"Only you know your parents. If you are dependent on them in anyway, then perhaps it is best if you keep quiet until you are out of their house.
It isn't just a case of 'my house, my rules' you have to worry about, it's the…"
"Unless your mother is a bible-thumping evangelical who is at church whenever the doors are open and condemns everyone who has different beliefs than her I would recommend just telling her. She probably won't be as upset as you might think. It…"
"Well, Falwell said a lot of things against the LGBTQQI community, and anyone else who wasn't christian. The man was a prime example of someone who used the bible in the context of his own agenda. I'm pretty sure there'd be a shitstorm…"
"I'm skeptical of everything, really, so I'm sure I'd still be skeptical of he/she/it.
To be convinced? I'd need to do my own experiments, and see everything for myself under a controlled environment."
"I thought it was condescending even when I was a Christian. :P I absolutely refused to use such an obviously self-superior line, even when my sister was questioning her faith. I realize that most people don't mean it as such, but it…"
I was raised Catholic but admitted to myself, finally, that I am Atheist.
Why are you here?
I don't really get the opportunity to talk about being atheist because my friends and family are still quite religious. I have a lot of guilt because my parents spent a lot of money sending me to a private school for 9 years, and I haven't been able to tell them that I just don't believe in god. I'm kindof hoping this makes it easier.
The religion you left
Why you left your religion.
I never really believed it, even as a little girl. I was never comfortable with being Catholic. I tried other religions, I tried being agnostic, nothing fit.
When I finally came clean about the idea of god and religion being no more that bull shit, to me, I finally was happy with myself.
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