First of all: Hey, I'm Mike. This is my first post on this website. After being agnostic for many years having not given religion much thought, I recently decided to live my life as an atheist - and…Continue
"Here is my two cents: I think a girl should express her interest. There is such thing as coming on too strong though, you don't want to smoother him. Show that you're interested but give him space too. It's nice to know that the…"
"Excellent post, Rosemary. It's HARD to keep a discussion of religion from becoming an argument. They then just 'dig in their heels' & logic, common sense & reason are beyond even consideration. Each of us must go…"
"Isn't it strange? Science thrives on criticism and actively seeks it on the grounds that it will improve its understanding of the truth. Religious avoids it because it is so insecure that it believes that its precarious belief…"
I've had a number of religious friends that really are aware of my beliefs, but I have never lost one one because of our differences. My current best friend, my work wife we call it, is catholic. She has read my numerous Atheist…"
"Yes, i was criticizing on facebook the holiday religious displays put up and paid for by local or national governments. I saw it as an unnecessary expense, especially during this recession and a breach in the separation of church and…"
"Many people only “believe” because of the communities they live in. All the relationships between family and friends will have this common bond. One of the strands of this religion bond is the tacit but mutual understanding that Atheists…"
"Lol. Don't sweat it. I once had an old friend make the comment : God answers prayers, but not always like you'd like. I answered : You can pray to a stump & get that kind of response. We remained good…"
For a short while I was part of a Christian church and whenever I talked about my doubts, they told me it was the devil trying to turn me away from jesus. When I got sick on the way to a Christian womens retreat and had to go to…"
"This boy at school told me that I had missed chapel service, so I said "phew, so I don't have to take part in that indoctrination session" or something along those lines, (i thought he was an atheist) and he stood up and said…"
"Mike, Religion hasn't killed just friendships, it has a bloody history going back millennia. I have good friends who are still 'believers'. We just don't talk religion. They know I'm an Atheist, & I…"