"No snake oil salesmen deserve respect. It's not up to us to disprove the snake oil it's up to the salesman / manufacturer to provide customers with proven scientific fact. I dont mind if grown adults want to believe in their snake oil…"
"I was bought up a Christian and as usual didn't question what I was told, even then though a whole lot didn't make sence to me and when I asked the vicar questions such as, "Where did Kanes wife come from?" and why did god see…"
"I believe there were many people around named Jesus. Yes one of them was the equivilent of say Ghandi and preached peace and love. Good on him! But all the magic tricks were later added by Constantine and his cronies to give him credence. Check out…"
"I love this story and I love your wife, does she have a sister?
Fortunately fo me I come from a family of relaxed christians who let me decide my own way of thinking. I had friends whom were Jovos and they were extreme in an unfriendly and foolish…"
Welcome to Atheist Nexus. I'm living just a few miles from you, in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire (also in Oxford). My strong views on the irrationality of religious belief are pretty well known. You can gain some idea of them by visiting the group that I founded in September 2008. It is called "Origins: Universe, Life, Humankind, Religion, etc....." Try joining one of the discussions. Cheers.