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How many were spiritual but not religious before becoming Atheist?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jon Heim Aug 9, 2010. 28 Replies

I was already against religion for a long time before becoming Atheist, yet I held very strong spiritual beliefs. I was very much into New Age woo stuff: reincarnation, astrology, ascended masters,…Continue

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Jon Heim replied to William Suphan's discussion 'How many were spiritual but not religious before becoming Atheist?'
"this being said, I have a lot of respect for the views of my Pagan fiance, and feel like I can have conversations with her on religion that make more sense then I ever did with a Christian."
Aug 9, 2010
Jon Heim replied to William Suphan's discussion 'How many were spiritual but not religious before becoming Atheist?'
"I have never believed in higher beings, spirits, souls, magick, luck, karma or dogma since I was old enough to think for myself."
Aug 9, 2010
Samantha Wilatowska replied to William Suphan's discussion 'How many were spiritual but not religious before becoming Atheist?'
"I think a lot of my childhood was scrambling to find a religion, or rather, a niche. I grew up with my father, who taught me that the bible is basically a bunch of BS, and that the church controls people. So all in all, I grew up thinking that if…"
Jun 13, 2010
Reggie replied to William Suphan's discussion 'How many were spiritual but not religious before becoming Atheist?'
"Preaching to the choir!"
Apr 21, 2010
Reggie replied to William Suphan's discussion 'How many were spiritual but not religious before becoming Atheist?'
"Even more dismal than my take on it! I like it, though."
Apr 21, 2010
Reggie replied to William Suphan's discussion 'How many were spiritual but not religious before becoming Atheist?'
"I'm fucking gullible. Welcome to the human race! We really do suck at discerning reality from fantasy or mis-perception."
Apr 21, 2010
Jānis Ķimsis replied to William Suphan's discussion 'How many were spiritual but not religious before becoming Atheist?'
"I used to believe all sorts of paranormal things when I was a kid, but gradually came to see the ways they conflicted with reality and forced myself to be very skeptic about just about anything, because, frankly, I'm fucking gullible."
Apr 21, 2010
Mario Rodgers replied to William Suphan's discussion 'How many were spiritual but not religious before becoming Atheist?'
"People are mostly accepting of science explaining the physical stuff of the universe and of the age of things, even though Bible literalists are still refusing to go away. However now we've reached the area of the intangible. What causes love?…"
Apr 20, 2010
Hedgey replied to William Suphan's discussion 'How many were spiritual but not religious before becoming Atheist?'
"I was a Pagan for about five years before I finally became an Atheist. Years before that I was a Christian. I got in to the more Witchy side of things as I had a love of nature and the seasons but hated the dogma of christianity. but because there…"
Apr 20, 2010
Graham E. Lau replied to William Suphan's discussion 'How many were spiritual but not religious before becoming Atheist?'
"That's a cool way to put it."
Apr 9, 2010
Mario Rodgers replied to William Suphan's discussion 'How many were spiritual but not religious before becoming Atheist?'
"I've checked out the opening chapter of "The God Delusion". Dawkins described pantheism as "sexed up atheism" and deism as "dumbed down theism". Pantheism: God is the workings of the universe. Not…"
Apr 9, 2010
Graham E. Lau replied to William Suphan's discussion 'How many were spiritual but not religious before becoming Atheist?'
"I haven't actually read much about pantheism. I'm a scientist and an atheist, but I consider myself to be spiritual and very much a humanist. Like I said I don't know much about pantheism, but from what I understand it equates the…"
Apr 9, 2010
Gayle Gordon replied to William Suphan's discussion 'How many were spiritual but not religious before becoming Atheist?'
"I think it's an interesting question and I'd guess that a number of atheists "explored" aspects of spirituality before formalizing their views. I have always been interested in religion/spirituality and describe myself as an…"
Apr 8, 2010
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Apr 6, 2010
Gina replied to William Suphan's discussion 'How many were spiritual but not religious before becoming Atheist?'
"Graham, what you describe sounds like pantheism... would you describe yourself as pantheist? My facebook profile still says "spiritual but not religious," but I don't really know what that means for me anymore. I tried on a lot of…"
Apr 4, 2010
William Suphan commented on William Suphan's blog post 'Balanced Atheism'
"I totally agree that it's the problem, but I don't consider it their fault until they've been shown there is another option. Many lead rather average lives and just don't seek out alternatives and may not come into knowing…"
Apr 2, 2010

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At 9:12pm on April 1, 2010, Morgan Matthew said…
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