"Welcome. Your story is quite interesting, and I'm sure you'll find this site enjoyable. My limited knowledge of Shintoism is that it is less a religion and more a way of life. One that works in harmony with nature, Has a respect for…"
I'm Balthazar. No, that's not my real name.I've been an atheist for about 4 years now, and have just recently driven myself to find a friendly community. I feel i needed some support and a haven place in my world of "insanity".If you're up for a story, here goes.I'm a freshman in HS. I've got a pretty good set of friends, theists as well as non theists. They all know of my atheistic views, and they're cool with it. We often talk about religion and the meaning of life (if there even is a…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
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
Hi Balthazar! Have a very happy birthday. (If you are interested in philosophy and are an Atheist there is a very logical and philosophically oriented disproof of the Biblical god concept in my home page that you might like.)
At 11:56pm on September 15, 2009, Darrel Ray said…
Thanks for joining Recovering from Religion. Take a look at our website www.recoveringreligionists.com and let me know if you would like to start a group in your area or know someone who does. Also, check out my book The God Virus: How Religion Infects Our Lives and Culture.