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Religion as a hobby.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Jan 14, 2011. 3 Replies

Cool! Another Atheist!

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James replied to Gary's discussion 'In need of an believer to atheist "conversion kit"''
"As far a short books go, Letter to a Christian Nation and Atheist Universe are great and quick reads."
Apr 12, 2014
James replied to TheAvengingAtheist's discussion 'Favorite episode and why?' in the group Dr. Who
"It was pretty bad-ass when Rose went Bad Wolf at the the of Parting of Ways. But as far a favorite episodes, Silence in the Library/The Forest of the Dead was great. So was Blink. I also really like The Impossible Planet/The Satan Pit. The endings…"
Nov 16, 2013
James replied to Noel's discussion 'Do you keep a bible?'
"I have a KJV Bible, Qur'an, books on the Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Norse myths, and am thinking of picking up a Tripitaka, Kojiki, and Nihongi nown the road. I consider it reference material, and I the looks of believers when they see them on…"
Oct 22, 2013
James replied to Yeddie Jones's discussion 'What has the Christian Church done to you?'
"I was a believer in my youth, but can't say I ever had any negative experiences that drove me from my church. What ended up sealing my non-belief was my desire to learn everything I can, from science, history and even other religions. Couple…"
Oct 13, 2013
James liked TheAvengingAtheist's group Dr. Who
Aug 7, 2013
James replied to Belle Rose's discussion 'The birds and the bees....to tie the knot.....and offspring....'
"Belle, as others have said, the answers to these questions are likely to be personal opinions more than anything else. When you are a Christian, the expectation is to marry and pump out minds to corrupt.. I mean children. So that pressure is there…"
Jun 29, 2013
James commented on James's blog post 'Rain gauge Earth'
"Thanks for the feedback guys! I certainly wouldn't put past someone to make that argument Steve, but I agree that it would be an amazing case of missing the point."
Jun 22, 2013
SteveInCO commented on James's blog post 'Rain gauge Earth'
"Some idiot will no doubt claim that the rain gauge is man made, so you are actually arguing for a designer, earth must be too!  Which of course would be a staggeringly huge case of missing the point you are actually making here... but that will…"
Jun 22, 2013

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About Me:
Hello, My name is James and like all of you have freed myself of religion. I have always been a fan of science and history. Throughout my schooling I always sought out science , history and art classes. My constant thirst for knowledge and understanding eventually lead to my Atheism. My road to Atheism was by logic, knowledge and common sense.

I am also a graphic designer by trade. I've always loved art and was lucky enough to make a career out of it. If you are interested, you can see some of my stuff here: http://jfs-design.deviantart.com/

Other than that, I'm a bit of a car nut, like rock music and can be a bit of a nerd as well. lol : ) I also have a great wife who is a Wiccan, but totally respects my beliefs (well, lack thereof). We both agree that it's great that neither of us are Christian.
Why are you here?
I'm here to promote Atheism, meet other Atheists and learn more as well. I like to think that I have a pretty good working knowledge of religions and religious debunking, but I know that there is always more to know.

Also, because I am tired of us being looked down on, and the Christians who think they just know it all. Yet, bring out physical scientific proof, and they still say that 'they know', and that everyone else is wrong. Closed minded bigotry is running rampant in this country and it must be brought to an end. The USA we live in is far from what was framed by the likes of Jefferson, Franklin, Adams, Paine, etc.

I'd be happy if more people were just like my parents. Catholics (as I used to be), but grew to accept who I am and what I believe. Not to say they like it, but they deal with it. Not trying to 'save me" (even though those who know religion should know I'm 'un-savable')...
The religion you left
Why you left your religion.
Scientific and historical proof that contradicts religious claims. Also, proof that much of Christianity is borrowed, astrological or just plain made up.

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Rain gauge Earth

Posted on June 21, 2013 at 8:36pm 2 Comments


We live in a rain gauge... Figuratively of course. But are you still curious what I'm on about? Well, allow me to elaborate. Sometimes I hear believers claim that life on Earth is so miraculous that only a divine being could explain it. There are actually scientific explanations that explain life rather well. But I am mainly…


For God so loved the world…

Posted on June 8, 2013 at 10:15pm 0 Comments


…that he deemed that all are deserving of eternal torment. Look at the person on your left, your right, behind you, in the mirror. Picture them engulfed in the agony of never-ending fire. Picture yourself meeting that same fate.

What about your husband, wife, boyfriend, girlfriend, son, daughter, brother,…


Hard > Easy

Posted on June 6, 2013 at 8:45pm 0 Comments



Sometimes I hear it said that I'm only an atheist because, "That's the easy thing to do." That people are non-believers because they are lazy. These people will claim that the faithful are the ones walking the hard road... That belief means that…


Only wishful thinking

Posted on April 18, 2013 at 9:33pm 0 Comments

Another entry from my blog: http://brainhulklogicsmash.blogspot.com/2013/04/only-wishful-thinking.html


Well, it's the second week in a row without a dismantling of Billy Graham's fragile claims. In my Sunday paper he tackled the hot button issue that everyone wants a answer to. Yes, he went big and answered the…


Forgiveness? More like blackmail!

Posted on March 25, 2013 at 11:00pm 0 Comments


Well, well, well... Billy Graham delivers yet more entertainment yet again. Lets take a look at his flawless delivery of yet more terrible advice...

With God's help, we can forgive


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At 11:54pm on April 11, 2011, Amber Cantrell said…
Thanks for the support! I'm really glad I found this sight. It's hard being the only Atheist around, and comments from people like you, supporting me and not degrading me for my beliefs, makes my decision to be an Atheist so much easier. Does that make sense? Hmmm, anyways, thanks once more for your comment =)
At 9:04pm on October 10, 2010, Jon Heim said…
At 2:08pm on October 10, 2010, Jon Heim said…
James, I'll get you the "sounds of science" song. I'll download the video with real player and convert it to just audio. I'll add it to my playlist and share it too you that way.
At 1:01pm on April 12, 2010, Reggie said…
Thanks Jame! Been busy with life, the annoyance that it is. I'll close out voting this week and let you know. Thanks again for the awesome logos!
At 10:09pm on March 16, 2010, Reggie said…
Nothing in mind, really. Something that says "Skeptics of Think Atheist" or "Skeptics of T|A" would be cool. I can donate to the Billboard fund in your honor.
At 11:59pm on March 14, 2010, Reggie said…
Oh, yeah, the Feature thing. Should have happened months ago, but the red tap held it up. Sorry. Damn bean counters.

Well. I was wanting to have a cool logo for the Skeptics of Think Atheist. I'd be willing to donate $25 to your favorite charity in your name. Receipts, even. That is my final offer. I await your counter offer. ;-)
At 6:44pm on March 14, 2010, Reggie said…
FYI, you are now a Featured Member of T|A.

Thanks for all your great contributions and keep it coming!
At 6:24pm on March 14, 2010, Reggie said…
Do you do any freelance work on the graphics design?
At 1:59pm on September 5, 2009, Prazzie said…
Thank you very much for the welcome!
At 5:50am on August 2, 2009, jakob mcdonald said…
yeah its nice to see people here that you can relate with



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