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Secular Coalition for West Virginia

The following is the text of an email I just sent out. If you're interested in secular government - even if you don't live in West Virginia - you might be interested:

You may be aware that the Secular Coalition for America is working to set up a chapter in each state. Their stated purpose is to "bring together secular Americans in each state to influence government officials, legislation, and regulations." Having already succeeded…

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Added by Jeff Samuelson on October 19, 2012 at 10:47pm — No Comments

Moving to God's Country

     Just moved to West Virginia. Among the standard frustrations of moving, I chose the occasion to read the local paper (thankfully online), and ran across this gem in the Letters to the Editor section: Jesus is the reason for a Christmas celebration.

     Having a strong desire to make friends in my new neighborhood, I thought…

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Added by Jeff Samuelson on December 3, 2011 at 8:30pm — 4 Comments

De-converted by the Bible

My departure from Christianity was the result of a long process of study and prayer. After engaging with atheists at alt.atheism.moderated back in the late nineties, I set out to prove (to myself and, if I could, anyone else that would listen) that the Bible could withstand even the most brutal and earnest assaults on its character.

 

Needless to say, I failed.

 

That experience, along with many follow-up experiences dealing with Christians after I de-converted,…

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Added by Jeff Samuelson on June 6, 2011 at 8:07pm — 4 Comments

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