"It's totally true that the pledge of allegiance's meaning has been washed out- in my school you just say it and sit back down for morning announcements. (You can even get by just putting your hand over your heart and facing the flag)…"
"Lot's of times I say "Sure as hell," and people don't always know that I'm not sure about hell ;) Other than that, I play some religious chorales in band class, just for the sake of working on chorales."
"Firstly, I don't really think it's closed-minded. Most people who don't believe in a 'god/spirit/whatever' end up that way because they didn't believe everything anyone said. If you believe every little supernatural…"
Previously I'd been 'lurking' on this site, but I wanted to actually participate, post comments, etc.
The religion you left
Why you left your religion.
Um, in a more detailed way I really started being skeptical of the idea of there being a god when I stopped eating meat. People would come up to me and say "Well, the bible says you should eat animals," and I'd just end up saying "I don't care, I'll decide what I think is right..." and I went from there. My family had stopped going to church after we moved, so I didn't have a real strong foundation with religion. I vaguely remember something about lions eating people. O.o
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