"Lincoln, Jefferson, Washington, some other founders of the U.S.A were Deists. (look it up)
Deism, believes in a god idea, but not that this power ever in any way intervens in human and worldly affairs. Deism was a rationalist movement begun in the…"
"This is not as clear as it once was, but if you are not really truly wealthy, voting republican is not a good idea.
However the Dems had to get in bed with the business community, for the money,. . .
So if I was mostly in my past a Democrat, it was…"
"I don't know how to do this, but instead of saying I am an athiest, you can say I am not religious.
Avoid condemning them and their beliefs, they are your parents, don't attack the church, that is a direct attack on their…"
"I was a skeptic by age 5, but my parents were quite unusual.
We, during my childhod up to age 18, lived in rural communities and attended Church & Sunday School. My parents did not hammer this stuff in, and if we complained about the occasional…"
"I don't think he can accept or understand your atheism.
But you can let him know you honor him as your father, and want him to love you as his son.
When he presses for one of these conversations, ask if he can allow you to work it out on…"
"It is much worse when they ask you to pray for them, not knowing your non-religious identity.
My response depends on the fragility of the person making the request.
My most frequent resonse is, "I will keep a desire for your well being in my…"
"This is probably as important as Geo.W saying he is the education president and the environmental president.
Throwing pearls to pigs.
Ok it is probably not that egregious, but probably a good idea to not accidentally, mistakenly stomp on the…"
"Of course it is outrageous.
Religion is the master tool of oppression, how can the U. N. be for individual civil rights and individual civil liberties and forbid defamation of religion. It is oxymoronic."
"Ban against gay marriage seems to be rooted in religious beliefs. I don't see how an atheist could be opposed.
But sometimes social ideas are not closely examined, but insted held for irrational reasons."
"My observation is that religion promises togetherness but teaches separation from each other.
Religion promises salvation but delivers a lifetime of guilt. (Very nice people believing they are sinful)
I do not know of a single religion that does not…"