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Ex-True-Christian

Started this discussion. Last reply by Heather Spoonheim May 29, 2011. 26 Replies

Hey everyone, I'm kinda new here. Been lurking in the shadows, never made a real post until now. I've hesitated to get involved because I don't like the label "atheist" (too much baggage,…Continue

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Jun 15, 2011
Heather Spoonheim replied to Scott's discussion 'Ex-True-Christian'
"We can just add more fiber to the hospital menu."
May 29, 2011
Freek replied to Scott's discussion 'Ex-True-Christian'
"I found that really little changed, life just goes on. And that actually added to my disbelief. But this may be different to you, since the transition will be steeper because you were more 'high' on Jesus (pun intended). If you do notice…"
May 29, 2011
Freek replied to Scott's discussion 'Ex-True-Christian'
"It's not just that is doesn't bother me that much. It's also a pretty good silencer to ask christians "Okay, I never really knew Jesus/God. You have any way to fix that?" Since hey really want to fix that. Usually the…"
May 29, 2011
Heather Spoonheim replied to Scott's discussion 'Ex-True-Christian'
"Occasionally Christians reduce debate to emotional pleas like, "If you had ever worked in intensive care you would know the power of Jesus!"  I always reply by pointing out that death in the intensive care unit shows no prejudice for…"
May 29, 2011
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May 29, 2011
Heather Spoonheim replied to Scott's discussion 'Ex-True-Christian'
"If there is one thing I've learned from reading up on science it is that almost all my instincts about the world around me are wrong.  Religion taught me that some things which seem absolutely self-evident can be absolutely non-evident.…"
May 29, 2011
Seth Jon Nonnemaker replied to Scott's discussion 'Ex-True-Christian'
"I was never "in love" with Jesus, nor am I a ex-true Christian, but I can relate to believing in all that nonsense just to keep people happy (my parents). But one day I gathered up the courage to tell them how I really felt. With my…"
May 28, 2011
Heather Spoonheim replied to Scott's discussion 'Ex-True-Christian'
"No need to be ashamed, Ger.  There are various facets of the human mind that evolved for our own protection that leave us vulnerable to some rather silly beliefs.  Although religion plays into these vulnerabilities rather perfectly,…"
May 28, 2011
Heather Spoonheim replied to Scott's discussion 'Ex-True-Christian'
"Hi there and welcome to TA!  I'm not sure if I was ever a 'true-Christian' because I don't know who could objectively define that sort of thing.  I fully believed everything I was told, but even early on I had trouble…"
May 28, 2011
Freek replied to Scott's discussion 'Ex-True-Christian'
"I used to be a christian, no one ever told me that I was never a true christian to begin with (then again, I'm still in the process of actually getting out with being an atheist). Nevertheless, when someone would tell that to me, my response…"
May 28, 2011
Doug Reardon replied to Scott's discussion 'Ex-True-Christian'
"I'm not an ex-true christian, but welcome to TA!"
May 27, 2011

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Atheist, Secular/Nonreligious/Agnostic
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Musician/Composer, Proponent of Reason and Critic of Faith
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25-30
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Community, and to exchange ideas online
The religion you left
Christian
Why you left your religion.
A study of the sexual values of Christianity over the history of the church revealed the extreme forms of superstition regarding the topic, as well as a carefully detailed study of the gospel of Mark as an allegory for the destruction of Jerusalem in AD 70.
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