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Former Closeted Atheist & New Arrival

Started this discussion. Last reply by Melvinotis Jun 11, 2013. 26 Replies

Well, hello everyone. I just found this site approx. 20 minutes ago, and ironically, I found it through a post a former boyfriend (and former mutual "uber Christian") put on Facebook.To give you some…Continue

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Melvinotis replied to Lita's discussion 'Former Closeted Atheist & New Arrival'
"For whatever reason, most of my exposure to the stars has been from pictures rather than looking up in the sky. You are right, and I have fallen for mass media compromise. Good catch."
Jun 11, 2013
Lita replied to Lita's discussion 'Former Closeted Atheist & New Arrival'
"Pretty sure. At least, I don't recall having been married. Stranger things have happened tho."
Jun 10, 2013
SteveInCO replied to Lita's discussion 'Former Closeted Atheist & New Arrival'
"I am not sure here but it sounds like you might be claiming that if I go outside tonigh, look up, and see the naked-eye stars, most of those are in fact galaxies.  Not true.  (If you didn't mean to say that, then I apologize, yet if I…"
Jun 10, 2013
SteveInCO replied to Lita's discussion 'Former Closeted Atheist & New Arrival'
"Maybe sometime next week."
Jun 10, 2013
Melvinotis replied to Lita's discussion 'Former Closeted Atheist & New Arrival'
"That Mantis Shrimp was awesome. Welcome to TA, Lita. Asking questions of your nieces will lead them to discover things for themselves. Show them some pictures from the Hubble telescope, showing that most of the stars they see in the sky are not…"
Jun 10, 2013
Lita replied to Lita's discussion 'Former Closeted Atheist & New Arrival'
""how did that come about, Lita, was he warning people not to come here?" No, actually, he just shared a link from the article "WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE" about the dreaded Mantis shrimp. However, I noticed the originating…"
Jun 10, 2013
Gregg R Thomas replied to Lita's discussion 'Former Closeted Atheist & New Arrival'
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Jun 10, 2013
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"Welcome to Think Atheist!"
Jun 10, 2013
Kairan Nierde replied to Lita's discussion 'Former Closeted Atheist & New Arrival'
"Welcome, Lita. I'm from the greater Cincinnati area, so I can relate to being surrounded by Christians/Christian culture.   As far as talking to young people, I'm not sure if my younger relatives know about my atheism. I don't…"
Jun 10, 2013
Kairan Nierde replied to Lita's discussion 'Former Closeted Atheist & New Arrival'
"It would probably be refreshing to have an adult talk about these things without pressuring them into accepting the adult's ideas. "
Jun 10, 2013
Kairan Nierde replied to Lita's discussion 'Former Closeted Atheist & New Arrival'
"Teaching children how to think instead of what to think is an act of love."
Jun 10, 2013
Obfuskation replied to Lita's discussion 'Former Closeted Atheist & New Arrival'
"Welcome to TA.  :)"
Jun 10, 2013
Lita replied to Lita's discussion 'Former Closeted Atheist & New Arrival...with questions'
"Thanks to all for the welcoming replies, it's so weird (and refreshing) to be able to openly speak about Atheism. Christianity has been so engrained and beaten into me that I haven't quite arrived at the stage where I can openly mock…"
Jun 10, 2013
Ed replied to Lita's discussion 'Former Closeted Atheist & New Arrival...with questions'
"Lita, It sounds like your nieces already have a lot of trust and respect for you. Explaining to them the importance of being able to think critically and openly about things will help them as much as anything. You sound like a fine role model for…"
Jun 10, 2013
Gallup's Mirror replied to Lita's discussion 'Former Closeted Atheist & New Arrival...with questions'
"Hello Lita: I'm in a similar position with my niece and nephew, but I'm "out" to my family as an atheist so there is a significant difference in our situations: my brother doesn't let his kids spend much time alone with me…"
Jun 10, 2013

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Atheist
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25-30
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In a Relationship
Why are you here?
To find awesome people with whom I can openly talk about my beliefs.
The religion you left
Christian
Why you left your religion.
I couldn't suspend disbelief anymore. There are simply too many scientific facts to ignore.
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How did you hear about Think Atheist?
From my "uber Christian" ex-boyfriend. Irony, it's what's for dinner.

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