Hi all,I've had a personal 'spiritual' experience that really bothers me. I am an atheist and have been for quite a while. Yet this experience still bothers me and I really need to share this with…Continue
"I've sometimes come out of bad blood sugar crashes, finding myself far from where I last remember being, eating food that I've apparently bought and paid for, with a voice in my head telling me "You can't die. I won't let…"
"These things are invariant in the human experience for whatever reason, ghosts, ufos, crop circles and more general the unexplained. As Gandolf the grey said, "There are older and fouler things than orcs in the deep places of the world.""
"Richard, we call your experience “intuition.” It’s rather common and happens all the time. It manifests itself as that little voice in our head or that nagging feeling. It usually happens to me just as I’m leaving my…"
"People are not necessarily crazy nor in need of a pschiatrist. The unexplained happens, we just have to get over it. There far more deeper mysterious to this universe and existence it self than to worry about possible poltergeist activities."
"I'm not trying to pigeonhole you but if you listen to Pink Floyd and you have long hair (like I do ) then you may have experimented with psychedelics at some point in life ( like I have) If you have ever taken LSD, aural and visual…"
"The only thing that your experience proves is that you are a good driver. Good drivers simply have better instincts - especially about danger. I have felt this many times - a gut instinct on what was around the corner - your brain picks up on…"
"I once had a similar experience that I wrote about in a journal. While it was no doubt a creepy, strange, unexplainable event, when I re-read it years later, I realized my memory had certainly changed a bit, so that may be part of it as others have…"
"The fact that you can rationalize it is good for your sanity, however it does not prove anything.
Ghostly images have been filmed life own british security cameras on at least one famous castle.
It was rationalized as a hoax yet to this day no one…"
"Don't expect many supernatural explanations on a Atheist site. Atheist run the full spectrum beliefs. Everything from Agnostic skeptics on down. In the minority you find Atheist that entertain the existence of ghost but not God. This is…"
"If you've put a million miles on the road, you have very well-refined reflexes and perceptions below your consciousness. My dad drove cross-country for his work often, and likewise has well over a million miles under his belt. While driving…"
"Hi Richard,I would tend to agree with your supposition that you probably received some warning at a subliminal level. Maybe the voice was your subconscious trying to jar you into a reaction.I've had aural and…"
My parents let me 'not believe' from about 10 years old. I was no longer required to attend, with the family. Simply put- I said it didn't make sense, at all, and that maybe I needed to grow up before I "studied" anything religious. My parents agreed. They also had no strategy for handling MY "invisible friends" vs. THEIR invisible friends. Mine were quite nice and never killed or were never even bad thinking.
In the MANY years since, I have studied most religions and find them seriously "wanting" for solving today's issues and problems.
Life is a lot less complicated when you deal with reality as an adult.
Why are you here?
I read one blog and like the attitudes of the writer. That implies, to me, that it may be an interesting place. I will see.
The religion you left
Why you left your religion.
That sad unshakable feeling that there are folks out there that actually believe that atheists deserve death.
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