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At 7:54pm on September 10, 2015, Sepia said…

Hello and thanks for the welcoming

At 5:44am on September 6, 2015, Timothy Power said…

Thank you so much, Dr. Meaden! It's nice to actually talk with someone who understands "living with cancer!" I must admit thatI've not been as open with it as I know I should be.

At 8:03am on September 4, 2015, Richard P. Lara said…

Funny. I went to Catholic school thru 8th grade. The nuns were good teachers. One fine day in choir practice, I realized I didn't /couldn't believe it. Both sides of my family are fervent, instinctive, untroubled Believers.

I found my stance in junior year HS, w/the help of a terrific English & French teacher.

Everybody feared Mrs. Rigsby but me. The sternly attractive Southern lady took a shine to me. Loaned me books. Assigned me college-level term papers. Introduced me to Camus.

I developed my own ontology. From which I've never wavered, even in the worst of VN and the worst to come.

I'm an Agnostic Existentialist, Camus-Kafka Division. The Absurd. Sisyphus. The Void. The Frightful Mystery.

I know nothing, believe nothing (except the US Founders and their bequests to us). Science keeps finding new horripilating mysteries. Yet I go on.

One night my company was deep in the jungle. Surrounded by an elite NVA Regiment. We were surely going to die.

We, mostly boys 18 to 22, solemnly shook hands and said Farewells to each other. Went to our emplacements to die.

Obviously didn't happen. My best guess is the NVA thought it was a ruse, a trap. Maybe it was, with us as bait.

Never thought about God or the afterlife, just Camus.

That's my little story. Best -- Rich


At 1:33am on September 2, 2015, Fux Ache said…

Thanks for the info, Terence.

At 12:16pm on August 26, 2015, Scott Daniel said…

Thanks. I'll be online soon. I just moved from Fla. To Pa.

At 10:36pm on August 16, 2015, earl maddow said…

thank you for welcoming, I hope to become good friends with everyone here and also meet some fellow Bahamians in the group

At 9:17am on August 5, 2015, Stephen Hines said…

Thanks for the warm welcome! I'll do my best to explore the site.  :)

At 5:43pm on July 24, 2015, Eric Biggers (Show Me Skeptic) said…

Thank you for the warm welcome. Sorry it took me so long to respond, it's been a busy summer!

At 8:12pm on July 22, 2015, Don Blake said…

Thank you. It's good to meet you. Until I started watching the, "Atheist Experience", show, I felt quite alone lol. I even disabled my facebook account because I was offending too many people with silly anti religion posters I made up. I will be posting them here when I have more time. They are comical, but they do poke fun at the absurdity of all religions, I will become more active when I am not so busy.. Thanks for the welcome Doctor!

At 7:37pm on June 30, 2015, Michael Davis said…

Thanks Terry.  It looks like there is a lot to see here.  I don't know why it took me 2 and a half years to find it.  Thanks for the heads up on that group.  I will check it out!  


At 10:26pm on June 23, 2015, Elizabeth Rose said…

Thank you for the welcome, Terry! 

I'm VP of the Inland Northwest FreeThought Society (INFS: Spokane/Coeur d'Alene, started in 1992) and secretary of North Idaho Secular Society (NISS, started in 2013) and am happy to join you on here! 
At 6:23pm on June 23, 2015, Christopher John Russell said…

Thanks for the hello!  Not from a hardcore religious background, but it has always just seemed the way.  THE GOD DELUSION made me see the light.

At 6:06pm on June 16, 2015, Paige Ackerman said…

Thank you for the welcome. I'm still trying to find time to explore, life is so busy :-/

At 12:36am on June 14, 2015, anji said…

Thank you

At 11:45am on June 12, 2015, Damien Marie AtHope said…

Thanks for the welcome.

At 11:51am on June 8, 2015, Robert Hutton said…

Thank you

At 7:48am on June 3, 2015, Robert Hutton said…

Thank You

At 12:28pm on June 2, 2015, Rounaq Biswas said…

Thanks for the warm welcome. It's a nice environment I am finding myself in.

At 11:53pm on May 29, 2015, Naomi Beebe said…

Thank you so much for the warm welcome.  I had to take a break from Facebook for a while, and some of the religious nuts on there.  I hate to say it, but I came from a family of missionaries and Moody Bible Institute grads and despite knowing my beliefs (or rather disbeliefs), they continue to post what "Jesus has done" for them today, etc.  It gets really taxing and I needed a place to get away from all of that nonsense.

At 11:49am on May 29, 2015, Harold E. Rice said…

Glad to be here. Gawd is Good. LOL

The BuyBull is also Good. LOL



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