"Prayer is hand-waving. Hand-waving might as well be prayer. Each accomplishes roughly the same thing, though hand-waving does a bit more (it moves the air around a bit).If I had some serious discretionary cash around, I might respond to…"
"People dying in churches where they are looking for sanctuary from some sort of disaster has happened around the world. I'm sure they all were praying to be safe. Not to mention people dying in church fires both accidentally and purposely lit.…"
"2013 NYC Day of Solidarity for Black Non-Believers
The Day of Solidarity for Black Non-Believers (DoS) is held annually on the final weekend in February. Nonbelievers use this day as an opportunity to build genuine communal relationships and launch…"
"If I set out my goals and have critically thought through what they are for me. Can I set an intention to remind myself to remain directed toward that goal? Not a wish, rather a focus on my mind to continue in that direction. For example,…"
"Prayer in itself changes nothing. Prayer is a wasted of time & energy. The only thing in life that changes or effects circumstances is action. If humans spent more time in acheiving results through positive actions rather…"
"I find it funny and at the same time sad that Christians think that they can influence the mind of a supposedly all knowing god. I've asked many, "What is the point of prayer if god would already know everything, and already has a…"
"Hey everyone. Coming from Grenada, I was always interested in the Rastafarian religious movement. Many of my family are. However, there were very little information about the movement and a lot of misinformation. The situation remains this way…"
"I misread your post. I thought you said something about many women already have children are angry at the mention of having children and they do not wish to have anymore. I was giving a reason to why they don't want to have anymore…"
"Many women who have children and are doing the single mom thing are tired. Raising a child without a father in the home is tiresome. Mentally and physically. Many, after having children and ending up single parents, are not willing…"
"Though, I didn't have time to read thru your entire post, I read thru most of it.
I think, I know what you are trying to say. You describe yourself more as agnostic than atheist. Atheist do not believe in a God. Agnostics, as…"
"The NYC event for the Day of Solidarity for Black Non-Believers will be in Harlem. In fact the next closes promoted events are in D.C and Philadelphia. So this is serving the whole Tri-State (NY,NY & CT) area.
We're putting a special…"
"I am no expert but I believe that people are able to cope because of a nurturing environment not becuase of their beliefs. People who have religious beliefs and people who are atheist both will kill themselves. So answering the question…"
One of my closes co-workers is white muslim. We are able to agree on lot of things because she is open to hereing logical point of view and I'm open to advice that doesn't need deity to make since. While I dissagree with all religion I dont come across as angry brother so I'm able to get them to see my point of view. Also I am well verse in bible so I can combat them on their level
Lets face the sad truth in order to reach our ppl it will be though the church. So if we plan on freeing the minds of our falling family members we will need to find message that they can stomach without killing their boy Jesus
Card-carrying atheist since since 2005, before that I was agnostic since 1994. Before that I dabbled in islam 91 to 94. And of course "In The Begining" I was a christian. So I've run the proverbial god-gambit. So now I'm good w/o god as they say. And you? What's ur story??