Hello everyoneI havent been on here a while but I feel now is the time to unload. So I unfortunately ended up in an argument with my brother the other day about religion (bad move I know). All of my…Continue
Hello!Could anyone help me with finding a suitable poem/verse to be read out on my daughters naming ceremony. I'm having difficulty finding something without the mention of god or angels. I found…Continue
I broke the news yesterday to my parents that we are thinking of having a naming ceremony for my daughter. Much to their obvious disappointment. Not only do I feel incredibly guilty for upsetting…Continue
My brother is well and truley sucked into the christian religion. I on the other hand am a trainee psychotherapist and full time teacher who does not belive in a god and had to post up this vid my…Continue
"My goodness. Thank you so so much for taking the time out to research about my little 'rant'. I truely was not expecting that. Your points are great and I can relate to a lot of them. Whether or not I shall engage my brother in any sort of…"
"Well, I just learned a lot about United Methodists and Free Will magazine. Before I get to some specifics in this case, I'd like to share a few general thoughts.
In general, my approach to discussions with believers is to simply try and…"
This is some of the most interesting non-fiction I've read in years. (Random fact: all bones are evolved from teeth!)
See also: 'The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time' by Jonathan Weiner, which won a Pulitzer…"
"I am completely overwhelmed by everyone's kindness and advice. Thank you all so much. I must admit I do feel very sorry for my brothers that they've bitten hook line and sinker into their religions. But I have never ever tried to push my…"
"Some books I would recommend, that really lay out the strong genetic evidence for human evolution: two books by Daniel Fairbanks: (1) RELICS OF EDEN: THE POWERFUL EVIDENCE OF EVOLUTION IN HUMAN DNA; and (2) EVOLVING: THE HUMAN EFFECT AND WHY IT…"
"Hi Lucia. I believe I have a good general sense of your angst. My parents are Christians a few years from death, and yesterday my nine year old daughter asked me if there were dinosaurs in heaven.
As for my parents, I'm prepared to tell them…"
"Sadly I make every attempt at a deeper understanding...;p(
This morning Girl friend and I took in the 'show' at the local Lutherian church. They are in the middle of 'lent', but they are not painting themselves with…"
"With regard to DNA's offering overwhelming evidence for human evolution-- the science of genetics is absolutely the place where the strongest, most incontrovertible evidence resides. For example: the human genome contains some 14,000…"
To learn how to live without fear of my previous catholic religion and to learn how to stand up to those who condemn me. Especially those in my own family.
The religion you left
Why you left your religion.
I left religion because apart from living in total fear of God all my life, I gained nothing from it apart from mental abuse. The feeling of total freedom and control over my own life, once I considered there was no God, over powered any doubts I had left.
Not only that but my eyes were opened and clearer.....Believing in God is about as absurd as believing in father christmas or the tooth fairy.
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