Erin King
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  • Lubbock, TX
  • United States
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I am a 20 year old student at Texas Tech University. I am Pre-med, Majoring in Psychology and minoring in Biology. I am engaged to the love of my life :) And will be teaching Biology Lab next semester with a brilliant professor who has to combat the Bible Belt when teaching evolution. So I am very excited.
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Living in the Bible Belt, it is nice to read some intelligent conversations and know that I am not the only atheist out there. (My fiancé is one, but that is about the only person I know.)
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Why you left your religion.
I grew up going from church to church (I've been Southern Baptist, Church of Christ, Protestant, Lutheran, Non-Denominational, you name it!) and never really felt like I belonged there. I thought it was because everyone there had grown up in the church and I hadn't. But now I know it was because I couldn't believe half the shit they were saying. I would get up and walk out of sermons because I didn't agree with what they were saying, and I didn't understand any of it. But I never had really heard the term atheist or considered it a real option for the longest time. But now I am out and free and I don't have to keep trying to reconcile what I know as right and natural with what they are trying to tell me.
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Religion in the workplace

Posted on April 1, 2012 at 12:49pm 12 Comments

For starters, I live in the Bible Belt. Lubbock, Texas to be exact.

I work at a car dealership and most of the people surrounding me are religious. And when I say religious I mean REALLY religious. To the point were they actively talk about it and forward emails all day about it at work.

Now I usually just keep my mouth shut and delete the emails because I would like to keep my job. Also, since I am in the bible belt these kinds of things happen at just about every job so it…


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At 9:31am on March 27, 2012, Robert Karp said…

Welcome to the Think Atheist community Erin! 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! Welcome again and make yourself at home!


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