"Today I forced myself to sit through about 20 minutes of a couple of videos posted by a group that advertised itself as "Answering The New Atheists." These were intelligent people who were posing as deep thinkers. What I came away with was…"
"Math, you've touched on something profound. In analyzing my own beliefs, or lack thereof, I find that, deep down, I want to believe that there is something far, far above my limited intelligence and my capacity for understanding. But, absent…"
"I don't see why you have to be alienated from your family. Just refuse to discuss your beliefs, or lack thereof, with them. You're the one who's free, not your family. Maybe it's not that easy; maybe they feel compelled to…"
Hi Richard, and welcome to this friendly meeting place where freethinking atheists recognise that gods are phoney and religion is used to control people;
and how tragic and inexcusable it is that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years and more.
"11:00 PM had my first bout of nausea; Rx took care of it. I feel wonderful. Absolutely no pain, I can't finish a sentence or remember words so Cary, Laura and Laurie did their best to understand what I am trying to convey. I usually get enough…"
With all the media attention the on the Pope, important stories are being missed, human rights violations, Monsanto protection act, Russia march to blasphemy laws, and of the big story this week did Harry Potter vanquish dementors?See More
"The medical profession seems to have improved in some areas at least. Personally I think some of that is due to the higher level of education of society as a whole. We know too much to put up with bad treatment now. I saw a documentary last year…"
"Thanks. Now I have "Glory of Love" stuck in my head. ^^;
I'm not sure if I could get used to eating bugs. It's like... if they're mudbugs or sea-bugs, that's one thing, but it's hard to imagine them tasting good…"
"I converted to paganism (through wicca, but didn't stay there) from xianity. During that conversion period, I tried to reconcile the beliefs, which ultimately, I couldn't. There are some who find a way (probably used to cherry picking, so…"