"For me, these words are tricky. Trying to put a tag on how I behave or what I strive toward mixes me up, eventually. Thoughts, feelings, behaviors, everything- changes.
Spirituality means nothing for me, but I think I sometimes understand what some…"
"That makes sense to me, Edward.
Control through religion is certainly one of the most disturbing aspects of religion to me.
Concerning myself with the physical world seems to gain me the most ground while working toward understanding myself and my…"
"Brianna, it looks like you've received a lot of good advice and suggestions. In my experience it can go any number of ways. What I have found works best with family is not to put down their religion if you decide to reveal your atheism. That is…"
"A wise apprehension.
Managing a night club sounds cool. Missouri is one of the few states I have not visited. Always makes me think of the Tom Waits song "Bottom of the World" due to the reference.
I'm going to Mexico City in October…"
"Nice to meet you, too. Right now I work delivering bailed hay to farms. I recently moved to Florida and am getting by doing what I can for work. I would like to get over to the Gulf and help out.
How about you?"
I would prefer the superstitions be left behind as well. My way of thinking is that seeing as this is not logically likely when we observe the constant beliefs by those who can not produce a shred of evidence supporting their…"
"Well said, Joeyess. The cultivation of love and compassion are, I believe, our greatest challenge in the face of the our absurd world. It enables our action to spread, as you say, the seeds. The universe's indifference can be upsetting and…"
"Absolutely. I am pro-laughter... It's funny how a concept can become so ingrained in one's mind that even after dismissing it, it remains a part of life without any known existence. I find concerning myself with the physical world to be…"
Hi Shelby, and welcome to this friendly meeting place where freethinking atheists recognise that religion is nothing less than a huge fraud aimed at controlling vulnerable superstitious people, especially defenceless children; and
how tragic and inexcusable it is that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years and even longer.