"Not quite sure where you're coming from. Please be more specific with your first comment. I cringed at your second one. I came of age in the 60s, and "America, love it or leave it," was a right-wing buzz…"
"I think that the problem here is the word "believe" as well as other semantics. In your reply to John Dodd's post, you wrote, "Simply put a true atheist does not believe in the supernatural or the paranormal." I…"
"When I saw the title of your post, I cringed. "Are you a true atheist?" Are we at the point where, like our theistic antagonists, we are now having a litmus or purity test? I arrived at my atheism through many years of…"
"Ironically, it was my parents who unknowingly started me on a very long path to disbelief. They indoctrinated me with religion almost from day one. When I reached adolescence and began asking questions that they felt uncomfortable…"
"When those who know I'm a non-theist ask me why I put up lights (modest amount) this time of year, I just say to celebrate the solstice, which is the longest night of the year. I explain the practice has been around a lot longer than Xmas…"
"I think I know what you're saying. Your first two statements are arbitrary. Maybe you're hanging with the wrong crowd of atheists. And fellow atheists aren't always easy to find. Which brings me to your last…"
"Thanks, Steph. But like I said, I take pix of birds. Don't necessarily know a lot about them. Here are two Sandhill Cranes taking a break, which you don't often see them do at the same time. Just like when they eat,…"