I've been an atheist for years, but recently have felt the need to become more vociferous, because it seems that the theists are trying to kill the world, reason, and especially us. A few searches…Continue
"I think you are right in that believers and non believers do not speak the same language. However, I would quibble and say that your example of Williams is not one that I would choose. I actually found what the excerpt comprehensible, rather like…"
I am a 'convert' to atheism - a long process. For a while I was simply a recovering Cat-holic. Now, I'm totally cured. My 'reasons' are many. The top three:
1. The universe is clearly not all about us
2. I prefer…"
"So many, many possibilities!
First, there's the whole bit about why anyone would commit his entire life to something - only to be paid back later after he dies. And yes, Christianity is all about power (as are most religions). Do you have a…"
I've been an atheist for years, but recently have felt the need to become more vociferous, because it seems that the theists are trying to kill the world, reason, and especially us. A few searches led me to this site.I'm also curious about what leads people away from religion.See More
"I would not say the prayers. But I might sing the songs because I really like singing... although skip the Amen?
And then, if you find you are uncomfortable, I would work towards making next year's Christmas experience different. Find…"
Welcome to this great site and its thousands of bright people like you who recognise religion for the superstition and giant fraud that it is,
and that gods are merely fictions filling up valuable space inside the brains of the credulous.
Terry Meaden originator of the busy discussion group
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