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Apostate Atheists

A group for brave atheists who have said NO and rejected; Atheists who have publicly renounced and criticised their religions.


 


 

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Everyone has the right to abandon his/her religion without being persecuted or discriminated. We fight against the persecution of apostates. We stand up against religious discrimination and intolerance. It is a long way ahead but there will be a day that apostates will be able to live safely all around the world in peace and harmony with other people.

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Religion Determines Mental Age

Started by Brian Edward Croner Apr 28. 0 Replies

Religion is brain poison, and has a twofold effect on the believer's brain:First, the believer becomes accustomed to accepting logical fallacies as correct, fallacies that are necessary to justify…Continue

Tags: iq, age, mental, religion

Only Atheists Possess Credibility As Scientists

Started by Brian Edward Croner. Last reply by Brian Edward Croner Oct 21, 2013. 25 Replies

My cousin has a computer science PhD from an Ivy League university. His wife has a computer science PhD from MIT. Last I checked, they are both Christians. So much for learning to think at the idea…Continue

Tags: science, computer, scientist

Date a Believer?

Started by Brian Edward Croner. Last reply by Brian Edward Croner Apr 21, 2013. 6 Replies

People who believe in god(s)/religion(s) seem to say that "God is most important" in their lives (then family, then work). But god doesn't exist. I have a concern that because the…Continue

Tags: dating

Apostasy and Blasphemy is my right....and not a crime!

Started by Zohaib Javed. Last reply by Humble Pie Mar 21, 2013. 3 Replies

Being an Ex-Muslim and born of Pakistani origin, it sure brings with itself a barrage of problems, pressures, ridicule and a lot of threats, especially if you happen to be an atheist and are fighting…Continue

Tags: crime, Shiite., Shia, Saudi, freedom

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Comment by James M. Martin on November 24, 2012 at 7:49

It suggests MuhaMAD had a dirty, evil mind.

Comment by James M. Martin on November 24, 2012 at 7:48

Oh, and, duh!  Since when do we hand off our "virgins" to be deflowered by who knows whom?  The thought of it suggests pedophilia and worse. 

Comment by James M. Martin on November 24, 2012 at 7:46

Well, how much time would it take to go through 72 virgins if you were horny and in heaven?

Comment by James M. Martin on November 24, 2012 at 7:38

Viking Don, the 72 virgins did not become livestock, though your image is much more imaginative; it was a rare type of raisin, as I recall.  It has been a while since I read Sam Harris's End of Faith, but the virgins-raisins mistranslation error was in a footnote in that book.  It has cognate to the evangelical notion of the Rapture: it is based entirely on a book in their bable by John of Patmos whose coded warning was of Nero Caesar, not anything yet to come.  Both Christians and Muslims turn out to be fooled.  There is no apocalypse short of one we make.  There is no god but Man.

Comment by Joan Denoo on November 24, 2012 at 6:19

VikingDon, Oh! would that be true! Sweet revenge! I am having a bit of problem getting that image out of my mind. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on November 24, 2012 at 1:39

James, I know apostolic is a word that generates negative connotations, and I know that when I looked it up I was very surprised about the definition. Apostolic Atheist doesn't fit the dictionary, but it fits how I feel. 

Another word that fits for me is heretic:

1: a dissenter from established religious dogma; especially : a baptized member of the Roman Catholic Church who disavows a revealed truth

2: one who dissents from an accepted belief or doctrine 
Comment by James M. Martin on November 23, 2012 at 21:37

Careful with "apostolic," Joan, as I think that refers to something else, something we find anathema.

Comment by Joan Denoo on November 23, 2012 at 18:56

As so often happens in intelligent discussions, I had to turn to the dictionary to know of what you write.

Apostate: 

1 a person who abandons a cause or organization usually without right <an apostate from communism, he later became one of its harshest critics>

2 one who betrays a trust or an allegiance <became anapostate to liberalism after he had gotten wealthy>

Well, if losing confidence in politics and religion, and economics is apostolic, I plead guilty, stand proud and confident that life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness stands as a higher aspiration. I cannot pledge allegiance to a government that found ways to snoop in citizens' private affairs and imprison some without access to processes of law, to religions that placates voters to vote against their self-interests, and to economics that uses both politics and religion to suck assets out of those who work for wages. 

Comment by James M. Martin on November 23, 2012 at 15:05

Denis Diederot edited the first encyclopedia for the Age of Enlighenment, so he had to have based this opinion on experience, Pat.  As you know, during the Reign of Terror, the first to be taken to the National Razor for the parting of heads from bodies were RCC priests.  The masses realized Rome was in on the game, empowering imperialism and serfdom.

Comment by Pat on November 23, 2012 at 14:42

James, I'm an American and I have the wish. The thing is, my wish isn't secret.

Mankind will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest. Denis Diederot.

 

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