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Hi, I think I am an atheist

Started this discussion. Last reply by Laura May 11, 2009. 16 Replies

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Laura replied to Becky's discussion 'Hi, I think I am an atheist'
"I agree. Also, when loved ones are questioning you and you don't feel like trying to explain to grandma why her beliefs are totally wrong, agreeing to disagree might just be the best course of action."
May 11, 2009
Johnny replied to Becky's discussion 'Hi, I think I am an atheist'
"You might be right about "agreeing to disagree." But what else do you say, when you're trying to stay civil, and you've realized you're arguing with an idiot who is not going to budge? Using the term "agree to…"
May 11, 2009
SparkleyFlowers replied to Becky's discussion 'Hi, I think I am an atheist'
"Hi Konquererz, I totally agree with your assessment of people who look down upon atheists. However, I disagree about pitying them. Perhaps I'm a bit cynical, but I don't think they deserve pity. It's not like they don't have a…"
May 11, 2009
SparkleyFlowers replied to Becky's discussion 'Hi, I think I am an atheist'
"One of the best ways to know you've won a debate is when the other person says something about agreeing to disagree. It means they've got nothin' and they want you to stop backing them into a corner."
May 11, 2009
Dave G replied to Becky's discussion 'Hi, I think I am an atheist'
"Heya Becky, welcome to the site! Thinking is a dangerous habit, one which we encourage more of. :)"
May 4, 2009
River Otter replied to Becky's discussion 'Hi, I think I am an atheist'
"Hi Becky, Welcome to T/A! :) I have been a life long atheist, never being indoctrinated in any religion. I must say that I completely agree with the fact that, even if "god" of the bible or koran were true, I too, would still not worship…"
May 4, 2009
Jason Brown replied to Becky's discussion 'Hi, I think I am an atheist'
"Welcome! Gotta watch that thinking there Becky, it scares the christians! Well done! ;D"
May 3, 2009
Misty: Baytheist Living! replied to Becky's discussion 'Hi, I think I am an atheist'
"Welcome to the site!"
May 3, 2009
Becky replied to Becky's discussion 'Hi, I think I am an atheist'
"Rachel, the truth is that even if the god that people are afraid of and bow down to did exist I would not worship such a vindictive creature. It is sort of like people who keep in a relationship with an abusive parent after they become adults"
May 1, 2009
Rachael replied to Becky's discussion 'Hi, I think I am an atheist'
"Im also new to this as well. I have a sitation very similiar to yours, Becky. 999 I was raised a catholic, then changed to more of an anglican approach ( through mum). I have also come to peel the layers off and realise that i believe more in truth…"
May 1, 2009
Becky replied to Becky's discussion 'Hi, I think I am an atheist'
"Thanks so much for the warm welcome. It is nice to know there is a place I can come where people understand me, and do not look down on me for using my brain. Incidentally it is more logical to believe that if there was a god he would reward people…"
May 1, 2009
elaine kilshaw replied to Becky's discussion 'Hi, I think I am an atheist'
"Hi Bec ky, You could not have put in better and more simpler. I was born in to a Jewish family, myself and one brother are atheists and the other brother is religous. I went to a convent during the war and did not know which were of any denomiation…"
May 1, 2009
CJoe replied to Becky's discussion 'Hi, I think I am an atheist'
"Hi Becky!! First of all, welcome. This site will do wonders for you... lots of ranting and reasoning going on here :). Secondly. You're not alone. Not even a little bit. I know there are lots of others who are "coming out" atheist,…"
Apr 30, 2009
Pegasus Autonoma replied to Becky's discussion 'Hi, I think I am an atheist'
"Thinking is bad and God will judge you! I'm just kidding, glad you found the site, I hope you enjoy it."
Apr 30, 2009
James replied to Becky's discussion 'Hi, I think I am an atheist'
"Welcome to T|A, and congrats for having the courage to THINK!"
Apr 30, 2009
Rev. Tom Hicks, D.D. replied to Becky's discussion 'Hi, I think I am an atheist'
"Thinkin' is the first step, so you probably are an atheist. It's our bad habit. Thinkin', you know. Welcome to the site."
Apr 30, 2009

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interested in talking to other atheists
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Catholic
Why you left your religion.
I grew up and realized it was not real
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