"The point is that the author of the original article made a factually incorrect statement. Turkey and other countries do not declare an official religion for the state in their constitution. In other words, constitution wise, there is a separation…"
"I think we should differentiate between someone who is 'genuinely' (LOL) stupid and someone who is uneducated. The latter may have had certain factors in their life (e.g. economic) that prevented them from getting a decent…"
"Ray, I'm glad to see that your own beliefs are good enough for you. Great. FANTASTIC! Though, I know that believers with think I'm going to hell too... So? They don't think We should have rights. But we do. And there's nothing…"
"Why in the world would you misconstrue what I stated theists believe , and project it onto my own belief ? I'll rephrase it in a more concrete fashion for you , renegade . Theists , monotheists , specifically , believe that nonbelievers will…"
Arab atheist. Keen on statistics, science and free (libre) software. Museums are like my second home :-) Very strongly anti-war and believe in universal human rights (civil/political liberties as well as social/economic rights).
Opposition to war is very important to me. This is the only life we have evidence for its existence and we simply have to respect the value of human life.
One of my interests in statistics stems from its ability to disprove many myths that numerous people would otherwise easily believe in (although they sometimes still believe anyway!) Statisticians are the keepers of the scientific method.
The only fundie part of me may relate to my love of functional programming, and just like with my atheism, I often wonder why coders resort to inferior technologies :-) I can safely predict that Haskell will achieve world domination sometime this millennium.
The religion you left
Why you left your religion.
Needs many pages to answer! But here are keywords that shape my beliefs (or lack thereof!): empiricism, scientific method, falsification, justice, ...
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