""offensive"? i can't be happy for your country's educational system. I don't understand why sensitizing children in perception of reality is a good idea. They should train their minds to think objectively about facts. On the…"
"I can understand how it must feel to be pushed aside by your own family, especially because of some idiotic notion that is routed to their minds. There is a chance i am wrong but can it be that islamism works both as a religion and as sort of a…"
"i can't believe that this news has spead across the ocean :)) haha. It is clearly money laundering and filthy politics. It shows that some high-heads in church hold a lot of influence over the government's decisions. Even a larger hand…"
"Greetings from the 90% religious Romania. :)) I like the scale in the left-corner of the map, really. But, almost ironically, many religious people from my country also have very strong secular voices. I am an open atheist in my community and so far…"
"Same here. It is never a big deal in our highschools or collages either. Now in my university,the common attitude towards this subject is... whatever!
Although I remember a girl from 9th grade telling on me to the school's director, very…"
i have for so long practiced negativism and pesimistic views. i thought i could never change it, because that was who i was.Of course, it came naturally for me. A while ago I convinced myself that i can "reprogram" my way of…"
"how could christians think that atheists are capable of murders of other horrible things? they should just take a look at Richard Dawkins,to see he is such a sweet man. i like that sometimes he seems not to enjoy confruntation and the tension of it.…"
Architecture student, 22 years old.
Born and raised Christian Ortodox in Bucharest, spend time as a child with my fanatic greatgrandmother that managed to turn me into a sceptic at a fragile age.
I begun my transition after reading 'History of Religions'by Mircea Eliade (gnostic) and 'Introduction to Psycology' by Mircea Zlate in highschool. And many more. became a true atheist in the 10th grade.
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Yeah, we've got the Constitution on our side, but the Christians have been able to violate it for so long, because no one challenged them on it. The fundamentalists are all horribly educated about what the Constitution actually says, and it's not like their preachers are going to set them straight.
Well, at least you don't have the Catholic church very active over there, right? Nothing sucks money out of an economy like the Vatican. The Catholic Church takes money from a country and passes it to the Vatican. At least your Orthodox church spends its money corruptly, within your own country. :-P
Cool, I've got the 5 parts of that video dropped into a playlist in my YouTube account. I don't know if I'll get to it this weekend, but sometime this upcoming week. I listen to a lot of stuff in the background while working on my writing, but that one is a little harder, since I need to actively watch.
I wouldn't worry about your English. Many native speakers in the US are less fluent in English than people from non-English countries. It's kind of sad.
We have the same problem with religion taking over political elections. The reason it's so annoying over here is that we're supposed to be a completely secular nation, according to our constitution. Reality just doesn't quite work out that way.
Starting in the 80's, the fundamentalist Christians mobilized and became a ridiculous political force. It's taken 35 years for the atheists to make a move and get organized. Thank God for the internet. :-P