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Reg The Fronkey Farmer left a comment for Greg Olson-Hyde
"Happy New Year Greg. I was just thinking of Suzanne and remembering some of our forum battles together. We are thinking of you as atheists do :-)"
Dec 31, 2014
Reg The Fronkey Farmer left a comment for Greg Olson-Hyde
"Happy New Year Greg. I was just thinking of Suzanne and remembering some of forum battles together. We are thinking of you as atheists do."
Dec 31, 2014
Belle Rose left a comment for Greg Olson-Hyde
"Thinking about you Greg! I hope you are well :)"
Nov 3, 2014
Seraphina commented on Greg Olson-Hyde's blog post 'Sometimes I envy the religious in death!'
"Hi Greg,Firstly, I am very sorry to hear of your loss. I'm very new here so I never had the opportunity to interact with your wife, but having read the comments here she sounds like an awesome lady.I very recently and suddenly lost my father,…"
Jun 29, 2014
Greg Olson-Hyde and Strega are now friends
Jun 29, 2014
_Robert_ commented on Greg Olson-Hyde's blog post 'Sometimes I envy the religious in death!'
"The afterlife cheapens the real and only life we have. Let us all believe this life is only a test. Diminish ourselves to deluded, worshiping fools walking around clinging to this or that myth. Not allowing ourselves to experience the…"
Jun 29, 2014
Belle Rose commented on Greg Olson-Hyde's blog post 'Sometimes I envy the religious in death!'
"A woman's heart is as deep as the ocean, but I do believe women who love fully do not use restraint, just as their tongue use no restraint! LOL!!! And so you can rest assured that her internal memories (thoughts) were shared with you Greg, not…"
Jun 29, 2014
Greg Olson-Hyde commented on Greg Olson-Hyde's blog post 'Sometimes I envy the religious in death!'
"Sorry for the lack of replies, but every time I try I fail to find the required words. However, I would like to say that I was overwhelmed by the responses and will reply one day when the muse returns to my brain. One thing I would like to clarify…"
Jun 29, 2014
Greg Olson-Hyde is now friends with Simon Paynton and Belle Rose
Jun 19, 2014
MikeLong commented on Greg Olson-Hyde's blog post 'Sometimes I envy the religious in death!'
"Sorry, Greg, for your HUGE loss.  It's not usual to use the word, "giant" in reference to a female, but, to me, it fits her personage. Bob, you missed a real opportunity to garner a modicum of respect. If only you'd just…"
Jun 9, 2014
Erock68la commented on Greg Olson-Hyde's blog post 'Sometimes I envy the religious in death!'
"I agree Bob was being disrespectful, and I don't know whether it was intentional or not.  In this case I would just let it go.  Hashing it out here is disrespectful by all involved, in my humble opinion."
Jun 9, 2014
Unseen commented on Greg Olson-Hyde's blog post 'Sometimes I envy the religious in death!'
"Bob, explain how your praying for an atheist's "soul" is any different from the Mormons baptizing the dead (including Holocaust victims) into Mormonism. Doing somthing they would have disavowed in life is abusing the dead."
Jun 9, 2014
Tom Sarbeck commented on Greg Olson-Hyde's blog post 'Sometimes I envy the religious in death!'
"Keeping in mind that dictionaries both describe and prescribe word use, I turned to my tiny shirt-pocket-size Larousse French-English dictionary. It defines faux thusly: 1) wrong, 2) false, 3) fake. So, Greg, your ...religious people have faux…"
Jun 9, 2014
Gallup's Mirror commented on Greg Olson-Hyde's blog post 'Sometimes I envy the religious in death!'
"This does seem like a passive-aggressive way for Bob to express that his religious views are superior. It's partly that Bob is praying for an atheist, partly that "repose" means "shorten Suzanne's time in purgatory",…"
Jun 9, 2014
Dr. Bob commented on Greg Olson-Hyde's blog post 'Sometimes I envy the religious in death!'
"Ah, Greg, I am so sorry for your loss, and for the loss to all of the communities in which she engaged.   Her passion for justice will not be forgotten by any who knew her. As a token visiting theist here, I will say a prayer for…"
Jun 8, 2014
Tom Sarbeck commented on Greg Olson-Hyde's blog post 'Sometimes I envy the religious in death!'
"Greg, Suzanne's memories, personality, love and humour have NOT simply evaporated back into the cosmic whatever. You have them. "
Jun 8, 2014

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Your Religious Status
Atheist
Age
59-64
Relationship Status
Single
Why are you here?
Hopefully, to pick up where my late wife, Suzanne Olson-Hyde, left off - don't think that I am up to her standard tho.
The religion you left
Was never a part of one
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How did you hear about Think Atheist?
From my late wife.

Greg Olson-Hyde's Blog

Sometimes I envy the religious in death!

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 10:12am 22 Comments

I am Greg, husband of the recently deceased White Unicorn, Suzanne Olson-Hyde. We are/were both confirmed atheists of long standing - roughly 50 years each - we both gave up religion in our early teens.

But now that Suzanne has 'ceased to be', I am having an internal struggle between my logical self - still DEFINITELY an atheist, and my 'fantasy', wishful thinking self that would love to believe that Suzanne still exists somewhere and that she is being looked after.

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At 5:14pm on December 31, 2014, Reg The Fronkey Farmer said…

Happy New Year Greg. I was just thinking of Suzanne and remembering some of our forum battles together. We are thinking of you as atheists do :-)

At 2:06am on November 3, 2014, Belle Rose said…

Thinking about you Greg! I hope you are well :)

 
 
 

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