"@Donnie, hahaha, yeah man, I feel ya, agnostics are so often worse than religious people in terms of being delusional, self-righteous windbags. It's an inherently self-contradictory maxim, and I always am annoyed hearing agnostics go on with…"
"I agree that compartmentalizing is not a rational thing to do and therefore should not be done or expected, however, you cannot apply a rational principle to an irrational thing, hence, faith. I would personally seek to encourage…"
"I'm inclined to disagree, simply because disunited insane people are less of a threat than united insane people. Also, viewing things individually rather than through a traditional, societal or otherwise collective scope is a first step (albeit…"
"My relationship of five years just ended because the theist bitch couldn't take the fact that I was an atheist, despite the fact that I was willing to put up with her imaginary friends, which is no small thing for me.
The thing that gets me…"
"That depends on how you define "illusion". Do I believe romantic love exists because of the need for a biological mechanism to facilitate reproduction? Yes. Does that neccessarily mean it's pointless to adapt it differently? No.…"
A place for atheists to discuss morality issues. What shapes your morality? What new perspectives have you found since abandoning faith (if you ever had any)? Is there any merit to religious moral authority?
What's wrong with there being theists in the world? As long as they're not forcing you to join them, it's ok, right? ..Wrong.. This group is to share thoughts about the dangers of theism -- and through the discussion, to be armed to enlighten others.
That is an interesting and powerful piece of writing which is your introduction.
Welcome to this friendly meeting place with freethinkers who recognise that fictional gods and guileful religions have always been used to deceive and control vulnerable superstitious people including defenceless children;
----and how tragic and inexcusable it also is that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years and longer.