I can definitely understand about using your real name. I clipped my last name down to the first initial, just because, and I don't even have any worries about discrimination.
And no matter how much of a concern it is for you and me, can you imagine what it must be like for anyone living in an Islamic country? Yeah, if there's any risk involved, of any sort, stay anonymous. There are plenty of others to carry the torch.
Hello. We are pleased to welcome you here among the sensible, rational people of this world.
This is the great Nexus with its thousands of bright people like yourself who recognise religion for the superstition and brainwashing fraud that it is---and that gods exist only as fictions inside people's heads.
Terry Meaden (English; scientist)
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