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Has anyone "come-out" as an Atheist and failed?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Evan Meinel Sep 26, 2011. 14 Replies

Weird question I know.  However when I came out as an atheist and then have some threatening notes and things left in your mail box?  I moved to keep it away from my grandparents.  I did start a blog…Continue

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Evan Meinel replied to Bitterroot Wire's discussion 'Has anyone "come-out" as an Atheist and failed?'
"Ok well i have no idea where all this flak towards athiesm comes from. Here in Wiscosin you could walk into a church and say "im an athiest" and no one would care. In fact they would approve of your willingness to speak freely. Of course…"
Sep 26, 2011
Evan Meinel replied to Bitterroot Wire's discussion 'Has anyone "come-out" as an Atheist and failed?'
"Have no fear! The Athiests are here!"
Sep 26, 2011
Ratifying Obliqueer replied to Bitterroot Wire's discussion 'Has anyone "come-out" as an Atheist and failed?'
"Relatives just love it- me out of a particular cult, they are much happier now that i am an atheist hahaha!!!!"
Sep 26, 2011
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Jun 27, 2011
Okinawa R. replied to Bitterroot Wire's discussion 'Has anyone "come-out" as an Atheist and failed?'
"i've been stating, arguing, struggling that i dont believe there is/are god/s since 6 years ago, somehow i dont get plenty of heat; as in i dont get threat letter, bullying, or stone thrown at me BUT i might had some mock on my…"
Jun 26, 2011
Chris replied to Bitterroot Wire's discussion 'Has anyone "come-out" as an Atheist and failed?'
"It is a hard thing to go against the norm, for sure. Usually I keep my mouth shut, though I never back away if asked directly. I used to work for a semi-fundy corp, and they would have daily prayers that I did not attend. Eventually it stopped…"
Jun 26, 2011
Akshay Bist replied to Bitterroot Wire's discussion 'Has anyone "come-out" as an Atheist and failed?'
"I don't think you failed in any way. If anyone failed it was the assholes who left the threatening notes in your mailbox, they failed in being tolerant of other beliefs. Anyone would be scared if they had threatening notes sent to them.…"
Jun 25, 2011
Bitterroot Wire replied to Bitterroot Wire's discussion 'Has anyone "come-out" as an Atheist and failed?'
"lol, thank you. It makes me happy to hear from people like you and it makes me feel welcome. (c:"
Jun 25, 2011
Kirsten replied to Bitterroot Wire's discussion 'Has anyone "come-out" as an Atheist and failed?'
"They made you quit the library??? Awww... The whole thing smacks of nutso with an extra side of crazy to me. The library ought to be a sanctuary for thinking, not another place one has to fear being "found out". We're happy to have…"
Jun 20, 2011
luvtheheaven replied to Bitterroot Wire's discussion 'Has anyone "come-out" as an Atheist and failed?'
"It sounds like you need to try your best not to let the insanity bring you down and eventually when you are able move far away... the coasts of the US, especially near the most major cities, are much more tolerant of the…"
Jun 20, 2011
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Bitterroot Wire replied to Bitterroot Wire's discussion 'Has anyone "come-out" as an Atheist and failed?'
"Thank you. I am glad I found this.  Normally I am a much more up beat person.  I just wish that people didn't get all bug eyed when I tell them or my Wiccan friend was talking about another friend of ours, when I asked what was going…"
Jun 18, 2011
Bitterroot Wire replied to Bitterroot Wire's discussion 'Has anyone "come-out" as an Atheist and failed?'
"I moved in with my grandparents after college.  I found a job at a library, the head librarians were all pretty devout christians, the woman who replaced me was a parishioner of my trainer's church.  I realized I was 100% atheist…"
Jun 18, 2011
luvtheheaven replied to Bitterroot Wire's discussion 'Has anyone "come-out" as an Atheist and failed?'
""However when I came out as an atheist and then have some threatening notes and things left in your mail box?  I moved to keep it away from my grandparents."   So when exactly did you come out, and to whom? Then what exactly were…"
Jun 18, 2011
Misty: Baytheist Living! replied to Bitterroot Wire's discussion 'Has anyone "come-out" as an Atheist and failed?'
"Hey!  Sounds like a crisis, alright! Well, you've come to the right place. The community here will help you connect with hundreds of people in a situation at least similar to yours. I'm starting to see this pattern in…"
Jun 18, 2011

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Atheist political blogger. I hope to find more atheist. I am the only one in my area who is even remotely open about it. After a few extremely angry christians talked to me I've become anonymous, but I hope to gain the confidence to come out again.
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