All Blog Posts Tagged 'hitchens' (7)

Deconverting, well not really

Up until recently I had been a believer, but never a true christian. I got baptized at about 12 years old but never read the bible, I just believed in god and didn’t want to hell. The church I went too is located in Franklinton, North Carolina. Don’t bother looking for it on the map because you probably wont find it. Anyways it was a black baptist christian church, but they was always shouting and acting a fool and all that shit. I think I seen somebody's head to a 360 turn like on the…

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Added by Tom Holm on May 3, 2012 at 6:05am — 2 Comments

Just Another Voice (My personal history of disbelief)

Copy of my first entry at my personal blog: http://godlessgospel.blogspot.com





Just Another Voice

My name is Jack Lawrence. And I am an atheist.

Speaking for myself, I'm not sure I really know what it's like to believe in god.
I wasn't raised in a…
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Added by Jack Lawrence on February 10, 2012 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments

Obligatory

The question of how I identify myself has come up so often that I have bothered to sit down, overcome some mental obstacles, and hash out an answer.

I am person largely unable to attach labels to my Self.

Before anyone scoffs, it's not some hipster refusal to be pigeon-holed. I have a mental illness. One of the difficulties I work through is "pervasive, marked instability of identity."

I worked at it and came up with some safe labels that have been true or meaningful…

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Added by Pyro Jones on December 16, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Clash of the Civilized: CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS & ROBERT WRIGHT

On Fort Hood and the causes of terrorism BloggingHeads recorded Dec. 9, 2009.

I admire Richard Wright for having the guts to offer himself up for dissection :)

I've only disagreed with Hitchens five times. This was not one of them.

Added by David Ross Mann on December 12, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Dawkins, Harris, Hitchens may be rude, but they have been effective

The vehemence, perhaps even violence, with which Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and Christopher Hitchens attack religious belief makes many people uncomfortable. Yes, they are rude, and a lot of atheists give them crap about it, but not me.



Sure, they all claim to have heard from people who have heard their rants and converted on the spot to atheism, but for the most part I think they preach to the choir, anger the faithful and amuse everyone else. However ineffective I think they are… Continue

Added by Henry Ruddle on September 27, 2009 at 10:44pm — 4 Comments

Atlantic Monthly: Uncle Charles (my second favorite atheist) is immortal

What the author of Das Kapital reveals about the current economic crisis

http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200904/hitchens-marx

Added by David Ross Mann on March 15, 2009 at 8:57am — No Comments

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