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Eureka moment

Started this discussion. Last reply by andrew j van der veen Mar 12, 2011. 7 Replies

Hello folks. I was discussing this with a very smart colleague in work earlier;  It would seem a lot of people on this site have been brought up in the ways of a certain religion, then became…Continue

 

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andrew j van der veen replied to Ben's discussion 'Eureka moment'
"Interesting posting .Very eloquently done . Aiming for the right "targetaudience " is a neverending quest . There are NO wrong questions in this matter as long as we abide by strict principles for respect and site requirements ."
Mar 12, 2011
Loop Johnny replied to Ben's discussion 'Eureka moment'
"My eureka moment was long. It was more like an eureka week. At 16 I watched a lot of youtube videos of famous atheist thinkers. I once decided to try living as an atheist out of curiosity for a month and I never came back."
Mar 12, 2011
Heather Spoonheim replied to Ben's discussion 'Eureka moment'
"I actually have a blog post on my page about my "Journey to Atheism." The short version is that I was brought up with two religions and the conflict between the two became impossible for me to resolve. I didn't have a eureka moment,…"
Mar 12, 2011
Jason replied to Ben's discussion 'Eureka moment'
"I have my eureka moment listed on my home page. Easter Morning. I was six years old. I noticed the candy and treats in my Easter basket (that the "Easter Bunny" had brought) was the exact candy and treats that I found in my parent's…"
Mar 12, 2011
Tim replied to Ben's discussion 'Eureka moment'
"I was born in 1952. My parents took me to church the week after I was born and rarely missed a Sunday after that. I would put on my white shirt and tie and my "Sunday clothes" and I would smile and bow my head at the appropriate times. I…"
Mar 11, 2011
Ben replied to Ben's discussion 'Eureka moment'
"Thanks Nelson."
Mar 11, 2011
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Eureka moment

Hello folks. I was discussing this with a very smart colleague in work earlier;  It would seem a lot of people on this site have been brought up in the ways of a certain religion, then became disillusioned and finally became atheist. I wasn't brought up in such a way;  I said my prayers at school - rhyming off boring stuff - but was just told to read as much as possible at home. I've read the bible and koran out of choice.  I suppose I was left to make up my own mind and it could have gone in…See More
Mar 10, 2011
Ben replied to Brother Gabe Rodriguez's discussion 'Should I be honoured to be meeting the Pope?'
"I'd go and enjoy it as a tourist experience. I've never been but Vatican City looks spectacular, regardless of what it's there for.  The Pope's just a bloke.  Architecture is cool."
Mar 10, 2011
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I've never had a 'eureka' moment where I realised there was no heavenly father, and I wasn't brought up to be atheist. I just read and think.
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