Lisa Lark
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Seven Proofs for the Natural Immortality of the Human Soul

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck Jul 6, 2014. 94 Replies

This was circulating among some christian friends on facebook...and I found it quite disturbing.  Wanted to share.  I was disturbed mostly because some very intelligent and educated friends were…Continue

The Power of Thoughts

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gregg R Thomas Feb 15, 2014. 8 Replies

So i saw a link to this article: …Continue

Asimov-esque human laws?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Lark Nov 15, 2011. 2 Replies

 I was thinking about Asimov's 3 robot laws the other day and I feel like there needs to be a simple yet powerful list like this for humanity that if everyone followed would lead to the most ideal…Continue

JK Rowling quote

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ayushi Singh Oct 1, 2011. 16 Replies

 In her interview with Oprah, and in response to what she thinks of the religious criticism of her use of magic in her books, JK Rowling paraphrases the following quote: "'in magic man has to rely on…Continue

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Your Religious Status
Atheist
About Me:
I was raised christian, but by the end of high school there had been a slow but strong realization that I didn't believe. By the time I got to college, I was 100% atheist, and it has been soo liberating and amazing.
Age
19-24
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Single
Why are you here?
As a newer atheist, I am obsessed with reading up on atheism, watching interviews on youtube, and hearing other people's stories about their path to atheism.
The religion you left
Christian
Why you left your religion.
None of it makes any sense....there was always something deep down that told me something was wrong. When I was young, I thought these were 'bad' thoughts and temptations I needed to avoid so I could be a better christian and a better person, but as I moved from teenager to adult I quickly realized that the unsettling feeling I always had was because it is all B.S>
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What makes religion stick around in a world that should have grown out of it long ago?

Posted on December 29, 2011 at 2:06am 8 Comments

What makes religion stick around in a world that should have grown out of it long ago?

Fear:

                People fear death, people fear opposing their friends and family, and people fear being alone and having to fend for themselves in such a big, bad world.  Religion exists because in a time with very little explanation for why things were the way they were, people began making up stories to try to explain it all.  As human knowledge and scientific discoveries began…

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My Journey to Atheism, and a view into a 'good' church experience

Posted on November 13, 2011 at 5:00pm 2 Comments

I am a 21-year-old college student, and I have been atheist for about 4-5 years now.  I was raised christian, going to a presbyterian church from the time I was born until now (my mom often makes me go when I'm home for breaks...especially around christmas).  Church was a big part of my life every week, and my mom was even one of the sunday school teachers.  Many people become atheist because they had a bad experience with an overbearing, boring, or just plain rediculous church.  I, however,…

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At 3:44pm on September 29, 2011, Ayushi Singh said…

hey lisa :) thanks for the request!

At 3:43pm on September 23, 2011, Monica McGee (Monicks) said…

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