"Zach, I can relate this, and it frustrates me as well. I feel like I have to vote on the issues that are most important to me, which are: growing the economy by getting the government out of the way, and national security. As far as what…"
"Hello, Parau, and welcome. I agree with everything you said. It's unfortunate how much religion is so deeply a part of the culture of America, some areas more heavily than others. Granted, it could be much, much worse.…"
"Hello there, Stuart. I'm a fellow Bible Belter. My mom says that because I was baptised as a child, that pretty much seals the deal, and "Jesus won't let go of you now", no matter what. I guess I can say "Problem…"
I just wanted to say hello and properly introduce myself. I am 38 and live with my wonderful husband in an eastern suburb of Atlanta. My husband and I were both raised in Christian households (Baptist and Methodist), but he gave it up years before I did. We haven't encountered problems with our atheism, but then we haven't always been open with everyone about it.I am somewhat quiet, non-confrontational, and raised in the "southern" culture of trying never to be rude. It is not my nature to…See More
"I think that coming out can build credibility, however I am also a bit hypocritical at the same time. I only come out as an atheist--if the topic comes up--to people I consider "open-minded" (and some of those are indeed Christians).…"