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Why can't we let it go easily?

I am very perplexed why religion has such a hold on our mids. I have read The God Gene and many other books which say that religion plays s…

Started by Rachel

30 Aug 28, 2011
Reply by Starland Seay

Anyone have any examples of consistantly benevolent deities?

  Just curious, is anyone aware of any religious tradition(s) wherein the deity in question doesn't harm or threaten to harm people who tic…

Started by Gianni Di

13 Aug 22, 2011
Reply by Nerdlass


Oh shame, an almost indescribable feeling of displacement in the world.  You really can't say it belongs to religion even though its been o…

Started by Earther

2 Jul 19, 2011
Reply by Earther

Abuse in the name of God...

There is an article in Mother Jones Magazine that hits on the abuses in religious detention facilities for children and teens.  Bruce, a fo…

Started by Kitty

4 Jul 18, 2011
Reply by Earther

Does this argument stand up?

Hi all,   I'm new here on Atheistnexus. I was a believer (in one deity or another) for years, most recently a fundie (Xtian), up until a fe…

Started by Roland St.George

8 Jun 1, 2011
Reply by Roland St.George

Just to say hello

I feel like I recovered from religion a long time ago,  as I became a nonbeliever many years back,  but I've had to hide my light under a H…

Started by Anita Slaughter

11 May 15, 2011
Reply by David J Root

Going to see Sam Harris

So I'm going to see Sam Harris this Thursday night debate William Lane Craig at the University of Notre Dame.  Upon hearing about the debat…

Started by Matthew

4 Apr 5, 2011
Reply by Gerald Scott

Atheist Book Needs Contributors-please forward

Hello My wife and I are working on two separate books that require contributions from atheists. We are hoping you can help us with this. F…

Started by Brandon Givens

6 Feb 12, 2011
Reply by Brandon Givens

Why do I feel judged everywhere I go?

I have been an atheist for about a year now.  Before that I was very religious.  I grew up in a Seventh Day Adventist home, and worked as a…

Started by Matthew

28 Feb 12, 2011
Reply by Rachel

Deprogramming Resources?

Hi everyone,   I am new to atheism.  Due to the hyper-malleability of my family, I've been indoctrinated with everything from Christianity…

Started by New Atheist

6 Jan 5, 2011
Reply by New Atheist


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