By the way, if the so-called prophet (might he never have been born!) had raved in a cave in a more recent century, I suspect he would have been carted off to a psychiatric institution. That's what happens these days to people who claim that 'god' talks to them.
Oh how I feel for you--living in such an impossible, non-rational, oppressive, stone-age theocracy! What do you think about the Haj--and people dancing around a METEORITE???!!! Ignorance is far from being bliss!!! All power to you. Hope the mullahs never find you!!
Welcome to Atheist Nexus! You might be interested in some of the groups here, such as Arab Atheists, Atheists Who Were Muslims, and... I know there's a group for people in IT, but I can't remember the name.
There is a video of the Pope's 'exorcism' caught on film. The man isn't demon possessed, there are likely no 'real' demons. He's just delusional and doesn't want to accept personal responsiblity for his own behavior for his own dysfunctional life.
There is an ad that reads ' Do you support 'traditional' marriage? Vote Now"! .
No, I don't support 'traditional' marriage because there is no such thing. I support heterosexual and same-sex couples marry each other legally , yes. 'Traditional' marriage promoters largely do not believe that heterosexual women are co-equal to their husbands. Their only purpose in 'traditional' marriage is to sexually satisfy their husbands if they can and raise children and do all…
i've got no problem with everyone saying "merry christmas" on christmas day. however, they've turned it into an entire holiday season where it lasts a month or more. in those situations it should be perfectly acceptable to say "happy holidays" or call it a…
I posted the bulk of this on another thread, but wanted to add some context separately.
I finally confronted my faith and embraced the fact of my atheism late last August, 2012. Days after I revealed my "epiphany" to a few friends who knew me from another message board, my sister died from Lou Gehrig's Disease (which pissed her off because she hated catching a disease from someone she never f---ed).
THAT was my sister, understand? She was a beautiful, life-loving, potty-mouthed…