I don't think many people believe in the devil. They'll go on and on and on about how great god is and how awesome heaven is going to be, but do they truly believe in hell? I don't think so.
You hear a story about a son coming out to his parents, either as gay or as an atheist. What's the first conclusion you're going to draw from the story before he gets into it? Probably that the parents cut off ties with them/want nothing to do with their son anymore.
Think about it.…
i don't believe anything that takes my believing to be considered true.
i need logical, rational thinking.
i don't believe in good or bad luck, in premonitory dreams, spirits, aliens.
i don't believe. period.
Recently... Well not exactly recently. For quite a while now I have this odd experience from time to time. I just came across this site today and it seemed like the best place to ask. It's not the kind of thing that's easy to google. I call it the Twilight Zone Phenomenon due to it's resemblance to an episode of the aforementioned show.
So here's the setup. I'll be going about my business. Perhaps walking to or from classes on campus. When quite out of no where I am…Continue
I got that statement today.
I was having a discussion with my aunt, and we were talking about divorced parents (we both have this in our immediate families), and it worked its way to the how religious the families were, and thus to the bible.
Thats when I uttered the phrase "Thats why I'm an Atheist."
I actually was going to say that I just wasn't Christian, but atheist just cam out instead.
Her initial reaction was a bit of a…Continue