"Noh Name, I don't see a thing wrong with what you did - in the context as you describe, your reply was appropriate. Not a time for drama, just the time for giving comfort and peace to your friend.
Making a "statement" would have been…"
"Yep, it's sick. If these pitiful people didn't bother others, by getting in their faces, it wouldn't matter so much to me. But, there will always be a few vulnerable people who take this sort of trash (the fake money) and actually…"
Recovering from the side effects of Christian fundamentalism is not easy.•The ongoing fear of Hell•Rejection from family members•Ongoing guilt•Loss of communityIf you can relate, join.This is not a debate group.See More
Unless you were raised by atheist parents, you probably had some recovering to do when you left religion. The purpose of RR is to provide a landing place for people when they jump from religion. With local support groups throughout the US, Canada, UK, and Australia, and real-time resources accessible to everyone, RR is where to turn when faith has lost its luster.See More
Welcome to Atheist Nexus----the world of reasoning, rational sense, and good friends.
Terry Meaden (also 60+; see MY PAGE)
Founder of the busy discussion group
"ORIGINS: Universe, Life, Humankind, Religion, Darwin..."
We seek to understand the mysteries of the universe, and how life and humans and religion and everything began. There are lots of good discussion topics and many video films including ten lectures from Stanford University on evolution.