"Great answer! Yes, occasionally I will crack, but not because I get mad. I normally do it when the person is relentlessly being ignorant and requires being knocked down a notch or two, or they make a personal attack, like you experienced."
"I tend to think that belief in an afterlife stems from some sense of emptiness in life. Religion surely doesn't adhere to a life full of love, joy, and accomplishment. Believing that a god must be in another imaginable realm, that some people…"
"That was sickening to hear so much ignorance, but it's commonplace. Although, I liked the commentary. Especially the part of not being "omnipresent" .....yet. Maybe that should be a goal or mission statement (lol) of Atheism...…"
"Wayne, I know how you feel brother. I'm from the "edumacated" bible belt state of Tennessee, LOL. I have kept my Atheism under wraps for several years. My wife was the only person aware of my atheism, until 2 years ago. Still to this…"