Matt Skaggs
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Group for those who are Introverted and those of us who are Loners. Someone who doesn't need other people around them to validate their own existence.See More
Aug 26, 2013
Matt Skaggs replied to Starland Victor Seay's discussion Anyone still deal with anything like this? in the group Recovering from Religion
"This is an old thread, and I don't know if anyone is watching it anymore, but here is Christopher Hitchens talking about this exact issue. The link is to the video at 22:04, though the entire interview is well worth watching. At the time,…"
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Unless you were raised by atheist parents, you probably had some recovering to do when you left religion. The purpose of RR is to provide a landing place for people when they jump from religion. With local support groups throughout the US, Canada, UK, and Australia, and real-time resources accessible to everyone, RR is where to turn when faith has lost its luster.See More
Aug 26, 2013
Matt Skaggs commented on Jack Carlson's group Heathen Geeks
"I just found this video on YouTube, and I laughed so hard I almost fell out of my chair. It's apparently part of a series titled "Real Actors Read Christian Forums," which I hadn't heard of before. This video is…"
Jun 16, 2013
Matt Skaggs replied to Rachel Riley's discussion Did Dragon Age 3 get pushed back again? in the group Godless Gamers
"From what I can see, the release of the PS4 is late this year, probably close to Thanksgiving or Christmas, and DA3 should be in the Fall of 2014. So no, it apparently won't be a release game, unfortunately. I'm definitely excited about it…"
Jun 12, 2013
Angela commented on Matt Skaggs's blog post Humorous screenshot
"Not blaming you are all Matt. I also though the ad placement was funny!"
Jun 5, 2013
Matt Skaggs replied to Shane Starr's discussion Mass Effect 3 (spoilers) in the group Godless Gamers
"I think the original endings had (at least) one critical flaw. If I remember correctly, even the best endings resulted it the destruction of the relays. (If I'm wrong here, someone please correct me.) The inevitable conclusion of that is…"
Jun 5, 2013
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Matt Skaggs commented on Matt Skaggs's blog post Humorous screenshot
"Angela, I did not mean to cause offense by this post. I found humor in this because of the intrinsic irony of the ad's placement, not because I don't think relationships formed over the Internet can be lasting. I know that they can be.…"
Jun 5, 2013
Angela commented on Matt Skaggs's blog post Humorous screenshot
"Brandi, I met my husband on the internet 13 years ago. Your blanket statement that most internet relationships don't last offends me. We have a wonderful marriage as do two other couples we know who met similarly."
Jun 4, 2013
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"Have to admit: happiness is being on Atheist Nexus, running Firefox with AdBlock Plus.  No ads, no BS, and no stupid christian dating crap."
Jun 3, 2013
Angela commented on Matt Skaggs's blog post Humorous screenshot
"Perfect!!! Thanks for the chuckle!"
Jun 3, 2013
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Jun 3, 2013
Matt Skaggs commented on Richard Haynes's group Life After Christian Fundamentalism
"I just put up a blog post regarding my recent attempted debate over creationism with a YEC theologian. I thought some people here might find it helpful and/or insightful, since it springs from my own past in Fundamentalist Christianity. Let me…"
Jun 2, 2013

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Posted on June 2, 2013 at 10:50pm 6 Comments

I was just about to post a blog entry here, when I saw this on the AN site when I wasn't logged in. Hopefully this will make you guys laugh as much as it made me laugh.

Hopefully soon, all of us will find God's match for us. Fingers crossed. Sorry, I mean hearts crossed. Wait, I…

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How Does Religion Inspire such Tenacious Dedication?

Posted on May 1, 2013 at 1:30am 2 Comments

Recently I spoke with a theologian who holds a young-earth creationist viewpoint, and I was struck by his illogical dedication to his beliefs. It was apparent that he was not unintelligent: our conversation touched on a great variety of topics, including quantum physics, the origin of the universe, and modern astrophysical theories. He was clearly knowledgeable and scientifically aware -- apparently he…

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At 6:35am on May 6, 2013, Randall Smith said…
Thanks for your comment on my post. It didn't have anything to do with religion, however. My posts seldom do.
At 2:47pm on April 10, 2013, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Hello Matt 
Welcome to this internet world of rationality and peace, of common sense and freethinking wisdom.  
You are invited to join the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 750 discussion topics and 3800 members.
http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin
Terry

At 11:08am on April 10, 2013, athen said…

At 11:02am on April 10, 2013, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!
Oh I agree! I am always a student too. I love to learn.

 
 
 

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