"From Becca: "Sometimes I wonder just the opposite: What it is like to truly believe in a god?"
I think some people choose to work on building their faith. Some don't really work on it and instead borrow from others - they step…"
""...be enthusiastic about evolution, the natural body processes, etc. Be as boring as possible when having to mention anything that has to do with creationism or Intelligent Design. They'll get the picture. ..When…"
"I found your post especially interesting because just yesterday while talking with my mother about my daughter's lack of religion, my mother said my daughter is basically christian, since she isn't jewish or muslim. I thought that…"
"You need not lie, but 6th grade social studies class isn't the place to discuss your personal beliefs - or lack of them. If your curriculum touches on religion or whatever, follow your curriculum - but does curriculum require you to…"
"Theists could reply that way. And I would say “what morals accomplish is precisely the question.”
Your question “why would you value humans without an objective grounding to morality” would evidence a failure to…"
"Good morals help sustain human existence and advancement. If you value humans, be they friends, society, or the species in general, you’re going have or work to develop good morals that will sustain and advance that which you value. If you…"
"I liked the composition too, and I agree that it’s points are important, but when people ask me why I have a problem with religion, I don’t need extreme situations to make my point. I think those methods actually diminish the…"
"The question is, “Is there any kind of atheistic afterlife you can imagine?”
Since the boiled down definition of atheism only needs a lack of belief in a deity, and afterlife only implies survival of an entity after the death of…"
"First of all, atheism has nothing to do with your issue/post/questions. If your posts are honest and real, you need therapy and independence. Google "mental abuse" and check out a few of those sites. I'm sure there's…"
"It isn't logical to make a major life decision and expect impressionable children to remain unaffected. You see a problem already, so you can't now simply absolve yourself from the responsibility of setting…"