"The closet is simultaneously a haven of refuge and an intolerable prison.
I was never in the closet as an atheist. My transition to being an atheist has been open.
My experience in being in the gay closet is another matter. …"
"Even though I have lived in the Adventist ghetto of College Place, WA (Walla Walla University) for the past 2 years, I have as little contact with them as possible.
Only two times have I set foot on the campus of my alma mater. The…"
"The short version: mid-1980's it was my disgust with SDA church administration. The re-election of Neal Wilson as GC president. The Meri-Kay lawsuit over equal pay for equal work and discrimination against women. The…"
"No, I do not feel resentful for how I was raised. My parents did well, and went to great lengths to provide a SDA education 1 thru 16 years for me. This was done primarily by moving to Adventist ghettos where I could live at home and…"
Wow, Kenneth, thanks for sharing your Atheist Testimonial.
With your story/experience and communication skills, you could really help atheist equality efforts. Have you considered getting involved with one of the organizations representing atheists in the military and atheist veterans?
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