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Started this discussion. Last reply by SteveInCO Apr 27, 2012. 2 Replies

I've gotten into the habit of looking to see where new members are from. Just looking to see if someone is "close to home".What I've noticed is what an international group we are/have become. I've…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Kilana Malakina Feb 21, 2012. 1 Reply

Hi all. I joined this site a couple of days ago and decided its time to introduce myself. My name is Scott and I'm an X. Ex-you-name-it when it comes to Xtianity. I was a believer for 30 years and…Continue

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Ex-fundamentalist, ex-pentecostal, ex-messianic. Was very apprehensive about my deconversion at first (reaction from family and friends), but as time goes by, I am more and more comfortable in my atheism and am just about to the point where I don't care what anyone else thinks.
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Couldn't reconcile my understanding of how believers are supposed to conduct their lives with how I saw people living.
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Why is it..?

Posted on March 11, 2012 at 8:36am 19 Comments

I don't understand something that I do. I use the phrase "goddamnit". Alot. In fact, it's my default expression of anger or frustration.

What I don't understand is why I say it. I didn't plan to. I didn't sit down one day and decide, "from now on 'goddamnit' is the phrase". It just came out, so to speak.

This is curious to me because I no longer believe there is a god to damn people. I no longer believe that people can be damned. And I no longer believe there is a place to… Continue

Some things never change

Posted on March 6, 2012 at 9:28am 5 Comments

I'm always amused and befuddled by some things. For example, my wife is a nominal Christian who takes great exception to my renunciation of the faith. Last night she saw me perusing the pages of this web site and began giving me some grief about it. What befuddles me is that all of her consternation is not over my personal belief or lack thereof, but over how it impacts her. What will others think, ect. Never once has she expressed any Christian concern about my soul. It just puzzles me.

A little advice

Posted on March 3, 2012 at 8:03pm 0 Comments

I was going to put this on my wall, but it's too long. What's on my mind tonight is to warn those of you who have kids that have kids to think about it before you say yes to them moving back home. 

My son-in-law cheated on my daughter and then moved her back home with my wife and me. (He's in the military and happened to be moving from one location to another when it the affair came out, so they agreed to move her and the kids "home" instead of with him to his new assignment.)…


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At 11:00am on May 10, 2012, Jonathan Krasick said…

Perhaps we do. Stay in touch. I would be interested in talking further. Keep thought free and let reason reign! Jonathan

At 10:44pm on May 6, 2012, Russell M Boston said…
Ok. Keep me informed about events. I have been free of fairytales since the 1960s. So this isn't a recent epiphany for me. I am not suffering with confusion, fear or regrets. It is nice to know there are others possibly of like mind in this southern wasteland of ignorance.
At 6:02pm on April 18, 2012, Sheri Hall said…

Hey Scott - thanks for the friend request. If you left your email with me at the end of the survey (if you have done it) then great - I will be in touch. If not, PM me your email address and I'll make sure I add you to my mailing list :)

At 12:27pm on March 31, 2012, Scott Howard said…
Feeling a little bummed today. I don't do well in cloudy, dreary days. Maybe some lunch will help. 
At 8:44pm on March 23, 2012, Sepia said…

My father converted to Messianic Judaism when I was about 8 years old. I grew up attending the feasts and holidays of traditional judaism, however I myself have always been either agnostic or atheistic, I do enjoy reading the CJB as to me it touches closer to the root meaning the authors words. 

At 11:16pm on March 16, 2012, Tom Sarbeck said…

Yeah, Scott; your posts make clear that you've done some homework. I see the CW as an American tragedy. Slavery was another

At 7:54am on March 10, 2012, Unseen said…

Thanks for friending me.

At 9:41pm on February 20, 2012, Monica McGee (Monicks) said…

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At 8:50am on February 20, 2012, Robert Karp said…

Welcome to the Think Atheist community Scott! Join us in the chat on the bottom right of the screen and feel free to ask questions and get involved as much or as little as you want! If you would like to, add me as a friend and I'm also on twitter as RSAnative if you care to follow. Welcome again and make yourself at home!


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