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"Bristol, Virginia. U.S.A. here, would rather be in Toronto: )"
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Life After Christian Fundamentalism

Recovering from the side effects of Christian fundamentalism is not easy.•The ongoing fear of Hell•Rejection from family members•Ongoing guilt•Loss of communityIf you can relate, join.This is not a debate group.See More
Oct 19, 2009
Ross commented on Benjamin Eugene Jackson's blog post Stop praying for me........ you are putting me on a level not equal to yours!
"You can approach this many ways but the bottom line is that you have been a true friend to him (you know he is gay, are still his friend, and have not blabbed what you know to the whole town) and you should expect the same from him. Lay it on the…"
Oct 15, 2009
Emekan A'dem commented on Benjamin Eugene Jackson's blog post Stop praying for me........ you are putting me on a level not equal to yours!
"" I'm worried about you and my heart is sad" I think that, in part, he's telling you this because he's projecting onto you his own worries about revealing a deviant (to the church) part of his identity to family and…"
Oct 15, 2009
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Stop praying for me........ you are putting me on a level not equal to yours!

I recently came out as an atheist to friends and even my family. I have a close friend that is gay as well and has been christian his whole life, went to christian schools, dad's a preacher, etc....... and every time we are together he lets me know how sad he is and how he is praying for me. " I'm worried about you and my heart is sad"..... seriously makes me want to puke. I feel like I have to give him some sort of respect for his beliefs even though I know its ridiculous. He has told me…See More
Oct 14, 2009
Benjamin Eugene Jackson replied to It's just Matt's discussion Richard Dawinks will be speaking at UVA on October 16th!! in the group Virginia Atheists
"counting the days here..... i have not seen Dawkins live before, looking forward to it."
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"six days til I see dawkins in Virginia!!!!"
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Oct 6, 2009
Benjamin Eugene Jackson replied to Nate Wiesel's discussion Is saying "That's So Gay" discriminatory?
"I strongly believe that we all know when we use words to inflict pain or some sort of discord with people. However, when one does so that it connects with a movement and/or age group to be a casual term the question then becomes do we help this…"
Oct 6, 2009
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Stop praying for me........ you are putting me on a level not equal to yours!

Posted on October 14, 2009 at 11:23pm 2 Comments

I recently came out as an atheist to friends and even my family. I have a close friend that is gay as well and has been christian his whole life, went to christian schools, dad's a preacher, etc....... and every time we are together he lets me know how sad he is and how he is praying for me. " I'm worried about you and my heart is sad"..... seriously makes me want to puke. I feel like I have to give him some sort of respect for his beliefs even though I know its ridiculous. He has told me… Continue

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