"Hah, I deleted my previous post accidentally, while trying to edit.
The only "talking" Biblical animals I know of are the ol' Serpent in the Garden of Eden (Genesis) and Balaam's Ass in Numbers 22-24 .
The Qur'an has…"
"Uh...funny comment. Hmmm. Okay, I used this one the other day, when discussing the "Tinfoil hat " types active in "intelligent design" :
The famous detective Gully Foyle was recently investigating…"
"Because strong/weak atheists, agnostics and skeptics ultimately agree on the poverty of evidential support for theistic claims, I tend to view the whole eposode as more of a war over PR strategies. There's some issue over epistemics, but that…"
"Sometimes people talk about events in their lives that make any kind of response seem inadequate. This sure looks like one of those times to me -- but I'll try anyway: I'm sorry that you had to go through this, and sorrier still for the…"
Hi. I'd joined and posted one bit on evo a while back, but decided to return and spend a bit more time looking around. I thought I may as well give a general hello.Gratefully, I never had religious indoctrination/brainwashing imposed on me as a kid, so I don't have the usual baggage. My father's background was Alsace-Lorraine, and my mom is Mescalero apache, and I was raised in New Mexico until moving to the Los Angeles area. I'm in Altadena (near Pasadena) now.Anyway, I grew up reading a *lot*…See More
We all come from different backgrounds & have different reasons for identifying ourselves as atheist or agnostic.Whatever your story is, we'd like to hear it. Please share & encourage others who are considering "coming out"!See More