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What age did you become an atheist/agnostic and why?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Katia B Jul 30, 2012. 30 Replies

Sorry if this has been asked before.  i was raised in a christian home (Still kinda am) and i became atheist at the age of 16.  i had been a christian since i was born (not technically) but when i…Continue

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Alphaville - Forever young (Remastered Audio) Created by me :)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Austin Hunt Jul 3, 2012. 1 Reply

Took me a while to create this remastering :) Hope you enjoy it*look up the origional, mine sounds better*Continue

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Richard Dawkins "The GOD Delusion"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Goz May 15, 2012. 6 Replies

I am thinking about buying this book but i want to know if its any good?Have any of you read it?Is it any good?Who would you recomend it to?Thnx :)Continue

Tags: Delusion, GOD, The, Dawkins, Richard

Hello my name is Austin! :)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steph S. Apr 27, 2012. 6 Replies

Hello guys my name is (Look in title)I Just wanted say Hi & I'm Happy to be here! :PContinue

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Katia B replied to Austin Hunt's discussion What age did you become an atheist/agnostic and why?
"I was born to a christian-origin dad and a muslim-origin mom, both agnostics. My grandmothers from both sides are religious and each wanted to get me to her side. Obviously, they both failed. I became a Diest, agnostic, and then an atheist at the…"
Jul 30, 2012
Asa Watcher replied to Austin Hunt's discussion What age did you become an atheist/agnostic and why?
"Right Griff, Indeed, we are all born atheists.  I was hoping someone would point that out.  So, the question is pretty easily answered.  So easily, that if one thinks for a moment, it becomes evident that the question need not be…"
Jul 28, 2012
Michael V replied to Austin Hunt's discussion What age did you become an atheist/agnostic and why?
"I am 16 as well. I went to a Catholic school most of my childhood. Ironically this was probably one of the factors of why I became a strong atheist. HOWEVER, the ultimatum factor that turned me to atheism was logical fallacies. I learned about God…"
Jul 27, 2012
debzilla replied to Austin Hunt's discussion What age did you become an atheist/agnostic and why?
"Gave up religion by teen years when it was clear it was man made. Finally concluded there were no gods in my 20s when I finally admitted to myself there was zero evidence of  existence."
Jul 27, 2012
damian replied to Austin Hunt's discussion What age did you become an atheist/agnostic and why?
"27 :) I was going through a rough time. I was raised catholic. I was praying at bed time, and out of the blue, i stood up and asked myself "what are you doing?" I rejected god right there. I still don't know what triggered it. It was…"
Jul 27, 2012
Ted Foureagles replied to Austin Hunt's discussion What age did you become an atheist/agnostic and why?
"Dad was a functional atheist who never spoke of it except perhaps to say, "Don't give me that nonsense" when being proselytized. Mom was a cultural Southern Baptist who valued free thinking but nonetheless felt that church and…"
Jul 25, 2012
Jerry Wesner replied to Austin Hunt's discussion What age did you become an atheist/agnostic and why?
"I may be the slowest person ever to figure it out.  By 10 or 12 I decided there was no hell; it didn't make sense.  Traditional heaven came next; nobody could make it sound appealing.  But I was on a church board 40 years after…"
Jul 24, 2012
Irrelevant People replied to Austin Hunt's discussion What age did you become an atheist/agnostic and why?
"I was raised as a muslim and at about the age of 14-15 i was very religious at 17 the scientific method made me agnostic and when i was reading the qur'an it stated that god's religion was islam and any one who is not a muslim is going to…"
Jul 24, 2012
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Jul 24, 2012
Lillie replied to Austin Hunt's discussion What age did you become an atheist/agnostic and why?
"I like this reply.  I think I was born programmed to become an atheist because I was born with insatiable curiosity.  I wanted to know the why to everything and I drove my family crazy questioning everything.  "Curiosity killed…"
Jul 24, 2012
John Gahagan replied to Austin Hunt's discussion What age did you become an atheist/agnostic and why?
"Around 14.  Brought up catholic and my mother objected strongly to my not wanting to attend church.  Became totally free of the church at 21 when I married and moved away."
Jul 24, 2012
Russell Pangborn replied to Austin Hunt's discussion What age did you become an atheist/agnostic and why?
"I announced to  my parents that I was an atheist at age 16 and was heavily influenced by Bertrand Russell's book "Why I am Not a Christian".  I first remember questioning religious education in grade 5 in public school and…"
Jul 24, 2012
Bruce Griffin replied to Austin Hunt's discussion What age did you become an atheist/agnostic and why?
"I was born an atheist and was then brainwashed into xianity. Fortunately, I eventually recovered."
Jul 24, 2012
Jessica Chen replied to Austin Hunt's discussion What age did you become an atheist/agnostic and why?
"it happened I think 6 years ago, though I'm not quite sure. 6 years ago I moved to another state and therefore stopped going to church. However, even then, going to church, I had my doubts. I wasn't a die-hard Christian. nor were my…"
Jul 23, 2012
KillerDiller replied to Austin Hunt's discussion What age did you become an atheist/agnostic and why?
"I was 15 when I first used the word "atheist" after having been raised in a very Christian environment. This was after I had struggled my way through several realizations over the previous 3 years. These realizations were roughly: 1. I…"
Jul 23, 2012
Strappado replied to Austin Hunt's discussion What age did you become an atheist/agnostic and why?
"When I was a kid my grandmother (who was very Christian) had successfully made me believe in God. I later told my father that I believed in God. He then said: "That's all right. I don't believe in God myself, though". I then…"
Jul 22, 2012

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At 10:31am on April 27, 2012, Steph S. said…

I hope you enjoy the site!

At 5:40pm on April 18, 2012, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

At 12:30pm on April 18, 2012, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Hi Austin
Welcome to this world of rationality, truth and peace, where common sense and science lead to freethinking wisdom --- as you know well being an atheist. 
  
We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 680 discussion topics and 3400 members.
At 11:40am on April 18, 2012, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome, Austin! Glad you could join us. :D I didn't know there was a Paris in KY.

Please consider joining a group to meet people and talk about anything that's on your mind, Hang With Friends. After you've searched for stuff that interests you in "Groups" above and in the "Forums", don't forget to look at recent activity which hides along the right margin of the page all the way at the bottom.

 
 
 

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