Amusing Responses You Got From People When You Came Out About Being An Atheist.

I thougt It would be interesting to see some of the more comical responses people have received upon coming out. I'll start things off with my favorite.

I was about 16 and a guy in class found out that I didn't believe in god and he came up to me and asked

Boy: "So do you really not believe in god"

Me: "No."

Boy: "So.... You worship the devil?!"

I got this one in one form or another many times..... Gotta love the bible belt! :)


Scott

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It could also be that she is curious....

M.

Unless we all conform, unless we follow our leaders blindly, there is no possible way we can remain free.

-- Major Frank Burns, 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital

About the worst response I have gotten when telling a christian that I am an atheist was;

 

"I am so, so sorry for you"!! :(

 

That person was my own Mom!

Pyriis, laughable, right?  haha
Well, when you stare at people while wearing Joker makeup, can you blame them for questioning your morals?
I don't think I ever really "came out". My friends and family just figured it out themselves. I didn't even know my little sister knew that I was an atheist until this past summer. We were in line for a ride and she says there was a book sale, so I go "Book sale? Where?" and then she goes "Well, it's a Christian book sale. As an atheist, you don't like that crap." And she proceeded to giggle. xD

And my friends really don't care. I don't really think many other kids my age care either. I was in a pissy mood one day, and one of the guys who had a locker beside me goes "I love Jesus!" and then the guy to the other side of me says "Me too!" So I said "Jesus isn't real." One of the guys goes "You don't believe in Jesus?! o:" And then my best friend comes up beside me and goes "She's an atheist. 8|" Never had a problem with them before or after that.
"No you're not!"

I was told "you don't believe, because you want to do what you want to do".  WHATEVER!

My sister who I had been close to, refuses to speak to me. I refuse to compromise and never hide it. All religion is EVIL. I'm a Buddhist but it truly is not a religion. Buddha didn't believe in god and the Dalia Lama does not either.
I used to be an ordained minister and an opening conservative fundamentalist Christian. I forget how it came up but I told a friend of my sister's I was an atheist. She just said "WHAT!!??" and sat there for about 30 seconds with her mouth open, stunned. The expression on her face was priceless.

When I came out as atheist to my grandmother:

 

Grandmother: That's sad you don't believe in anything..

 

Me: That's not true, I believe in love and honor and respect

 

Mom: *scowling*: we mean something important...

 

(when I came out to mom as atheist)

 

Mom: Well you can't celebrate Christmas...

 

(wtf)

That's a good one with your grandmother.

 

I've gotten the whole Christmas thing too. When someone found out I was an atheist they seemed very angry that I actually do spend time with my family at Christmas and enjoy it. They began a long argument trying to convince me that I couldn't "really" enjoy Christmas.

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