"I'm not sure, I guess it comes down to how you view your relationship. I guess its been easy for me as I have a very supportive family. But after a certain age where one gains the ability to realise what they should and should not be ashamed…"
"Its easy to be neutral towards them until you see by looking through history what religion has done to people. "good men do good things, bad men do bad things, and it takes religion to make good men to do bad…"
"god of the gaps is where the christian will take the holes we have in our knowlage of the world (where life started for example) and they will say becouse we don't know that it only makes sense that it was a god (in their…"
"Oh, I know, you wouldnt believe the lies some of them convince them selves of, the import thing is to answer their questions as honestly as you can. (I'm sure we can help you out with any arguments you cant give an answer to) but again, they…"
"Its so easy to feel defensive when the people you're talking to are ganged up and talking about 'saving you'. Maybe it would best to get each one (the important ones at least) and say what you want to say alone, rather than…"
"I would just say I was an atheist if the subject came up, refuse to do anything I wasn't comfortable with (like prayer). If they ask you why, or say anything, simply question them as to why they believe what they…"