"Over the last few years, Tennessee has relaxed many restrictions on gun carry permits. Gun control opponents have been qick to point out a reduction in violent crime since the laws changed. what they don't ,mention is that the started going…"
"What I think most people fail to understand is that religions are, and have always been political tools of leadership to control the masses.Religion is always adapted to fit the requirements of the leaders. If we are to be effective in moving…"
" I don't expect the Islamophobes on this forum, especially those who have converted a christian backgroud, or those tending to be totally accepting of people like Harris, but perhaps I'm more cynical thanmost."
"By the time I was 5 years old I had learned that fairness and justice don't exist in reality. Itook me 10 more years to realist the best way to cope with ts reality it to lower my expectations.
The question is not about the fairness of a Bill…"
" If one paying due attention will see the misleading arguments. In a 3 hour long interview with Cenk Ugyur of "The Young Turks", starting at the 17 minute mark Harris conflates logic and probability. In this particular…"
" There is an atheist stereo type that is embraced not only by the media, but by many atheists as well.The core of the stereotype imagines atheists as calculating skeptics, more like misguided intelligent robots than compassionate human beings.…"
"The problem, it seems , lies in how we define intelligence.A part is most certainly found in recognizing patterns to trigger specific responses. Computer science has that down pretty well. I think the stumbling block is this vague concept of…"
"Okay, with that in mind, in what way does that negate the statement that your freedoms end where mine begin. of course that cuts both ways. It is also true that your rights end where mine begin and vice versa.
Your voting example for instance…"
" The League of Militant Atheists was an atheistic, anti religion group formed in the Russia around 1929 and disbanded in the 1940's.
According to Wikipedia:
"The League of Militant Atheists aided the Soviet government in…"
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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