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did you become an atheist to be free?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jon Heim Aug 26, 2010. 62 Replies

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Jon Heim replied to alex chavez's discussion 'did you become an atheist to be free?'
"people need leaders. people have a sheep mentality....like flies to light. just so happens that said light is the wrong one, and this one will zap you."
Aug 26, 2010
Jon Heim replied to alex chavez's discussion 'did you become an atheist to be free?'
"Government works. Extremists in government do not. as far as being free because I'm an atheist....I am an atheists simply because its natural and I couldn't be anything else. "...not even me want to go to work, to school in this…"
Aug 26, 2010
Becca replied to alex chavez's discussion 'did you become an atheist to be free?'
"DId you become atheist to be free? No - I became atheist because it doesn't make any sense to believe in anything that doesn't have any evidence in it's favor. For me no evidence = no belief. I didn't gain or loose any freedom…"
Aug 23, 2010
Michael replied to alex chavez's discussion 'did you become an atheist to be free?'
"What do we usually do when people say "Without Christ, there would be nothing to stop me from raping, stealing, murdering, etc.?" Atheists usually seem to say something on the lines of "that's a really bad reason." For my…"
Aug 20, 2010
Misty: Baytheist Living! replied to alex chavez's discussion 'did you become an atheist to be free?'
"Alex- Buddy.... c'mon. The first thing you need to do if you want to be taken seriously in a written debate is proof-read and spell check your posts. If you want anyone to take your message -especially a message supposedly supported by other…"
Aug 8, 2009
Wesley replied to alex chavez's discussion 'did you become an atheist to be free?'
"Science learns from both its successes and mistakes and changes according to the evidence. If government is going to survive it must do the same thing. Winston Churchill once said 'Democracy is the worst form of government except for all the…"
Aug 7, 2009
D'Holbach replied to alex chavez's discussion 'did you become an atheist to be free?'
"These are old debates. Rousseau wasn't an anarchist exactly--he realized that we could not go back to a state of nature--but he maintained that civilization, government included, was a corrupting force. Voltaire responded to Rousseau's…"
Jul 26, 2009
CJoe replied to alex chavez's discussion 'did you become an atheist to be free?'
"Even in anarchy, someone will rise to power... people tend to be sheep who follow, and the one most willing to lead will be allowed to. There will always be a dominate male or female leadership figure. Anarchy is simply a myth that can't be…"
Jul 26, 2009
CJoe replied to alex chavez's discussion 'did you become an atheist to be free?'
"Hmmm, as an aside... I have to say I continuously forget about the recession. That issue really is an exception to the norm, and obviously "poverty" is taking on a new meaning right now. If you CAN'T get a job, that's completely…"
Jul 26, 2009
CJoe replied to alex chavez's discussion 'did you become an atheist to be free?'
"Well, I have to say... I do agree. But, as you stated, even the programs they have don't work all the time. I'm not saying we can't or shouldn't offer them help. The problem is, we can't get to the kids in the womb (I think…"
Jul 26, 2009
Dave G replied to alex chavez's discussion 'did you become an atheist to be free?'
"The lure of power is present in every form of government, its just that dictatorial ones have more of it. I always preferred the phrase 'Power attracts the corrupt' myself. There have been a few people here and there that have resisted…"
Jul 24, 2009
alex chavez replied to alex chavez's discussion 'did you become an atheist to be free?'
"true, thats why communism never works, power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely."
Jul 24, 2009
SabreNation replied to alex chavez's discussion 'did you become an atheist to be free?'
"Yes they are/were. They were not communist in the truest Marxist sense of the term but that's simply because none of them has managed to get past the initial, supposedly "temporary" stage of dictatorship necessary for the…"
Jul 24, 2009
alex chavez replied to alex chavez's discussion 'did you become an atheist to be free?'
"i did read it, but look at Norway, it has a mixed economy, and owns strategic sectors like, energy, aluminum production, fish, banking and telecommunications, and it also has a very modern welfare model . that is, i think, the best model, because…"
Jul 24, 2009
alex chavez replied to alex chavez's discussion 'did you become an atheist to be free?'
"i agree with you, but a hybrid state between capitalism and socialism would be Sweden or Norway, china was never communist, nether the USSR, and cuba is near it, but again it has a totalitarian government."
Jul 24, 2009
SabreNation replied to alex chavez's discussion 'did you become an atheist to be free?'
"How about you try reading past that sentence for once?"
Jul 24, 2009

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Atheist
About Me:
i have two arms, 2 legs and one head xD, i like music and to paint!.
Age
13-18
Why are you here?
i found this page on S7umble
The religion you left
Christian, Catholic
Why you left your religion.
my logical and rational thinking.

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At 10:45am on July 24, 2009, Dave G said…
Heya Alex, welcome to T|A! I look forward to reading more of your posts, your first one has already been thought-provoking.
 
 
 

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