"Richard ∑wald Thanks for the video of Dr Dennett. I found it very relevant and I will watch it a few more times.
Steve Thanks for the tips, it will help in transitioning out of my once church centered life.
"I live in a community that has churches on every corner and as Christians they do not agree on carpet color without creating another church, but seemingly they agree on one thing if your not churched: they agree your an outsider. So, I…"
"Richard, you offer many valid points, and as always i like your clear observations. The churches over the last several thousand years have held a base point for community that offered a gathering point to maintain culture, community, and errant…"
"Yes, I feel the same way letting go of the believing crap, which was inevitable as my mind out grew it, set my mind free but at a huge cost in social community. Now, I have to replace it with the reality that people on this side of belief do not…"
"Thank you, Loren, It sounds like Fox is out of touch or is more focused on leading the parade by telling people what is right and what is wholesome for America. Either way Firefly was the perfect fill in the vacuum of space related Sci-Fi. It is…"
"I thought Firefly would be a sure thing, but at that time no one was wanting to rebel against any ruling body in the name of freedom, and I guess Firefly seemed to promote ideas of lost independence at a wrong time."
"Book: River, you don't fix the Bible. River: It's broken. It doesn't make sense. The simple truth that underlays the complex apologetics that try desperately to hide it from observable reality as lies abscess…"
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OK. I am venting. My mother died two weeks ago. She was a “god fearing christian.” Before her death she refused all medical treatment. She wanted to be left alone. She even refused to speak with my brother who is a methodist minister. He is a pip, let me tell you! I suspect she did not believe, but a woman born in her time could not and did not state her actual beliefs. This is the opening salvo to all christians; FUCK YOU! I had so many people come and tell…
This probably should not have shocked me as much as it did (especially since I am in Texas). I actually thought my coworkers were playing a joke on me because they know I am an atheist. Sadly, this was no joke. This actually happened.
I work in a psychiatric hospital. The doctors who admit patients are general MDs. (Psychiatrists see patients after admission) Yesterday evening we received several calls from irate parents. A new doctor who was doing admissions yesterday actually…
No Jason Torpy it is you that should be banned for promoting atheism, a belief that has no foundation in reality and zero proof behind it. The letter was a mockery of your atheist beliefs. I request to the board here that they remove Jason for his unverifiable beliefs in atheism for which he has no proof other than his arrogance. The letter was a mockery of atheism. Atheism is stupid and it should be mocked and it…
for once you and I can agree on something. We should disrespect beliefs that are untenable such as the belief that there is no God. Indeed for me to respect you Jason, I cannot respect your belief in non-belief in atheism. Your atheism comes across as arrogrance, smugness, and self righteous. Indeed after reading "An Open Letter to My Religious Friends" I penned one…