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Giving Bibles to students

Started this discussion. Last reply by Southern Skeptic Dec 28, 2011. 18 Replies

Over at the Middle school where I went to many years ago, there is a church where each and every day the same man hands out little orange bibles to the students on their way home, and each time he…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by chelsea May 29, 2011. 4 Replies

Hi My name Is Jason Silva and I am a proud Atheist. I listen to all kinds of music even religious even tho the mean makes me sick. Im am glad to have found a website like this.

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Southern Skeptic replied to Jason Silva's discussion 'Giving Bibles to students'
"Love it! I haven't been on their site for a while, this gave me a giggle: "
Dec 28, 2011
Teri G replied to Jason Silva's discussion 'Giving Bibles to students'
"Hahahaha! Yeah, maybe you should practice XD"
Dec 28, 2011
Sophie B replied to Jason Silva's discussion 'Giving Bibles to students'
"I pointed out the "constantly smiling thing" to my boyfriend (nearly whole family Is JW) in response to the question- "What would you do if you had to meet my family?" and said I would be polite but desperately trying not to…"
Dec 28, 2011
Sophie B replied to Jason Silva's discussion 'Giving Bibles to students'
"-Steadying this wonky table? Source:http://www.venganza.org/category/general/page/3/"
Dec 28, 2011
Teri G replied to Jason Silva's discussion 'Giving Bibles to students'
"I don't get a creepy vibe from other religions normally, just the JW's. That wasn't even the worst of it, after the meeting had ended, the entire congregation had noticed I was new and came up to greet me. The extreme friendliness and…"
Dec 28, 2011
Sophie B replied to Jason Silva's discussion 'Giving Bibles to students'
"For some reason I don't pick up on the whole creepy vibe with people of other religions. But although I haven't experienced the things you are talking about I still find them creepy and get a strange feeling from them..intuition? I always…"
Dec 28, 2011
Teri G replied to Jason Silva's discussion 'Giving Bibles to students'
"I went to a JW meeting here in South Africa on a research project for my anthropology class. I was supposed to go at least 5 times, I went once and never again. I couldn't walk back into that place again, it was too creepy. They discussed how…"
Dec 28, 2011
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Jason Silva replied to Morgana's discussion 'Dealing with Death?'
"For me dealing with death was a huge wall i had to cross in my life. I see death as a natural thing it is bound to happen its what you do with your life up to the point where you are about to die. Since there is no afterlife might as well…"
Dec 28, 2011
Jason Silva replied to Jason Silva's discussion 'Giving Bibles to students'
"It is and it a horrible thing to do to a child"
Dec 28, 2011
Sophie B replied to Jason Silva's discussion 'Giving Bibles to students'
"I was thinking something similar the other day- how many do JWs convert going door to door? Especially as their reputation precedes them"
Dec 28, 2011
Becca replied to Jason Silva's discussion 'Giving Bibles to students'
"Does anyone here know a single person who was as a child converted to Christianity by a man on the corner handing out Bibles? I certainly don't know anyone who was and I think it highly unlikely that anyone else on here does. If this man is…"
Dec 28, 2011
Sophie B replied to Jason Silva's discussion 'Giving Bibles to students'
"I would take one myself even if I was a child at the time but I wouldn't read it unless I was really bored and had run out of books to wile the summer away XD"
Dec 27, 2011
erik112358 replied to Jason Silva's discussion 'Giving Bibles to students'
"on top of that, it's probably an annotated pocketbible version with certain distasteful parts cut out."
Dec 27, 2011
Teri G replied to Jason Silva's discussion 'Giving Bibles to students'
"This made me laugh.. :D Thanks for that"
Dec 27, 2011
Rocky john replied to Jason Silva's discussion 'Giving Bibles to students'
"the problem is not them giving out bibles its the fact 99.9999% of people would not even bother reading the bible they have just been giving. and i mean reading all of it not just a select verse or 2"
Dec 27, 2011

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I am a Atheist

Posted on May 29, 2011 at 6:22am 0 Comments

Fr the longest time I was afraid of what would happen if I told anybody I was Atheist. I feared that my family would hate me an that I would never become a good person. Having those thoughts in my head was a horrible thing to do to myself. I started to feel as if I was broken, damaged, wrong and most of all a worthless person. This was alot for a young kid to understand. The first time I ever told anybody I told my mom and she pulled me to the side and told me " Jason, it is wrong for you to… Continue

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At 8:12am on May 29, 2011, Robert Karp said…
Welcome to TA!!!!!
At 7:47am on May 29, 2011, Ale Phillips said…

no one should be afraid about expressing their views about the world! good that you're free now :)

 

At 6:11am on May 29, 2011, eugene said…
You are welcome, Jason.
 
 
 

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