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New to the forum, and atheism

Started this discussion. Last reply by Off-The-Grid Feb 25, 2012. 12 Replies

Hello, my name is Biniam and i am 16.I found out that i was an atheist about 5 months ago. I have always been a logical and rational person but i never really came across the evidence against…Continue

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Robert Karp left a comment for Biniam
"Welcome to the Think Atheist community Biniam! Join us in the chat on the bottom right of the screen and feel free to ask questions and get involved as much or as little as you want! If you would like to, add me as a friend and I'm also on…"
Feb 27, 2012
Jimmy Russell replied to Biniam's discussion 'New to the forum, and atheism'
"well kid you came to the right place.  I was about 14 when I figured it out but luckily did not have religious parents. whew.  i agree with the others its best to keep quiet.  it sucks, but then thats why we deal with situations as…"
Feb 24, 2012
Mo Trauen replied to Biniam's discussion 'New to the forum, and atheism'
"Welcome to rationality and TA, Biniam.  You are wise to keep your atheism to yourself when you have a family that believes in creationism.  I am sorry, but the religious (even our family members) are not very tolerant of us--though they…"
Feb 24, 2012
Taylor Campbell replied to Biniam's discussion 'New to the forum, and atheism'
"I read your comments and found my answer: epic satirical troll.  "
Feb 24, 2012
Taylor Campbell replied to Biniam's discussion 'New to the forum, and atheism'
"I can't tell if you're just a troll.......or someone very satirical......"
Feb 24, 2012
Nina van der Roos replied to Biniam's discussion 'New to the forum, and atheism'
Feb 24, 2012
Nina van der Roos replied to Biniam's discussion 'New to the forum, and atheism'
Feb 24, 2012
Biniam replied to Nate Warnock's discussion 'Dealing with the inevitable'
"The brain has different ways of distracting itself from full awareness of unpleasant thoughts, and feelings. These ways are called defense mechanisms. The way I dealt with mortality is rationalization, which is one of the major defense mechanisms. I…"
Feb 24, 2012
Biniam replied to Biniam's discussion 'New to the forum, and atheism'
"At first, i was afraid. It was like if i get into an accident tomorrow, i will die and i won't be conscious anymore. It wasn't the fact that there is no god that was hard to comprehend, because i never really believed in god. I only…"
Feb 24, 2012
Biniam replied to Biniam's discussion 'New to the forum, and atheism'
"Thanks for being welcoming."
Feb 24, 2012
Helen Pluckrose replied to Biniam's discussion 'New to the forum, and atheism'
"Welcome Biniam. It can be quite hard when you first begin questioning and realise that disbelief is  the only rational reaction to the existence of gods. I have been talking to two teenagers and a twelve year old about this - they feel deep…"
Feb 24, 2012
Bobby Khan replied to Biniam's discussion 'New to the forum, and atheism'
"Hi Biniam, I can certainly empathise with the difficulty of continually hiding one's true feelings when with religious family members/friends. I guess my only advice would be to keep educating yourself (which you seem to be doing very well so…"
Feb 24, 2012
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New to the forum, and atheism

Hello, my name is Biniam and i am 16.I found out that i was an atheist about 5 months ago. I have always been a logical and rational person but i never really came across the evidence against religion and god. The evidence i did hear was told to me by religious people, especially my parents. And the way they told me was like "Did you hear that scientist think we came from monkeys? ha ha that is very stupid and dumb". But through the internet, the evidence kind of found me. i was just watching…See More
Feb 24, 2012
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Atheist
About Me:
My name is Biniam and i am 16 years old. I am an atheist. My family still do not know that, and only a few of my friends do.
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13-18
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Single
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To discuss my beliefs freely.
The religion you left
Christian
Why you left your religion.
No one deserves to go to hell!
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At 8:33am on February 27, 2012, Robert Karp said…

Welcome to the Think Atheist community Biniam! Join us in the chat on the bottom right of the screen and feel free to ask questions and get involved as much or as little as you want! If you would like to, add me as a friend and I'm also on twitter as RSAnative if you care to follow. Welcome again and make yourself at home!

 
 
 

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