"To a lot of people I think it is a place to belong and to fit in. But that is probably mostly a need you have if you live in a country where atheism is considered wrong and evil. Like in the US.
For me it is a bit of both. I was brought up in a…"
"If we are all good and free of sin and all when we go to heaven, why do we wear robes at all? Was that not just an invention by those who make illustrations to bible stories to make them "decent"?
I'd go for a bare ass heaven!"
This is the place to post that hilarious irreligious YouTube video, an irreverent, anti-religious cartoon, or other humorous bit of media. Posts that do not reflect an atheist/irreligious theme will be deleted. (Don't make me go Old Testament.)See More
We debate origins of the Universe, life, Earth, humans, religion, atheism, using common sense, evolution, cosmology, geology, archaeology, and other sciences, to repel biblical creationism and other religious beliefs.
"...and joining online sites like this is another way to flock together - perfectly human, I think. :-)
But I too get wary when I hear atheism described as religion ... it reminds me too much of something I hear fundies say when they attack atheist…"
The name of the group pretty much gives it away, I guess. European Atheists unite (yet again)! ;-)There's hundreds of thousands of us in Europe... where are all the others? Join in, let's discuss, connect and maybe we'll start another revolution.See More
"Manny, in a lot of ways Denmark is very secular. Most people are not actively religious.
Ironically, we are not officially a secular country, as we have a state church. And as a matter of tradition, even non-religious parents have their children…"
"Hi there ... I just joined the Nexus, and was thrilled to find a group of danish atheists.
I am 44 - and was raised christian. Not fundamentalist, even though both my parents were raised "Indre Mission" (a rather fundamentalist branch of…"