Maria Allwine
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Maria Allwine might attend CJoe's event
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Think Atheist Baltimore Meet-up at Ed Neubauer’s Place (a member of Think Atheist)

September 17, 2012 from 7pm to 9pm
Think Atheist is now holding regular monthly meetings (the third Monday of every month) to discuss topics of interest and simply enjoy the company of other free-thinkers! The site founder, Morgan Matthew, will be in attendance, as well as site administrators, Cara Coleen and…See More
Aug 28, 2012
Maria Allwine commented on Kevin Barton's blog post 'USA - religious fanaticism?'
"I think of atheism as a belief in the certitude that there is no god.  I personally do not doubt that god does not exist, although I know some atheists are open to the possibility of a god. "
Mar 6, 2012
Robert Karp left a comment for Maria Allwine
"Welcome to the Think Atheist community Maria! 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! I look forward to…"
Mar 6, 2012
Maria Allwine is attending CJoe's event
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Think Atheist Baltimore Meet-up at Ukazoo Books

March 19, 2012 from 7pm to 9pm
Think Atheist is now holding regular monthly meetings (the third Monday of every month) to discuss topics of interest and simply enjoy the company of other free-thinkers! The site founder, Morgan Matthew, will be in attendance, as well as site administrators, Cara Coleen and…See More
Mar 5, 2012
Maria Allwine is now a member of Think Atheist
Mar 5, 2012

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Your Religious Status
Atheist
About Me:
Local organizer, founding organizer of occupation of Freedom Plaza in DC, member Pledge of Resistance and many other local activist groups, Green Party candidate in 2004, 2006, 2007 and for governor in 2010.
Age
53-58
Relationship Status
Married
Why are you here?
I'm a militant atheist and no longer willing to be publicly silent. It's past time for those of us who believe there is no god to have at least an equal voice with those who live their lives (and badly affect ours) on superstition and a belief system devised by humans to keep other humans fearful and supportive of authority figures.
The religion you left
Catholic
Why you left your religion.
The idea of god has never made any sense to me. I first started to question religious teaching when I was in 2nd grade, before I had any idea of what the world was like. Things have gone steadily downhill from there (as far as authority figures are concerned). By the time I was 15 I was deeply suspicious of any creed or belief system that required me to give up my capacity to think for myself and analyze what I saw around me.

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At 9:02am on March 6, 2012, Robert Karp said…

Welcome to the Think Atheist community Maria! 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! I look forward to meeting you at the meet-up!

 
 
 

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