"Something to think about!
Imagine a small town, with two state roads intersecting in the middle of town.
On the edge of town on the north side is a sign that says "Jesus Saves".
On the edge of town on the south side is a sign that says…"
Does it piss anybody else off when 1 person escapes from a burning plane and everybody thanks god for saving that person? Yet nobody blames god for killing the rest of the passengers!
Same things with hurricanes and tornadoes - they can…"
"ABSOLUTELY!!!! to Joan Denoo. This can be proven by looking at the anti- gay laws, the anti-imnmigration laws, the anti- science laws, anti-poor laws that these fine christian politicians push all the time.
Every day I am proud that I…"
"Just the right amount of info. And you are right on target.
The problem is, you have just described most of NC, SC, GA, MS, LA, and most of TX.
A lot of people think this country's problem is too many people turning gay, or too many…"
"Seriously - I usually just take it and throw it away the first opportunity I get.
Gideons spend money to put these in hotels and motels. Let them keep wasting their money and their time.
I have marked them up. Written questions all…"
"The only reason most people believe in an afterlife is because they believe in some god's written word.
If you don't believe in the god, and therefore don't believe in the written word, then there is no reason to believe in the…"
"I did a "Bing" search on my real name, and on my psuedonym, combined with "atheist" and "nontheist" and came up with nothing.
Is it possible that there is another personw ith your name out there who believes (or…"
"I agree with Peter Martin Page.
The happiest day of my life was the day I was finally able to absolutely know that there wasn't a god. I still can't prove it, of course, but I know it to be a fact.
That relieved me of so many scary…"
"In addition to what Gene Griffis says - it is also painful to hurt your parents, because most of us learned about their god at their knees (sometimes on their knees) and we know it is going to break their hearts if we come out and go against their…"