"Hello Frank Miles!
I like your thought very much!
Sometimes it feels as though the difference between believing in God and being in awe of Nature is largely one of semantics, if it were not for all the tangible consequences of forcing the language…"
"That is how I see the issue of diet as well. All life feeds off of other life. The inhumane treatment of factory farming is what I take issue with, and the reason it is done that way is because the demand for meat is so high. So many problems, from…"
"I was raised in a multi-religious, environmentally aware family, so a respect and reverence for nature, particularly animals, was instilled in me from an early age. I do not wear leather or fur, and I am an obsessive label reader when it comes to…"
"Most of my Potter merchandise is from Hot Topic. I always raid the clearance rack a couple of weeks after a new movie comes out, because you can pick up keychains, postcards and the occasional t-shirt or jacket (the larger sizes tend to go quickest,…"
"I too am moved by the range and depth of animal consciousness. I don't really believe in "souls" either, at least not the typical definition of an intangible, immortal part of you that is ultimately judged somehow. I do however, honor…"
Atheist Ireland is an advocacy group for a rational, ethical and secular society free from superstition and supernaturalism. We're currently campaigning for a secular irish constitution and education system.See More
For anyone interested in animal welfare, or simply interested in learning more about the similarities between humans and other animals, I always suggest "The Souls of Animals" by Gary Kowalski. He is a Unitarian Universalist minister and animal lover and his book contains some amazing stories that demonstrate non-human creatures' capacity for love, creativity, and abstract thought. His personal philosophies may not be particularly relevant to a lot of the more "hard" atheists out there, but the…See More
A place for atheists to discuss morality issues. What shapes your morality? What new perspectives have you found since abandoning faith (if you ever had any)? Is there any merit to religious moral authority?
I'm not really sure what to say here... I am a 26 year old, redheaded, statuesque, atheist. I have a blog - http://www.kats-brain.blogspot.com, and no shame when it comes to plugging it. I am hoping to meet like-minded people and some with not-so-like minds that I can learn from.See More
Welcome to this friendly meeting place with atheist freethinkers who recognise that fictional gods and crafty religions have always been used to deceive and control vulnerable superstitious people including the indoctrination of defenceless children.