Scot Hinson
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Suicide ?!?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Freethinker31 Sep 14, 2014. 228 Replies

The  news of the loss of Robin Williams is saddening. I however can't help feeling that it is the shared delusion of a better place to go that was likely the cause. This is not a new idea as suicide…Continue

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think I've always been a non-believer, just wouldn't identify as would be outcast from highly religious family.

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Can We Please Get A New Solid Definitive Term For Non Belief Besides ATHEIST

Posted on August 13, 2014 at 11:01pm 14 Comments

This definition, misquoted, misunderstood, misused,  with many variations in different dictionaries, and as many are aware, has no counterpart in language. i.e. There are no aghost.

Almost since theism was given it's name, so to was the atheist. An understood opposite. Used primarily in a derogatory manner.

Yet for many this is not the case. Maybe for some but that's more of a hard view on it. I see it as any other supernatural phenomena. It's a cool story,…

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how to get past bigotry

Posted on August 13, 2014 at 10:30pm 2 Comments

I wonder if it is theism which is the stumbling block? Or the unwillingness of those involved to give up on a lifetime of ideas, which in many cases, I think due to overwhelming support, is working.



Yes there are those believers for whom belief is strong. However I think the majority are simply adhering to a lifestyle learned from childhood out of fear. Not fear from scripture but fear from family and friends looking down on them. Most I have tried to talk with, are unwilling to…

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At 10:46am on August 13, 2014, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

At 8:57pm on August 12, 2014, kathy: ky said…
Welcome Scott. I believe you'll like it here. There are lots of interesting people and discussions to enjoy.
I look forward to anything you care to add.
At 5:29pm on August 1, 2014, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Hi Scot 

It is good to have you join us.  Welcome to this cheerful friendly Internet community of rationality and peace, common sense and freethinking evidence-based wisdom.    

We invite you to join the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 950  discussion topics and 4100 members.  http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin

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Terry

At 7:10am on August 1, 2014, Randall Smith said…

Welcome "neighbor" (IN). Hope you find a home here at A.N.

 
 
 

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