"For me, it's been a combination of factors. I grew up under an atheist regime in Eastern Europe (where I still live), so at first religion was “the forbidden thing” and therefore attractive. I must admit I believed religion can…"
This is the place to post that hilarious irreligious YouTube video, an irreverent, anti-religious cartoon, or other humorous bit of media. Posts that do not reflect an atheist/irreligious theme will be deleted. (Don't make me go Old Testament.)See More
I’ve spent my whole life slowly progressing towards atheism. I’m currently 22 and I became an official atheist probably around 18.When I was a kid I had to go to Saturday school, yes on SATURDAYS, the holy day for children who loved cartoons. I had to miss X-Men on FOX. Cutting in to my Saturday morning cartoons is not something that I have been able to forgive even to this day...ANYWAYS back on track.I was always a black sheep because I was increasingly argumentative with the teachers. I…See More
"That is hilarious, I always told people even when I was part of a religion(muslim offshoot) that they were being inconsiderate bothering god with all their little things. I think patterns of prayer are handed down. If you were raised by people who…"
Thats great! I have been here for about 6 weeks and we have gained about 650 people since then. It seems this past 10 days have been booming. I have never seen more than 80 people on chat and today it topped 300! Shit is getting crazy around here!
I see you like old school metal. That is the music I grew up on! My playlist is full of old and new. And some stuff you would say "what the fuck!"
I see you are loading the TOOL onto the playlist! Good job. I have qute a bit on mine as well. I guess you'll be around for awhile. Many join and disappear in few days. Have you explored the site very much? There is a lot going on. Check out some of the groups and discussions. You will find them interesting.
Hey Zell. It is goodd to see you are getting active on the site. Have you ever saw TOOL live? It is an amazing show. Maynard is right on cue with my feelings towards religion. He may be one of the most intellectual musicians of the day.
Zell, welcome to Atheist Nexus. Be sure to check out the GROUPS page to find like-minded people.
I've started seven groups here, so please join any you think you might be interested in.
ARS POETICA is a group for those who love poetry, anyone who is just curious, and everyone in between.
LOVERS OF SHAKESPEARE is a group for fans of the Bard. Topics are open to just about anything Shakespeare.
HUMANE ATHEISTS is a group for people who are interested in trying to live a humane life by understanding the issues surrounding animal welfare.
ODDITORIUM is a group dedicated to the all that which is bizarre and unusual in the world.
CONSUMER ETHICS was created to help us understand how our purchasing power can help or harm the world around us.
THE KNIFE AND FORK is a group for anyone who has a strong interest or mild curiosity in food, cooking, eating, drinking, and nutrition.
HERCULANEUM: A PLACE FOR MEN is a group where men can discuss and explore the ideas, goals, demands, ethics, sexuality, and nature of manhood and masculinity. It is a place where we are free to be ourselves, and discuss the issues most important to our identities as men.
"Hi! a quick update. Surgery went very well, Had very little pain that responded to a little medication. My daughter and granddaughter, Michelle, were with me and brought me home and had a beautiful break-the-fast lunch. I feel great. Ruth,…"
"Wow, Joan. That rising tide video is scary. I can't imagine having to put myself in such continuous danger to collect food for survival. If I was in desperate need and there was a large abundance of food available to collect…"
"Loren, both my wife and I decided a long time ago that we would have no memorial. Our wish (in writing and notarized) is to be cremated and scattered over the place of our choosing. Right now, it appears we will be fertilizing our vegetable garden…"