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Ready to take the plunge!

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Aultman Apr 22, 2012. 37 Replies

Gulp.After 42 years of church, praying and belief in a god, I'm 99% atheist. There's just one little nagging thread clinging on, the old "But what if you're wrong?" line. Some teeny part of me that…Continue

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The Prodigal Son Returns

Posted on November 9, 2011 at 3:05pm 1 Comment

First trip back to church this week after my conversion. It was one of several I'm going to have to make for appearances' sake, as my wife wants our kids to have some religious upbringing.

I had been back only once since January. It was good to see old faces, many of whom asked where we had been. ("We've, uh, been on a break," was our response.) But during service, everything suddenly appeared...pointless. Talk of angels, beliefs in a second coming and resurrection of the dead, and…

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Baby steps

Posted on August 11, 2011 at 11:04pm 2 Comments

I'm still grappling with saying it.



I'm an atheist.



I get flashbacks to Sunday School teachers equating atheists with Satan worshipers. Atheists were evil, godless, out to destroy our faith and create anarchy and sin everywhere! Even when I understood that nothing was further from the truth, those false teachings still hit home.



But make no doubt about it: Religion has a strong hold on people, and it's hard to let go. Even after "coming out" here on this site, I… Continue

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At 1:17pm on August 13, 2011, Steph S. said…
Hello K Avony!  Welcome to the site.  We are here for you.
At 8:58pm on August 8, 2011, Ken said…
Hello & welcome to AN.  We are certainly glad to have you join us.
At 3:18pm on August 6, 2011, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Hello Kurt Avony and welcome to this rational world of Internet atheism. This is a haven of truth and peace, far from the superstitions and fictional god of the masses. 

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We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 500 discussion topics and 2800 members.

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At 8:55pm on August 4, 2011, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome, K! Glad you could join us. :D

Please consider joining a group to meet people and talk about anything that's on your mind, Hang With Friends.

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