Killingtonskier
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Killingtonskier replied to Melchior Vulpius's discussion 'Should I Lie to Children?'
"I just had the same experience from a fellow volunteer following a conversation about something that lead to her saying "God Looks after us" I politely disagreed with her pointing out that God has looked over a lot of terrible things…"
Mar 8, 2012
Killingtonskier posted a blog post

Live life

Dance as if no one is watching Sing as if no one is listeningLove as if you have have never been hurt before Live life as if Heaven is here on EarthDon't bother if you are a Muslim or Christian Wait till you get planted in earth and arrive in HeavenSee More
Mar 4, 2012
Killingtonskier replied to matthew bevins's discussion 'Rebuttal to Peter Hitchens case for religion'
"Wonderful dissertation that I totally agree with--with one caveat---Atheists, like Richard Dawkins who demean those who believe, forget that those who believe provide a lot of good things and help many people, believing  Jesus' voice of…"
Mar 4, 2012
Killingtonskier replied to matthew bevins's discussion 'Rebuttal to Peter Hitchens case for religion'
"In Response to the four seizures Who said "God Said"? Man is God--Man invented God. 1. God "allowed" the weak to be slaughtered throughout history 2. Man made the rule of law---way before any mono-theistic culture arrived 3.…"
Mar 4, 2012
matthew bevins and Killingtonskier are now friends
Mar 4, 2012
Killingtonskier commented on Killingtonskier's blog post 'Believing in God is NOT Bullshit'
"Food for thought from what looks likean interesting…"
Feb 28, 2012
Killingtonskier commented on Killingtonskier's blog post 'Believing in God is NOT Bullshit'
"I agree to a limited extent. Much of the human race is in a follow the leader mode---just look at the Republican party--follow the money and the power. BUT we have, in this generation, the power of the internet that will  eventually percolate…"
Feb 28, 2012
T A A commented on Killingtonskier's blog post 'Believing in God is NOT Bullshit'
"A break with religion, a true break, on a social scale, would probably take the same amount of time to be achieved, as does the pain of segregation and institutionalised discrimination that certain countries have perpetrated onto their minorities.…"
Feb 28, 2012
Killingtonskier replied to Melchior Vulpius's discussion 'Should I Lie to Children?'
"It is a sick world out there. Just try to acknowledge you are an Atheist among the masses.Sit in a local diner "Other than in Woodstock, VT or Yachats, OR with people you know. let me know how you fare. I must admit though that as a health care…"
Feb 28, 2012
Killingtonskier commented on Killingtonskier's blog post 'Believing in God is NOT Bullshit'
"Thanks for all your interesting and cool commentary. I am impressed with James' select group of friends and acquaintances. I have not had that experience. working in hospitals, colleges and being extremely gregarious, and very poor as a kid, I…"
Feb 28, 2012
T A A commented on Killingtonskier's blog post 'Believing in God is NOT Bullshit'
"But there's no such thing as "not interfering" with people. When a religious person votes in a religious freak and numbskull for a politician position, that affects us atheists, they are interfering with my liberties and dreams.…"
Feb 27, 2012
Killingtonskier commented on Killingtonskier's blog post 'Believing in God is NOT Bullshit'
"And personally, if you believe in God, and do not interfere with others, and are a decent, kind, considerate human being--you are OK with me. If you are a non-contributing Atheist---you are not OK."
Feb 27, 2012
Killingtonskier commented on Killingtonskier's blog post 'Believing in God is NOT Bullshit'
"Fear is a consequence of not being well versed, genetic acquired brain chemistry, upbringing and most of all being threatened by someone that can hurt you. Mostly not being very smart allows for what you describe."
Feb 27, 2012
T A A commented on Killingtonskier's blog post 'Believing in God is NOT Bullshit'
"That is a common misconception about religions. Religions and the belief systems they are based upon have less to do with stupid people fear, and more to do with the scheming members of communities creating power structures. Machiavellian…"
Feb 27, 2012
diggerbanks commented on Killingtonskier's blog post 'Believing in God is NOT Bullshit'
"What Dragotron said... We fear unknowns so we ask wise ones for answers and they apportion answers. Why is the Earth shaking? Why is my village under water? Why is there no rain? What happens when we die? Fear is a debilitator, any answer that…"
Feb 27, 2012
Jesus Christ commented on Killingtonskier's blog post 'Believing in God is NOT Bullshit'
"Actually, The Holocaust never happened. Dad created the universe just yesterday. Anything you think you "remember" or "know" is simply a memory he planted in your mind yesterday."
Feb 25, 2012

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Your Religious Status
Secular/Nonreligious/Agnostic
About Me:
Retired medical practitioner that enjoys being a decent humanist and environmentalist. Agnostic since I was 13. Former Methodist. Like the Unitarian attitude except for the God part. Very active with Volunteer work, sports, friends and family.
Age
71-76
Relationship Status
Married
Why are you here?
I don't know--all I do know is that before I was born there was nothing--so I figure after will be the same--this is why I am enjoying THIS LIFE and am lucky I can.
The religion you left
Christian
Why you left your religion.
Just did not believe all the suffering could be forced on everything because of a couple's mistake. Can not over come the likes of Stalin and Hitler being watched over by a caring God.
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Definitely!
How did you hear about Think Atheist?
Wife from Face Book

Killingtonskier's Blog

Live life

Posted on March 4, 2012 at 5:22pm 0 Comments

Dance as if no one is watching
Sing as if no one is listening
Love as if you have have never been hurt before
Live life as if Heaven is here on Earth
Don't bother if you are a Muslim or Christian
Wait till you get planted in earth and arrive in Heaven

Believing in God is NOT Bullshit

Posted on February 23, 2012 at 4:30pm 22 Comments

Mankind believes in God because most of mankind cannot help themselves to not believe. The majority of Mankind appears to need simple answers when something is unexplainable (how we got here), or horribly indifferent. 

God or religion is like comfort food for even those who are intelligent and inventive. Just look at 9-11 and the collapse of the Twin Towers.

For the past 10 years I have listened to "God Bless America" to honor the victims. Every time I hear "God Bless America"…

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At 8:37am on February 20, 2012, Robert Karp said…

Welcome to the Think Atheist community Killingtonskier! Join us in the chat on the bottom right of the screen and feel free to ask questions and get involved as much or as little as you want! If you would like to, add me as a friend and I'm also on twitter as RSAnative if you care to follow. Welcome again and make yourself at home!

 
 
 

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