I have seen the subject of mandated voting on the web recently, It makes me shutter. I once was in that camp. I believed that as a U.S. citizen it was one's duty to vote. I have since changed my…Continue
Often now when answering questions on various websites about the bible I am told that atheist are not qualified to interpret the bible because they are atheist. I would argue that it is almost…Continue
I was institutionalized in a psychiatric hospital twice at age fourteen for what was diagnosed as a Major Depression. The psychologist told my parents it was unusual for a child of my age to be so…Continue
I think we are all familiar with the I'm not a non-golfer argument. I can not identify with what I am not. I do not play golf, so a non-golfer is not part of my identity. This does appear to be a…Continue
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Howdy! I had an exchange with Preacher Matt Powell and asked him to back up his claims about conversations he claims to have had with atheist. He promply tried to cover up his lies. This is my new video about the exchange. Was I too harsh on him? How would you have handled it?…Continue
When I first came out as an atheist I came to A/N and met a great community. I used the moniker compelledunbeliever because I was afraid to let anyone know that I was an atheist. After interacting with this community I became more confident and began to mention that I was an atheist in my community. Then I began a atheist website to encourage atheist to come out in my community, I began to be more vocal on the web, responding to media etc, using my own name.
I would like to…Continue
Lately I have been describing myself as a former Young Earth Creationist, Fundamentalist, wacko. At first I thought that the addition of the word "wacko" would cause much backlash. I have not had one negative comment even in Christian forums. I think this is due to a number of reasons. First of all, I am calling myself this and not pointing fingers at anyone else. What is interesting about this is, I can describe beliefs others still have yet they probably think "yes I belive that but I'm…Continue
I have not been as active lately here at my first home as an atheist. Rest assured I am not gone.
There are a couple of reasons for this. Primarily my 16 year old son has a rare bone disease and has had to have the first of two total knee replacements.
The second reason that the people here have given me new confidence. I regularly post on Facebook and other sights answering questions about atheism and Christianity. When I first started here I was afraid so I used…Continue