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Hi everyone! My name is Thomas, call me Tom! (not my real name). I'm a 36 year old security guard and part-time police officer from Central Ontario Canada. Married and got one a daughter on the way…Continue

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Secular/Nonreligious/Agnostic
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36 year old male, part-time police officer. Currently studying general sciences at University (philosophy, astronomy, physics, psychology,.. etc). Married with one child (dauMy wife and I are secular humanists.
Age
36-40
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To interact with like-minded thinkers.
The religion you left
Buddhism
Why you left your religion.
Was never very religious. Study traditional Japanese martial arts so Buddhism was a natural path for me. I left it after coming to the realization that that detachment and debasement of worldly things was bad for the self-esteem.
Did a lot of reading, that will make anyone leave religion eventually :)
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Hooray for opposable thumbs

Posted on September 1, 2011 at 10:48pm 3 Comments

I, like most people here, sometimes get asked where do I get my meaning in life without God? Where is the wonder? One answer is as clear as your hand in front of your face. Except for great apes, a few marsupials and a few reptiles we are the only species with an opposable thumb.  We owe it a great debt. Without it it’s unlikely we would have evolved very far. Thumbs made most tools and writing possible and gave our early ancestors critical advantages over other species such as better fine…

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Roman Catholics in Ontario show some courage

Posted on August 27, 2011 at 10:21am 3 Comments

Canadians are usually viewed as friendly and  tolerant but…
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The Berenstain's find Jesus

Posted on August 22, 2011 at 10:00pm 2 Comments

Many of us remember Papa Bear, Mama Bear, Brother Bear, Sister Bear, and Honey Bear. Up until 2005 when Stan Berenstain passed away the Berenstain Bears had appeared in well over 100 books, three TV series and several specials and half a dozen computer games. They entertained and educated children on countless topics important to them from homework and friends to stealing, teasing and other life issues that affect them. When Stan Berenstain died his son Michael Berenstain took over and,…

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Somalis suffer and die as Islamists ban ‘infidel’ aid and tell Somalis to trust God instead

Posted on August 14, 2011 at 11:07pm 0 Comments

Drought has caused a national disaster in Somalia. Tens of Thousands of children alone have died or are dying from the famine already. Of the millions of people being hit the hardest by the famine most are in areas controlled by Islamic militant extremists who are forcing inhabitants not to accept 'infidel' aid but to trust in God instead. This on top of war, gangs and corruption and abuses by government soldiers, pro-government militia forces, African peacekeepers and Kenyan police. Only…

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At 7:31pm on July 10, 2011, Robert Karp said…
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