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Started this discussion. Last reply by roland707 Oct 14, 2011. 6 Replies

I joined this community a few weeks ago because I was searching for a place to share my thoughts. This is not possible on my work (they ridicul me for being, and outing myself as an atheist, even if…Continue

 

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The Dutch perspective

Posted on September 19, 2011 at 2:52pm 2 Comments

As promised, regarding the comments on my previous blog entry.

 

First of all, an excerpt of the article regarding Dutch scientists and their believe systems.

 

Scientists godless 

 

Of all Dutch scientists, 44 percent consider themselves to be atheists. Scientists are irreligious much more often than the rest of our population, fourteen percent of which says they’re atheists. As far as their…

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My youth, or: Losing my faith.

Posted on September 16, 2011 at 2:54pm 4 Comments

Something more about me.



I grew up in the town of Bunschoten-Spakenburg in the center of Holland, and have many fond memmories about that time. Despite the fact that I went to a Protestant-Christian primary school, complete with Bible stories every monday by the teacher, which I always looked forward to, and learning Psalms (and saying/singing them to the teacher), which I hated, but not because I didn't believe in God, just because I didn't wanted to do that. 



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What is an atheist?

Posted on September 13, 2011 at 12:26pm 5 Comments

Although I'm an atheist for some time now, I recently started 'outing' myself by wearing the Scarlet A, this brought up a lot of talk on my work. People there don't quite understand exactly what an atheist is. Some of them don't believe in a God either, and thus are atheists, but don't want to be put 'inside a box'. I wasn't in the mood to explain to him that this was the same as being straight, gay or bisexual.



Someone even said that atheists are opposed to governments as well.… Continue

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At 7:11am on September 13, 2011, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Hello Remko Wagemakers. Welcome to this haven of truth, peace, and freedom for freethinking---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 2997 members.

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Terry (another European; English)
At 8:05pm on September 12, 2011, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome, Remko! 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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