Hello everyone... Its so good to be in this community. I'm new here and also new as an atheist. I'm from Nigeria, which is still more like a virgin ground for atheist or free thinkers (or let me just…Continue
Sorry if I sounded harsh in my first response to you (in another thread). I would have been kinder had I known you were new, and Nigerian. We atheists in America complain about being under attack, but it's too easy to forget…"
"@Ari, its good to know you still have a stand on what you belive in! But I must say you are lucky you live in a society where you really have the "freedom" to choose willingly! I have been an atheist for a while now but I can't come…"
"Welcome, Oseiza. We're often outnumbered and beleaguered, but we are everywhere. Your arrival is a welcome reminder of that.
Have you heard of the Nigerian Humanist Association? The founder, Leo Igwe, is one of this year's…"
"Hi Oseiza back again, if I was in your position the idea of coming out in your country would be madness to say the least. The danger is very real . Now this is no joke what I am saying now. We have been in experimental interaction for some…"
"@Maxwell, oh there are others like me, definitely, but just a handful are actually open about it... I do like your advice though... Good idea :D I do know I'm gonna come out one day, but since now is not the time, I'll try out your…"
"Is it a possibility that you are not as alone as you think? Perhaps there are others like you, but they have the same fear of openly expressing their views. In any case, you sound like a very strong individual.
I would say continue…"
"@Captain, lol. Though its quite sad the level of disdain in things around here but there are quite a handful of us who are free of the "HOLY PTSD"! Majority of the people here are occupied with the struggle to survive (as most of us are…"
"Hi Oseiza , well it is unusual to be still healthy after 7 years as a non believer in your country. It may be you are the only one in your country that is not cursed with the horror of HOLY PTSD. Which causes malfunction in he atomic structure…"
For all of you who love astrophysicist Dr. Tyson. I, personally, think that Neil's talks are like stand-up comedy. Only better. He is the Carl Sagan of our generation. A true pioneer of science.See More