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"This was a good story and I like your writing. I am glad there are others who felt they never had a strong tie to religion."
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Born this way...

I am an atheist; I've always been such. I was dragged to church - sometimes literally - as a child, and I hated it. I liked the singing and didn't mind the arts & crafts stuff, but the Sunday School bible lessons left me baffled.I was too obtuse to understand that I was offending people: I asked "Why" far too often, and occasionally responded to the answer with, "But that doesn't make any sense!" I didn't understand why that offended, or maybe even get that did offend, but I surely did feel…See More
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Posted on December 30, 2014 at 11:30am 4 Comments

I am an atheist; I've always been such. I was dragged to church - sometimes literally - as a child, and I hated it. I liked the singing and didn't mind the arts & crafts stuff, but the Sunday School bible lessons left me baffled.

I was too obtuse to understand that I was offending people: I asked "Why" far too often, and occasionally responded to the answer with, "But that doesn't make any sense!" I didn't understand why that offended, or maybe even get that did offend, but I…

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At 5:28pm on December 30, 2014, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Dear Notelmotel, You wrote your story so well that I found it quite moving. You are clearly the cleverest one in your family. You are with good friends now. With all best wishes,  Terry

At 5:16pm on December 30, 2014, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Greetings    

What a splendid introduction and explanation that you have given us of your life story. We deeply sympathise, but now you are among real friends. It's good to have you with us. Make yourself at home. Welcome to this friendly Internet community of rationality and peace, common sense and freethinking evidence-based wisdom. 
We invite you to visit and join the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 1000 discussion topics and 4150 members. 
http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin
There are 1100 groups in Atheist Nexus. Do go visiting and please try "Hang with Friends". 
Terry

 
 
 

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