A coworker and I recently had a conversation in which she said, "Well, you don't have to hold on to your atheism, do you?" I found myself without a good answer. It doesn't matter what answer I gave to her - I could not immediately come up with a satisfactory response for myself.
I think I eventually said something like, "No, I don't have to. It is where I am though. I can't be where I'm not at." She didn't seem to care one way or the other but I thought it was a very interesting…Continue