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Ruth Anthony-Gardner commented on Moral Atheist's blog post The Evolution of Morality
"I agree that we need a non-Dominator synonym for "militant Atheists," one that eschews war as a metaphor for being assertive about reason. Let's brainstorm a constructive Partnership Culture alternative power word. [reference to Riane…"
Jul 8, 2011
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Moral Atheist commented on Moral Atheist's blog post How A Christian Lost His Faith
"If he starts the conversation then he should be willing to have the conversation I think. Pointing out the absurd just made me think you didn't "understand" the bible. Just pointing out that God has power over his creation. The way to…"
Jul 7, 2011
Moral Atheist commented on Moral Atheist's blog post How A Christian Lost His Faith
"Atheists fight to keep religion out of our lives. Keep them out of our politicians mouths etc... I love a debate as much as the next person but unless he is cramming Jesus down your throat, I don't think you should be cramming anti-theism down…"
Jul 6, 2011
Wanda T commented on Moral Atheist's blog post How A Christian Lost His Faith
"Hey neighbor!  I'm a little south of you in San Antonio.  Yeah, Dawkins helped me through the fence too, but it was "The Selfish Gene" and that got me to start thinking.  Maybe I'll blog my story; I've never…"
Jul 6, 2011
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Jul 6, 2011
Peggy Wilson commented on Moral Atheist's blog post The Evolution of Morality
""Let him run for president" That is funny stuff right there..and worthy of at the very least a short film. With all that sht in his "book" that isn't true, he would never make it past the primaries.. Plus I heard he hangs…"
Jul 6, 2011
roland707 commented on Moral Atheist's blog post How A Christian Lost His Faith
"Good story. Welcome. Glad you made it."
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Raven Z W commented on Moral Atheist's blog post How A Christian Lost His Faith
"Your story is very inspiring. I hope more people that are living lives of blind faith can discover the intellectual integrity to break free like you have."
Jul 5, 2011
booklover commented on Moral Atheist's blog post How A Christian Lost His Faith
"Glad you got un-brainwashed.  Some people never do.  The fundies would maybe answer your questions with lines like "you're not supposed to question god" and "it is a mystery, only god knows".  I don't…"
Jul 5, 2011

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The Evolution of Morality

Posted on July 6, 2011 at 6:00am 2 Comments

I am attacked regularly for the supposed oxymoron in the name @Moral_Atheist. The claims are often like the following all from this last weekend.



From: @RonaldusMagnus1

there IS NO logical basis for morals in an evolutionist-atheist viewpoint. Nature takes it's course, no?



From: @clergywomen

& Moral Atheist IS AN OXYMORON…



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How A Christian Lost His Faith

Posted on July 5, 2011 at 2:00pm 6 Comments

I thought it only appropriate for my first Atheist Nexus blog to be a story of how I lost my faith. Let it be a lesson on how to reason with the unreasonable. First a little background on where I came from.



I was raised in a Christian fundamentalist home. My uncle is a Petroleum Engineer which he thinks… Continue

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At 6:38pm on June 15, 2011, Ken said…
Hello & welcome to the Nexus fellow Texan.  We are glad to have you join us.
At 2:39pm on June 15, 2011, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Hi Colt Mercer, and welcome to this rational world of Internet atheism---a haven from the superstitions and fictional god of the masses. 

"Well-founded common sense inevitably leads to the wisdom of atheism."

We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with nearly 500 discussion topics and 2750 members.

http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin

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At 9:35pm on June 14, 2011, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome, Colt! Glad you could join us. :D

Please consider joining a group to meet people and talk about anything that's on your mind, Hang With Friends.

 
 
 

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