"The Hertiage Foundation features detailed accounts of 19 incidents of islamic terror plots that were thwarted by the co-ordinated efforts of state,local and federal agencies, as well as law enforcement from co-operating governments. Im not sure…"
"Hitchens argues that the Koran has verses plagiarized from the bible, cant recall if he mentioned new or old testament. Both religions view pre-marital sexual relations and children as anathema. Ive known both muslims and christians who, in private…"
"Thanks for the post Ken. When asked my religion as I layed on a stretcher in emergency I said none, then added atheist. I overheard the admissions person mention to a nurse that she thought my response was 'unusual'."
"I am an atheist because I have always asked lots of questions, and yes, per the beginning post of this thread, supernatural, or rather, belief in the supernatural and what is anathema and doctrine has changed with the times. Religions now…"
"I voluntered at the administrative office of a rotating shelter that housed clients in a different church or synagogue every week. I always wanted to give back for assistance I recieved at low point in my life, and the fact that I dont believe…"
"Congradulations to you sir and youre family, having a 'connection to a higher being' should be strong enough to accept youre conclusion. You dont have to try to convince youre mom she wont be in heaven..you may want to remind her that her…"
"The next time someone condescends me with Ill pray for you Im going to reply "I dont need prayer, youre saying youre better than me because you had an emotion and interpret a scripture written many centuries ago"or something to that…"
Im a free spirited free thinker that has encountered religious dogma-hostillity and discrimination. Proud father of a son whom I proudly had outside of marriage much to the chagrin of religious ignoranimouses and husband of an educated Atheist wife who survived a moderate Muslim uprbring and community in Dearborn Michigan.
Why are you here?
I discuss religion and atheism often with my wife. Ive been annoyed and offended by religious folks at work and at a homeless shelter administrative office that I volunteer at (Im also a board member) and am concerned about religion seeping into government.