"You might check out Atheist Nexus (http://www.atheistnexus.org/). It's for atheists and agnostics only. Part of the registration requires that you claim to be and atheist or agnostic. A majority of Christians won't do that, so the…"
"Going by the narrative, they knew after the fact because they had just obtained the ability to have that knowledge. Before hand the knowledge wasn't there. Their creator basically set them up to fail and then punished them for it. Seems rather…"
"I'm just as certain about the non-existence of a god as I am about Zeus, the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus. So strictly speaking, I am not certain there is no god. But for all intents and purposes, I may as well be."
"Are the explanations of these misconceptions aimed at other Christians, non-believers, or both?
You call them straw men, however they are actually arguments that get thrown at atheists by fundamentalist Christians fairly often. I've had to…"
"No, I did not choose to be an atheist, but I did choose the label. I was brought up in a Baptist home, but like many others, when I got older I started reading the Bible more in depth because I wanted to find answers for myself. All I found was more…"
"I have friends and family who do that. Now I just sigh and shrug my shoulders when they post this sort of non-sense or claim that someone returning their lost wallet is proof that gawd is watching over them. I tried calling them out on the silliness…"
"Exactly. The purpose of your Facebook page is to allow you to post things primarily about you, your life, hopes, dreams, beliefs and non-beliefs. Early on, I would go to theist friends on their pages and challenge their religious posts, but later I…"
"I think most of my friends and family on FB ignore me, but my wife has informed me that a number of people have approached her (instead of directly approaching me) and said they felt I was "beating them over the head with atheism." Every…"