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Let It Be

I have a family member who has turned their life into a more positive and healthier direction in the past year.  This person’s change in behavior coincided with their increased faith in god and overall commitment to the Christian belief system.  During the same time period, I was going through a change (still am) in the opposite direction toward agnostic atheism and loss of faith.  I had started to disclose my lack of belief in a divine…

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Added by Georgie Kiely on July 8, 2012 at 8:59am — 1 Comment

Now I'm Angry

I am finding something to be very annoying when I make it known to a believer that I am an atheist.  The person will typically assume that I became an atheist due to me being angry with god or life.  The most recent episode occurred at my job when a co-worker asked me if I was catholic.  I stated no and told this person that I was an atheist.  This person looked at me and stated, "Oh something bad must have happened in your life."  In…

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Added by Georgie Kiely on July 7, 2012 at 8:23pm — 20 Comments

The Reality of Hope



My recent conversion to atheism has been quite uneventful compared to some of the horror stories of fellow atheists who have been denounced as evil and rejected and scorned by their family and friends.  I have not been vilified or rejected by my wife, family, friends, or co-workers.   My family and friends continue to be a loving and supportive force in my life. Some of my family and friends still seemed…

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Added by Georgie Kiely on May 8, 2012 at 10:16pm — 12 Comments

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