Michael L
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Michael L replied to Allen Sneed's discussion 'The Religion of Meat'
"It is political and social, but more people have to be convinced that the way we treat animals is wrong before the laws are going to improve.  I recognize that.  I was responding to the irrelevant observation that domestic…"
Jan 9, 2011
Michael L replied to Allen Sneed's discussion 'The Religion of Meat'
"Dan, The alternative isn't to release turkeys into the wild, but to STOP making new turkeys.     Of course people eat meet because they enjoy it.  That misses the point of the OP I think.  People make morally unsupportable…"
Jan 9, 2011
Michael L replied to Allen Sneed's discussion 'The Religion of Meat'
"3 points:   1)  A nervous system, by itself, is not evidence for subjective experience or suffering.  (Our spinal cords respond to physical damage before we are consciously aware of it, for instance.)  If we are going to evaluate…"
Jan 9, 2011
Michael L replied to Janelle Campbell's discussion 'My introduction'
"Great story Janelle!  Glad you decided to share so much!  "
Dec 27, 2010
Michael L replied to Janelle Campbell's discussion 'Atheists were never Christians'
"When evangelicals speak of 'being a Christian" they often aren't talking about mere belief or even actions.  A 'real' Christian is supposed to have been changed by God through something like a magic spell.  Some…"
Dec 21, 2010
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Dec 21, 2010
Michael L is now a member of Think Atheist
Dec 19, 2010

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Your Religious Status
Atheist, Secular/Nonreligious/Agnostic
About Me:
I'm a strong agnostic, negative atheist with a background in philosophy.
Why are you here?
A friend of mine told me that she posts here, I enjoy forum discussions from time to time, so I thought I would join.
The religion you left
Christian, Mormonism
Why you left your religion.
As a teenager I was a convert from Mormonism to Evangelical Christianity, on the basis of the internal inconsistencies within Mormonism. I went to college and realized that I had no good reason to believe in God at all, that I hadn't been as critical of theism itself as I had been of Mormonism.
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