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Reaction to "Science Saved My Soul" Video

Started this discussion. Last reply by John R. Alley Feb 25, 2012. 11 Replies

I haven't posted a lot on Think Atheist. So I'll give you all a little info on me.It has been a gradual process realizing that I no longer believe in a "god", and just recently I "came out" to my…Continue

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John R. Alley commented on kOrsan's video
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What do Atheists do in Crisis?

"What are they doing but mocking Mr. Silverman for what he knows to be the truth. Christians don't want to be mocked for their opinions (read lies), but will mock others if you believe differently."
Jul 25, 2012
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John R. Alley replied to John R. Alley's discussion 'Reaction to "Science Saved My Soul" Video'
"UPDATE: In addition to what I posted already. Another member of the church I was a member of posted this little piece of wisdom shown below. Now if you they want to have an intellectual discussion about how our views differ that's fine, but I…"
Feb 25, 2012
Mark Lindell replied to John R. Alley's discussion 'Reaction to "Science Saved My Soul" Video'
"Thanks for mentioning that video.  It was new to me and I really enjoyed it."
Feb 25, 2012
John R. Alley replied to John R. Alley's discussion 'Reaction to "Science Saved My Soul" Video'
"It's funny you mentioned Pascal's wager. When I told my pastor at the time, he wanted me to come before the elder's of the church (seven men I have know for over five years, some of who I am very good friends with) and tell them…"
Feb 25, 2012
John R. Alley replied to John R. Alley's discussion 'Reaction to "Science Saved My Soul" Video'
"Thanks! Yes, I am quite familiar with Wil Wheaton's motto. I actually want to get it on a shirt."
Feb 25, 2012
John R. Alley replied to John R. Alley's discussion 'Reaction to "Science Saved My Soul" Video'
"I agree with you. But as I mentioned after over 20 years of being a christian, most of my friends are believers. It is annoying because pretty much all of them are good, intellectual people; with a couple of idiots mixed in for good measure."
Feb 25, 2012
John R. Alley replied to John R. Alley's discussion 'Reaction to "Science Saved My Soul" Video'
"Telling my wife that I was an atheist was one of the hardest things I have ever had  to do in my life. It was followed my weeks of near silence. But I could no longer pretend to be something I wasn't. Telling people was actually like a…"
Feb 25, 2012
Jason replied to John R. Alley's discussion 'Reaction to "Science Saved My Soul" Video'
"“Science saved my soul” is one of the most awe inspiring things I have ever seen. Kudos to the guy who created it. My advise – I wouldn’t spread atheist enlighten to your Christian family. There are some people who…"
Feb 25, 2012
Jeffrey Sherrard replied to John R. Alley's discussion 'Reaction to "Science Saved My Soul" Video'
"Wil Wheaton's motto "don't be a dick" rings through my head whenever I find myself faced with a situation like yours. I would advise you to take a deep breath and remind yourself that by simply admitting your atheism your present…"
Feb 24, 2012
Doug Reardon replied to John R. Alley's discussion 'Reaction to "Science Saved My Soul" Video'
"Avoid those who are vexations to the spirit."
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Mike replied to John R. Alley's discussion 'Reaction to "Science Saved My Soul" Video'
"I haven't "come out" to people I know besides my girlfriend, but I don't think there's much else for you to expect. Whenever someone disagrees with me on anything, such as politics or what have you, I usually just take the…"
Feb 24, 2012
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Reaction to "Science Saved My Soul" Video

I haven't posted a lot on Think Atheist. So I'll give you all a little info on me.It has been a gradual process realizing that I no longer believe in a "god", and just recently I "came out" to my wife, family and church leadership that I was an atheist. Which I understand that all this is tough on the people closest to me, especially my wife and daughters, my wife thought she had married a "good christian man". I had been a Christian for over 20 years and heavily involved in my church (which I…See More
Feb 24, 2012
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"I do believe... I believe Pat Robertson is an idiot."
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At 9:36am on December 5, 2011, Robert Karp said…

Welcome to the Think Atheist community John!

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