My name's Joe, I'm 18, a senior in highschool (for about six more weeks), a volunteer fire fighter and first responder, and I like to think. I've posted a couple of comments here and there, but am…Continue
"Welcome, Joe. You and me have something in common. We both got 18 years behind us. Aproximately 60 more to go. Life gets better and better the more you pay attention to the details.
See you around,
My name's Joe, I'm 18, a senior in highschool (for about six more weeks), a volunteer fire fighter and first responder, and I like to think. I've posted a couple of comments here and there, but am yet to do my formal introduction... Well, until now, that is. Just wanted to say thanks for having me, and I hope ya'll enjoy having a boondocks' atheist on deck.
"I was born into a Seventh Day Adventist household, in the "bible-belt" of the southern United States. As a child I was very faithful. When I was about ten, I think, I got the idea to ask "How do you guys know what you're saying…"
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"Perfect ad idea, here.
All religious icons wearing labcoats and doing science. Underneath or at the bottom of the picture, use the phrase "How do you think they did it?" And then give a web adress or something."
"I grew up as a Seventh Day Adventist Christian. As I grew up and got more and more interested in science and developed some form of logic, the less and less it made sense to me. I never chose; it drove me away."
I don't think there is a way to single out a religion for the ammount of threat it represents: They are all dangerous.
Most harmful side of that most harmful religion?
Repression of thought and critical thinking. Also, in my…"