"Three young boys. comparing their Christmas morning routines:
Boy 1: "We get up in the middle of the night and go to church , then we home home and take a nap. Big Sis and me wake up early and we get all out gifts together and try to guess what…"
"My uncle told this one a few years ago.
Back in the 70's, he lived in the country with his wife and their dog Tiger. Tiger was a collie - St Bernard hybrid that weighed in at around 120 pounds. I suspect Tiger was mentally handicapped.…"
" Actually, the real cowards are those who make baseless sweeping generalizations.
There are people in the atheist and theist communities harboring the mistaken notion that agnostics are simply waiting for the end of the game before they…"
"My wife is Christian,so there are three or four around the house, including an Arabic translation of the KJV New testament and a plain text KJV on the computer. I also have a text file of the Qu'ran.. I ke3ep the computer plain text versions…"
"It depends on how you define corruption.
In many countries, bribery is not considered corruption, Bribery and conflicts of interest are considered corruption, but only when it involves the government. While in the private sector, particularly…"
" The individual mandate (a core part of the ACA) was originally the Republicans alternative to a single payer system proposed by the Clinton administration.The concept of a health insurance mandate was hatched in the Heritage Foundation, based…"
Where is the outrage that Anders Breivik, who in 2011 massacred dozens of unarmed teens in the name of Christ?
Where was this outrage when Wade Micheal Page killed 6 Sikhs in the name of Christ.
What of the Christian terrorist terrorist Eric…"
"As Unseen pointed out,
anyone who can afford to pay out of pocket for an expensive unapproved medication or treatment can just as easily afford o travel outside the country to a place where the treatment or medicine is available.
"Arcus, I have to call bullshit on this argument against socialized medicine.
This is the typical astroturf sock-puppet argument.It is easily recognized formulaic response
>> "Well, if you want [expensive, unproven drug…"
"I has some loopholes for the insurance companies they can drive a freight train through.
The act requires this procedure to be fully covered if it is performed as a preventative…"
"There have been many occasions in the history if the US when the executive ( President) and legislative (House + senate) branches were dominated by different parties, and they worked together for the benefit of the nation. At other times, the…"
Some people are hardwaire to religion, I suspect that I am not. Even though my parents sent me to church as a child, religion never made sense to me.
I prefer to describe myself as agnostic, because, even thogh I don't entertain even the most remote possibility of some all powerful supernatural intelligent being, I cannot and will not claim knowledge of the unknowable. In short, I seperate what I know from What I believe or disbelieve.
Why are you here?
I've been an active commenter on a few atheist blogs for years (under a pseudoname), and considering that atheists in Nashville seem as rare as the elusive Florida snowman, I just googled and this site showed up.
The religion you left
Was never a part of one
Why you left your religion.
When I was 15, I realized that many problems of religious people around me wre cause by religion.
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