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Your Religious Status
Atheist
About Me:
Born a god fearing jew, studied science, asked questions and increasingly could not escape the absurdity of religious teachings before ousting myself as a proud non-believer.
Age
31-35
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Why are you here?
To meet fellow free-thinkers and partake in a discourse that leads to enlightenment and a broader understanding of the nature of things. I also want to know why so many believe in fairies.
The religion you left
Judaism
Why you left your religion.
I can not be more honest than saying I find it is absurd. I also find it increasingly difficult to apologise about this and avoid offence.
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Traveling at the moment
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Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson: Atheism Analogous to Discussion on "Non-Golfing"

Posted on May 9, 2012 at 7:27am 3 Comments

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson recently confirmed himself as agnostic and distanced himself from atheism. Whilst I respect his position, centred on the fact he concentrates his time as a scientist and an educator, I found it somewhat careless to equate atheism to discussions on "not-skiing" or "non-golfing".

If the majority of human beings spent every day praying to the gods of golf; Waging war based on who's golf swing was the righteous technique; Condemning…

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At 8:54am on May 1, 2012, Robert Karp said…

Welcome to the Think Atheist community Simon! Please feel free to get involved as little or as much as you'd like to. Check out of Big Discussions board for some great topics and join us in the chat on the bottom right of the site. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask! Make yourself at home and welcome again!

 
 
 

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