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I think I've always known I don't believe in god . . .

Started this discussion. Last reply by Geoff Mar 19, 2012. 2 Replies

Hi everyone,I just stumbled upon this site today and thought I'd join in. I've been an atheist for as long as I can remember but I usually don't talk about it much, don't find need to. If it comes up…Continue

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Your Religious Status
Atheist
About Me:
I am an international school teacher living in a country with 18 officially recognized religious sects. Oh, my!
Age
31-35
Relationship Status
Single
Why are you here?
Just to hear what other people are talking about and find information. In general I don't like to make a big deal about my lack of belief in god.
The religion you left
Was never a part of one
Why you left your religion.
I'm not sure I ever believed. When I was younger my grandma made me go to Sunday school to receive my first communion but I never made it that far. I think I never really understood that I was supposed to believe that what I was being taught was true. To me it was just stories that I was learning at the same time I was learning about dinosaurs at school. The two just didn't mesh. In general my family just wasn't that religious though I'm the only one that identifies as an atheist.
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came across it while Googling something

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Discussing Atheism in the Classroom

Posted on March 19, 2012 at 3:46pm 4 Comments

Last week I had my 7th graders listening to a podcast on This American Life about kidnapping for ransom and the guest who worked for a K+R firm said that one of the ways to survive a kidnapping in Mexico is to ask your kidnapper for a bible because it creates a relationship between you and the abductor (because of the Catholic nature of Mexico) . After the podcast one of the students raised her hand and said, "Well that doesn't make sense at all. Why would the kidnapper want to give you a…

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At 8:55am on March 20, 2012, Robert Karp said…

Welcome to the Think Atheist community Lindsay! 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! Welcome again and make yourself at home!

 
 
 

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