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Why do atheists celebrate xmas?

I just had a guy ask if atheists celebrate xmas on twitter.. I replied that I do indeed celebrate the holidays in the context of having the opportunity to have time off work, spend time with family, give/receive gifts, eat and drink loads and generally have a nice time.. he was pretty annoyed by my response and stated that this was hypocrisy.. he also had an issue with the fact I would receive gifts from friends/family as this time of year was to celebrate Jesus birthday only.... for me to…

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Added by emma bailie on November 12, 2012 at 5:05pm — 41 Comments

God and schizophrenia... whats his place within mental illness??

I work in mental health.. when the service users with schizophrenia don't take their meds and relapse, god and the devil can take over. They invade their mind, they tell the person what to do, they invade their minds with threatening thought. God tells them they're bad and to punish themselves and sometimes others. I dont know why or how this happens but I do know that god destroys them; that wonderful higher being that we're all brought up to 'serve' until we start thinking for ourselves of… Continue

Added by emma bailie on April 1, 2012 at 2:21pm — 3 Comments

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israel- i need to vent

Started by Wassabi in Politics. Last reply by Pope Beanie 3 hours ago. 4 Replies

I don't understand Brexit

Started by Belle Rose in Politics. Last reply by Davis Goodman 10 hours ago. 24 Replies

Questioning the nature of friendship

Started by Shane Michaels in Small Talk. Last reply by TJ yesterday. 9 Replies

Messin' with the god folks

Started by Richard Foster in Politics on Saturday. 0 Replies

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