"My feeling is, Jonel, after being taught as a child a belief in the supernatural, continuing belief in the supernatural as an adult is more of a challenge, since there is no evidence for it. Christians need the support of other believers in order to…"
"I'm aware, and I know a lot of the appeals to 'save your soul' are purely emotional--it's all about scare tactics and making you feel emotionally guilty for normal human behavior, rather than anything remotely evidence-based or…"
"Sounds like awesome. The possibility of talking about my atheism came up a few days ago at work....and I couldn't. I knew I couldn't. We were discussing my degree in Anthropology and a random woman said "You need to look into becoming…"
"Good job promoting positive atheism. I recently had an opportunity, too. The barista at the local Starbucks stated that her good manners were a testament to god's grace. I told her that my good manners came from realizing that I have only one…"
"It is tough to 'come out'.
You know we can focus on our own insecurities and in reality the problem wasn't you, it was the Priest - god only knows why he responded like that - LOL - pun totally intended...…"
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