"An excellent post on excellent topic.
This is a topic that comes up for me every once in a while, yet over the years I've never really nailed down what I think entirely. To me it is a complex and multifaceted issue. It is nice to see a concise…"
"If you Could ban atheism across the globe... would you?
I definitely would NOT. I am very much a believer in personal freedom.
"I may not agree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it" - Voltaire
If it is…"
"This argument covers two topics for me. The first is abandonment of logic. The second is the personal god and internal feeling of god (evidence not required).
1. Abandonment of logic.
Faith is the antithesis of logic. Once someone decides logic is…"
"AKA God works in mysterious ways.
AKA We cannot understand God because he is far superior.
The problem with these arguments is that they basically say that logic cannot be used to understand the world.
Once you throw logic out the window, anything…"
"Your points are logical, but faith is not.
I think we will find that even when religion seems to have nothing left there will continue to be believers.
Christianity in particular has adopted a practice of viewing the Bible as a collection of…"
"I have some fundamental issues with the current economic sentiment in Washington. Many leaders in Washington, including Obama, are strongly motivated to take action to help the economy. This motivation, however, makes their actions clumsy. Subtle,…"
I'm as laid back as it gets. I usually hang out with friends for fun. I randomly study different topics, but I'm most interested in physics.
Why are you here?
I randomly found this site while redditing in the atheist subreddit. Checked out a few profiles and realized there are plenty of people worth getting to know on here.
The religion you left
Why you left your religion.
My family was Jehovah's Witness until I was six. After that we were in and out of different churches. I was agnostic through it all and really didn't care about it one way or another. Eventually my Dad went back to Jehovah's Witness and then wanted to share it with me. I obliged and started reading the bible and looking into religion. I've been atheist ever since.
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