"This sickens me to no end. Look at that baby's sweet little face. I honestly don't even have the words to express how repulsive this is. Peter Moses didn't just kill Jadon, he also killed a 28 year old woman…"
"I strongly believe that too many folks in the black community use religion as a crutch and an excuse to shun personal responsibility. If the answer to everything is "God will make a way," or "the Lord will provide," then…"
"I would think that it's more common than not. That self-righteousness seems to be part of the hypocrisy that has become almost synonymous with religion. Apparently for this person, clubbing and screwing (I assume she's not married) are…"
"Of course politicians should not be allowed to bring their religious beliefs into politics, but we all know that it has been going on (even if unofficially) for quite some time now. I think even candidates who may not be all that devout in…"
"Interesting. I think I came out to people on a need to know basis. I'm a very private person in general, so I don't really discuss my personal life with many people. The first person I came out to was by best friend at…"
"I attended a southern Christian church in Virginia, and I don't remember a lot of hateful rhetoric regarding gays either. Like you, the few gay people in our community were described as funny. I remember a vague sense of being taught that…"
"I had never even heard of this guy until recently. Debbie - I just read your article, and you posed the very question that I was thinking. If his views aren't based on a sense of religious morality, then why in the world is he so…"
"Wow. I can see why your brain started melting while watching this. I don't deal well with folks who are divisive and discriminatory. I don't understand the purpose of separating black atheists from white atheists.…"
"Hi Albert. I'm sorry to hear about what you've been going through. It is never easy discussing these types of issues, especially with people who simply refuse to acknowledge that what you feel is valid even if they don't…"
"The exact same thing happened to me yesterday.
I was telling my father about how I had a psychiatrist appointment tomorrow (or today, rather) because my psychologist recommended that I be put back on my medicine for psychotic depression. He asked me…"
"I never made an official announcement either. I've never really been that close to most of my family, although my mother and I were close for a while but we aren't anymore. My agnosticism is only part of the reason. I…"
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You as well. I've enjoyed hearing what you have to say. It seems there are so few voices of moderation, so it's a relief to find another person who can understand points of view that are not necessarily their own. I often my myself defending theists here (not their beliefs, but their right to have them), and I sometimes find that a depressing state of affairs. I used to think atheists would be more likely to have an open mind, having experienced oppression from theists all their lives, but so many of them really swing entirely the other way, such that I no longer see a difference between them and the theists they abhore.