
Maybe
Skype username:
frozennights
How did you hear about Think Atheist?
stumbleupon

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