So since this is the Atheist Nexus I'm going to asume everyone is Non-Theist.Personally god never held much appeal to me, even though both my parents are Christain. When I was younger I'd always sit…Continue
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So since this is the Atheist Nexus I'm going to asume everyone is Non-Theist.Personally god never held much appeal to me, even though both my parents are Christain. When I was younger I'd always sit down and read the bible, of corse it never made much sense. But I saw it as what I was supposed to do, it was more of a chore than real belief. So when I got to the point where I could comprehend what I was reading religion seemed trivial and inconsistent.I was confused at how a god who was…See More
Hi, well done as regards your little homily to our great FSM ('Pasta Be His Name').
Welcome to this great site and its thousands of bright people like you who recognise religion for the superstition and giant fraud that it is,
and that gods are merely fictions filling up valuable space inside the brains of the 'faith-ful'.
Terry Meaden originator of the busy discussion group
"ORIGINS: Universe, Life, Earth, Humankind, Fossils, Religion, Evolution, Darwin..." with its over 240 discussion topics.