Beth Turner
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About Me:
Wife, mom, daughter, queer, pagan person just trying to live my life
Age
25-30
Why are you here?
My mom is atheist and on here and I may be pagan but I don't believe in a creator god or necessarily in an afterlife. I will always consider myself pagan because of my reverence for, and desire to celebrate, nature. Reverence for and celebrate note, NOT worship. But I don't think it requires a "higher power"
The religion you left
Christian
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Beth Turner's Blog

Ah hah! I know what theists mean by morality now...

Posted on November 19, 2010 at 4:40pm 1 Comment

For a long time I wondered why theists believed that being atheist equal lee being amoral. Why the disbelief in a God automatically meant to them a lack of morality. I mean it always was clear to me that being nice to each other was logical and atheism was based on logic so therefore atheism and morality walked hand in hand.



Also a lot of the people who spouted off about atheistic "immorality" did things I found morally repugnant like hating people for being… Continue

"When are you christening your baby?" the perfect answer

Posted on November 16, 2010 at 9:26am 13 Comments

Even before I was atheist I was not Christian, husband is Christian but in a very lapsed Anglican sort of way. Before we got married we discussed how we wanted to raise our Children and we decided we wanted to raise them with choice...so therefore secular. It was important to us that our children make up their own minds regarding religion...they will probably therefore end up in a cult but hey our hearts are in the right place.



Anyway, Husband's family is pretty much like them. Half… Continue

Pagan Atheist (cross posted)

Posted on November 15, 2010 at 4:10pm 11 Comments

I wanted to believe. From a young age I knew I was fooling myself but I didn't care. I wanted to believe because I was lonely, insecure, and (when i was older) depressed and more than anything i wanted to belong.



Anglican Christianity was nice. It was comfortable and quiet. They went easy on the damnation and had a lot of cake. It was nice.



I went to Sunday school every Sunday and when i was older I went to the youth group nearly every week. I wanted to belong so much. I… Continue

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At 7:32am on November 15, 2010, Loop Johnny said…
Welcome, Beth.
 
 
 

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