"I had a bit of a reaction coming out on facebook. honestly though, it was from people whose opinion I didn't really give two shits about anyways. I wouldn't worry about it; the people who love you will love you despite your new worldview."
"exactly! Becoming an atheist was one of the best things that ever happened to me; once I stopped caring about all of the dogma and guilt, my life started turning for the better; I realized that getting up and solving the problem was easier (and in…"
"Yeah, pretty much. If I ever manage to get married, it'll be a gigantic party with me in a pretty dress (not neccessarily white) where we can have fun and enjoy the day. I think part of the problem with marriage these days is that, for women,…"
"Exactly. one of my more moderate (but still christian) aunts tried to meet me in the middle by saying 'god made everything and he chose to do it through evolution'. If that's so, then you admit that the world is more than 6000 years…"
"I'm seriously considering an exchange to the UK for school, and one of the things I've been required to do is talk to one of the British students who is here to be aware of the cultural differences that exist. Based on what he, and you,…"
I posted the bulk of this as a comment on one of the blogs, but I think it definitely fits here too.I was never really raised to be religious (although a LOT of my extended family is very much hardcore Southern Baptist), but I'd always thought of myself as being agnostic. I really didn't know or care one way or another, so why worry about it? And then came my freshman year of college.I was in an anthropology class tackling the hilariously controversial subject of biological anthropology. The…See More
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"I was never really raised to be religious (although a LOT of my extended family is very much hardcore Southern Baptist), but I'd always thought of myself as being agnostic. I really didn't know or care one way or another, so why worry…"
A young anthropologist trying to make her way in the world, Ali grew up in south Texas and New Mexico. she has numerous relatives in the Bible Belt and is currently enjoying the status of 'scandalously liberal black sheep' in the family.
Why are you here?
to meet and talk with people who have brains and like science.
The religion you left
Why you left your religion.
It's a load of bollocks.
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