If you like, rephrase that question as "Which dogma or policy position did you find easiest to drop and which did you find hardest to drop?"I ask because my parents made dropping the "God is love"…Continue
"I'm not sure which ideas of religion I dropped first, but over time it was easy to drop it all until I could finally say I was atheist. My remembrance of it was that I once believed and wanted to be a minister, but once I discovered there is…"
"There is no evidence of any creative intelligence only laws of physics and earth constants and the physical world we have. I learned that these religions all share the same false belief that their is a god. But when I learned about evolution to me…"
"Like Patricia I never adopted any aspects of religion. I didn't even like the community of religion. That's likely because of the hard core crap they believed in. I like the idea of community but there's nothing around here. It's…"
"James, your thesis could result in some good sci-fi and you might write some that many will read.
Follow your 'bliss'. Invent some people readers will like and hope will win; invent at least one villian and a story line, and go for the…"
If you like, rephrase that question as "Which dogma or policy position did you find easiest to drop and which did you find hardest to drop?"I ask because my parents made dropping the "God is love" idea easiest. I dropped the xian god idea next. I needed the xian golden rule more and held onto it until, while reading of world religions, I saw that most of them had a form of the rule.Additionally, when a non-religious friend told me he didn't agree with the "We are descended from monkeys" idea, I…See More
"Volts without free electrons do nothing. With free electrons, stuff happens.
For flunking basic electricity, John, you get two weeks latrine duty. For pretending to atheism you scrub the toilets and urinals with toothbrushes."
"CU, way back when Reagan was president, the GOP needed more voters. The evangelicals were conservatives and obedient to their leaders, so GOP leaders told Reagen to invite them to join the Party.
When Trump decided to run as a Republican he knew…"
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