"I've gotten this several times. After a long argument the conversation eventually goes to condescension, something like "okay, well maybe you're not mad, you're just confused. It's okay to question God, He knows…"
""...it's an absurdity that causes a lot more problems than it fixes." THAT, right there, is why I can't keep my mouth shut about religion. It slows progress and stumps knowledge. It's not just intolerance of other…"
"Lots, but many of them have terrible health care quality and insane waiting periods. Its nice and free but you're screwed if you need something other than minor care. Here's another problem: he has a plan to make healthcare free or…"
"I don't care for many politicians, and Obama is no different. He is arrogant, full of empty promises, stands up only for himself and his cabinet, and apologizes to the world for the United States. I am an independent, but neither type of recent…"
Born and raised into a fundamentalist christian community...and it was awful and brainwashing. I became atheist after enough scientific education and my experiences in the real world. I am ashamed of my past, but I am now proud to be an atheist and a humanist :)
Why are you here?
It is very difficult to find atheism in the bible belt, so this is a great way to meet other rational free-thinkers without fear of being ostracized by my community.
The religion you left
Why you left your religion.
Where to begin? It is fueled by hatred, fear, and ignorance. There is no purpose or room for religion in my life. I know too much about the real world to believe in fairy tales.
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