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Justin True left a comment for amanda alexander
" I like your Tattoo! Here is the first piece of my sleeve I have dedicated to reason and science. I am glad to see others are willing to show their angst against the main stream through Tattoos. "
Jul 13, 2012
amanda alexander replied to Garaidh Mac an tSaoir's discussion Action Alert: Please Thank President Obama for Secular Thanksgiving Day Address
"I am thankful that our president is trying to be secular. Though the right wing schmears him all  they can (yes the ch was supposed to be there) It seems that's about the one thing he tries to stand strong on. Even though he's…"
Nov 30, 2011
amanda alexander replied to Park Bierbower's discussion Just a Chain Email I got about prayer in the military (Pro-Prayer), and my Response in the group Military Atheists (MAAF Official)
"I always like to remind my family that prayer means nothing. You can not shower for a week and pray to be clean and I guarentee you will still be smelly after that prayer, but when you take action... like shower, you become clean. People that pray…"
Nov 30, 2011
amanda alexander replied to Steph S.'s discussion How did you celebrate Veterans Day? in the group Military Atheists (MAAF Official)
"While I know this isn't the best way to celebrate... Me and my husband, both being vets, just hop around the places that sell free food with our dd214s and get free food. Its not the best way to celebrate but we are celebrating for ourselves…"
Nov 30, 2011
amanda alexander liked Dane's group Military Atheists (MAAF Official)
Nov 30, 2011
amanda alexander commented on Paula Michelle C.'s blog post Evangelical Veterinarian
"Ugh i plurilized cats >.< i ment to say him and he"
Jun 19, 2011
amanda alexander commented on Paula Michelle C.'s blog post Evangelical Veterinarian
"I actually had my cats put out completely when declawed (the male was attacking the female and hurting her really badly so I had to do it) I just got them declawed when they got fixed. I made sure they were out, I wouldn't let my cats go…"
Jun 19, 2011
amanda alexander commented on Paula Michelle C.'s blog post Evangelical Veterinarian
"I own cats O.O Lots of cats. I am the crazy cat lady... I find feral cats and humanize them, get them fixed and find them homes... This really disturbs me. I think that the cat was scared because you were grooming him, not being evil and nasty.…"
Jun 19, 2011
amanda alexander commented on Dakota Marquette's blog post LETS COMPARE OUR BIBLES TO OUR CELL PHONES, WHY DON'T WE!!!!
"Ummmm bibles to tampons.... You take both out of the package and let them fill you with something in some way shape or form?"
Jun 19, 2011
amanda alexander commented on Odin Zeus McGaffer's blog post Thrown out of church today.
"That was.... wrong on so many levels. BUT that was really funny. And why were you in church? Why even bother? I go to the cult churches to troll irl but I never just go to a church... It feels wrong (too many old people and too much smell of death).…"
Jun 19, 2011
amanda alexander commented on Donald R Barbera's blog post A Majority of Christians Know Little About Their Religion
"Interesting and very informative. I live in south Georgia so I know how little the bible is actually read by those who follow it. It saddens me that as an atheist I actually know more about the book then those that belive it. Also it seems Ironic…"
Jun 19, 2011
amanda alexander commented on Ivo Coues's blog post Your Atheist Sunday
"I and my husband are playing "Alice:Madness returns" and I am also playing around on the computer and watching my cats run through the house attacking eachother ^.^ A perfect atheist Sunday."
Jun 19, 2011
amanda alexander commented on Dakota Marquette's blog post LETS COMPARE OUR BIBLES TO OUR CELL PHONES, WHY DON'T WE!!!!
"This is pretty funny... I get these all the time, I have blocked most of my family and friends that send them. Comparing the bible to a cell phone is wrong though because I know from living in the evangelical south that most people don't…"
Jun 19, 2011
amanda alexander replied to Dane's discussion Intro... in the group Military Atheists (MAAF Official)
"I actually grew up here so I'm familiar with the area, I know some of my civilian friends that are athiests, but I just don't know many service memebers and I will check out the things that you mentioned. Oh and speaking of fsm, I actually…"
Jun 18, 2011
amanda alexander commented on Ivo Coues's blog post An Atheist at Dinner
"I never ask that question. My answer is always made. I don't even "respectfully" bow my head because I see the act as degrading to myself. There are many times the army tries to employ prayer into functions that are…"
Jun 18, 2011

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Personal military religion conundrum

Posted on June 18, 2011 at 12:50am 1 Comment

 So I am in the army and as many of you well know, even though religion is a tabboo subject it is still brought up. I am currently reading God Is Not Great by Christopher Hitchens and while I was reading it I had it taken from my hand by a fellow soldier who had some nasty comments to say about it. I don't really know where I want to go with this outside of complaining to people that probably know the struggle a little more. I usually don't bring up the fact that I'm athiest but most people…

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At 7:20am on July 13, 2012, Justin True said…

I like your Tattoo! Here is the first piece of my sleeve I have dedicated to reason and science. I am glad to see others are willing to show their angst against the main stream through Tattoos. 

At 10:26am on June 19, 2011, AgeOfAtheists14 said…
hey that your tatt? far out. makes sense
At 6:07pm on June 18, 2011, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Hello Amanda, and welcome to this rational world of Internet atheism--- a tranquil haven from the superstitions and fictional god of the masses. 

"Well-founded common sense leads to the wisdom that is 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

Terence 

At 5:01pm on June 18, 2011, Brent Feeney said…
Welcome aboard! =)  Hope you're doing well today.
At 6:48pm on June 17, 2011, Ken said…
Hello & welcome to the Nexus.  We are glad to have you join us.
At 6:16am on June 17, 2011, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome, amanda! 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.For memetics, check out

memetics and cultural evolution

Richard Dawkins

Daniel Dennett

and the relatively inactive Professors of Memeology (nobody expects you to be a professor).

 
 
 

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