"I totally agree. I just finished reading The Lost Symbol, and was impressed up until the last few chapters. Highly disappointing. I've read all his other work and loved all of it. I was waiting for weeks for my library to get it in, and I…"
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When I was in high school and still forced to go to church with my parents, I remember coming home and playing an Elton John song called "if there's a god in heaven." My father got so mad he almost broke the…"
Morning! I'm a newcomer here so I thought I'd introduce myself. My name is Becky. I'm a 31-yr. old housewife. I was born with Spina Bifida and hydrocephalus. I'm proud to call myself a life-long atheist.Do any of you run into people who say, 'oh you just think you don't believe in god because you're bitter about your situation in life, or maybe you're just 'confused?' Well ok I confess, I guess part of the reason I'm an atheist has to do with my disability. But not because I'm bitter. I'm not.…See More
I live in Eau Claire, and I agree with Bob Batton. Here in the North we're surrounded on all sides by the religious. To illustrate my point, I work at a Catholic institution, where hanging over my desk is a large crucifix. You know the kind, with a mini-sculpture of Christ's tortured corpse watching every move. Yuck. I'm glad to know I'm not the only godless Wisconsinite.
Hi Rebecca! Just saw your post on the WI Atheists group. I'm from northwest wi...sort of. I'm in Menomonie, but I'm originally from slightly north of here. Glad to see someone else from the general area here!
Welcome to Atheist Nexus with its 8000 good friends.
A useful group to join, with its 125 discussions and numerous video films, is “ORIGINS” (Origins: Universe, Life, Humans, Evolution, Religion....).
One discussion (over 70 posts) is "Proud to be Atheist".
There's much to feel good about
because atheists and humanists hold the intellectual high ground—far from the mental slavery of superstitious people who submit to a narrow-minded controlling clergy with their imaginary god, heaven and hell.