Hi all, I've been popping in to lurk for a couple of years, and finally decided to register! I hope I'll be a positive addition to the community. I'm afraid I don't have a great "how I became an…Continue
"No, I'm not confusing the two, I was just giving an example.
I was trying to point out that panic attacks, obsessive thought trains, emotional melt-downs, general anxiety, etc, are all things that can be ameliorated with a regular…"
"Strictly speaking, this statement, "True atheists make no allowance for any kind of supernatural nonsense" is false.
Atheism refers to a lack of belief in gods, not a lack of belief in any supernatural concepts. Many…"
"The point is not to *say* you have meditated. The point is to have followed the process. You get the benefits whether or not you "succeed" at it. The process is designed to help you progress a little bit every time you…"
"Hey guys, don't believe for a moment that you cannot meditate because your mind is racing. Stopping your mind from racing is one of the primary purposes *of* meditation. Meditation isn't a path to a goal, it's a path that…"
"Michael Black said "Isn't funny how evangelists and fundamentalists bring out the atheist in most rational people, sometimes in liberal christians as well."
I've heard former muslims say the same thing about the fundamentalists…"
"Great to have you on the forum! Isn't funny how evangelists and fundamentalists bring out the atheist in most rational people, sometimes in liberal christians as well. I have to admit that it was exposure to these unsavory…"
Hi all, I've been popping in to lurk for a couple of years, and finally decided to register! I hope I'll be a positive addition to the community. I'm afraid I don't have a great "how I became an atheist" story. I was born not believing, and Italian mother and catholic school efforts notwithstanding, I never really saw any reason to start. I never really thought of myself as an atheist until college, when I was first exposed to evangelists, fundamentalists, witnesses, and other wing-nuts…See More
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