I'm wondering how the political demographics shake out in this forum...Mostly liberal/democratic? Any conservatives/republicans? Statists? Socialists? Communists?I'll start by saying that I would…Continue
I'm not exactly sure what to expect here, so I'll go ahead and introduce myself and see what I find. I'm a wife and mom (2 kids, 3rd on the way.) My oldest son was diagnosed with autism (and related…Continue
"When you look back and admit that you consciously convinced yourself that you believed in god, this is exactly what the believers do today. The difference is you saw the light and they keep hoping to find that faith.
I'm a George Carlin fan…"
"Someone I knew loved George Carlin and Carl Sagan. Watching that kind of stuff turned me into an atheist. I wasn't much of a theist anymore after my nephew died of heart failure before the age of 2. The last prayer I made was for his life. He…"
"Welcome Amy. I hope you find what you want here and enjoy the site. I do identify with you.
I'm 68 and once trained as a Pentecostal minister. Been atheist a little over 2 years now, and I can agree it's a choice that you make. Following…"
"Hi Amy, I'm new to this too and was just reading through the discussions when I saw your post. I'm a mom of a preschooler. I live in a Midwest bible belt town with several churches and a Christian university. I'm also a speech…"
"It's like D Dog said. God and satan come from the same book. That makes a sincere satanist extra dumb. Wake up people. These are imaginary beings. Example: the bible would make a good sci fi movie. Parts of it anyway."
"Really, where's the fun??? I've always looked at (sincere) satanists as extra-dumb christians. (There are satirical satanists like the ones trying for the alternative "monument" in Oklahoma that I think are great. Sort of similar…"
"I told my mormon (feel the spirit to know the truth) family that in the 50 years I was a mormon, I shed a lot of tears listening to "faith inspiring stories" but I've shed more tears watching secular movies, listening to secular…"