I have serious problems to believe that people do believe their priest and everything he is cooking for them from the bible. Isn't terible ridiculous ? Grown up people to get to that stage ? I do not buy it ! Do you ?
I didn't see an ND group so I started one. Last I checked North Dakota had the lowest percent of "unaffiliated" in regards to religious identification (3%) which does not mean specifically atheist but shows it’s a tough state to be an atheist.
Hi Athena. I know how you feel. Also, I am half Italian. My mother's maiden name was Anselmi. I also have Italian ancestry in the surnames of Dini, Gallantini and Sallei. My Italian half was from Tuscany.
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Among the groups, try visiting now and then the busy “ORIGINS: Universe, Life, Humans, Evolution, Religion.....” with its commonsense discussions.
One is "Proud to be Atheist" (73 posts) seeing that atheists and humanists hold the intellectual firm ground compared with the invented superstitions of the god followers. Similarly, “Religion is aberrant, atheism is truth” (44 posts).
Terry Meaden (Oxford University; Inglesi)
"Yes, not everyone thanks a deity for their survival and nobody should thank their god for a vicious tornado that wiped out so much of what people owned and even took lives, especially the lives of innocent children.
Brandi Amari Williams"
"Tony, I love that clip! "Wolf Gets Blitzed"...tee-hee.
Did anyone read the comments below the You Tube version? they were almost all like, "Yeah, thank the lard for sending a ghastly tornado to kill more than 50…"
"And then, just to confuse things, there's polymath, which is from the Greek poly = much and manthanein = to learn. So, someone who knows a lot. Or at least enough to know that you can get a second crop from that field! Sorry, couldn't…"