"Jennifer, WELCOME to the land of those whose parents think we're going to burn in hell! My family is like yours and Cara's and I assume Ed's...in fact in May of this year my son, who I unwittingly allowed to be brainwashed by my…"
"I don't think you're an atheist or even understand what atheism is. I think you're something else pretending to be an atheist in hopes that you'll be able to show us the error of our ways. Nice try.
"Thank you, thank you, thank you guys for the good advice. After reading the comments, I realized that there is a part of me that WANTS to be found out by him--I just can't believe I'm in this position. I never would have…"
"Yes, I agree that like Sam Harris and many of the other greats point out, even though religion evolved as way to try to cope with life and it's then 'unknowingness', now that we have more information, unfortunately it's going to…"
"Welcome Melissa! I'm pretty new to the site, too--it's so nice to be able to be around other people who understand what we go through. You didn't say how long you've been an atheist--sounds like maybe not long or this…"
"Kir, I think it would HIGHLY offend most Christians I know. That's the problem sometimes, there's those studies that show that sometimes when you have rational, calm, reasoning based conversations with people who believe deeply, it…"