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How did you become atheist?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Hebner Mar 11, 2010. 23 Replies

How did you become atheist? I was a christian 6-7 years ago, but then i started thinking about the world scientifically, not religiously, thinking God was fake more and more, until i decided he was…Continue

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Bill Hebner replied to jimmy converse's discussion How did you become atheist?
"Oddly enough, when I dropped Catholicism, people asked why I didn't try another religion. I said that I didn't believe in one god anymore, why on EARTH would I want to start following another?!?"
Mar 11, 2010
Almeidinha replied to jimmy converse's discussion How did you become atheist?
"Well, here you go: http://ayoungatheist.blogspot.com/2010/02/how-i-became-atheist.html I basically already explained it."
Mar 10, 2010
Ken replied to jimmy converse's discussion How did you become atheist?
"While studying world religions for my Anthropology degree in college years ago, it slowly dawned on me that (at most) only one of these religions could be right. Since each group was equally certain as to their own religion, I then considered what…"
Mar 9, 2010
Objection replied to jimmy converse's discussion How did you become atheist?
"I think that's an excellent and subtle way to open one mind's about religion, by making religion something that is not so special, and in that way de-glorifying it. Gods are not so great when you know where they come from - men."
Mar 9, 2010
Johnsky replied to jimmy converse's discussion How did you become atheist?
"I was an Agnostic. Then I read the bible. Now I'm an Atheist."
Mar 9, 2010
Carrot Hare replied to jimmy converse's discussion How did you become atheist?
"LMAO! That's my line of the day :) Love it..."
Mar 9, 2010
Carrot Hare replied to jimmy converse's discussion How did you become atheist?
"When I was 8 i was christian, when i was 12 I turned Buddhist and when I was 17 I realized that if i couldn't give religion the respect is deserved as a follower I was just going to give it up. When I was 18 I started to look at the existance…"
Mar 9, 2010
AgeOfAtheists14 replied to jimmy converse's discussion How did you become atheist?
"Better question is how did fundies (of any religion) become such a cancer upon the Earth. Howya like me now!?!?"
Mar 9, 2010
Beave replied to jimmy converse's discussion How did you become atheist?
"I was raised in Pentecostal churches from the time I was knee-high until I was around 16 or so. I was reeeeaaallly into it, too. I attended all the revivals, and spoke in tongues, and hit the floor a few times (all of which is very embarrassing…"
Mar 9, 2010
visual@rchitect replied to jimmy converse's discussion How did you become atheist?
"I'm not too sure, but i clearly remember the first time i traveled by aeroplane. As the plane ascended above the clouds, i can remember wondering where all the Gods were...... i think that was the end of my theistic journey. I must have been 9…"
Mar 9, 2010
Javier Garcia replied to jimmy converse's discussion How did you become atheist?
"I had been leaning towards it for years; stopped going to church (Catholic) over a decade ago; prayed, but finally had some jarring revelations about mental and physical health - in that I had been relying on the laziness of prayer and faith to…"
Mar 8, 2010
Michael replied to jimmy converse's discussion How did you become atheist?
"Four years old. The Sunday School teacher was telling us about the angel that told Mary she was pregnant with Jesus and I thought, what a load of rubbish. I spent eight more years in Sunday School and never believed a single thing they told me.…"
Mar 7, 2010
faith the atheist replied to jimmy converse's discussion How did you become atheist?
"Up till I was 9.I was a sheep.I believed whatever my mom and the church told me.When I was nine I believed in "God".But really didn't know much about religion.The preacher a my mothers church was wanting me to get baptised.I was…"
Mar 6, 2010
mojo5501 replied to jimmy converse's discussion How did you become atheist?
"I was raised in a Lutheran family...conservative branch, Wisconsin Synod. I attended Church and Sunday School my entire childhood and was a faithful Christian, believing in the Gospels and singing along with everybody else. Until I reached my…"
Mar 5, 2010
Garrick McElroy replied to jimmy converse's discussion How did you become atheist?
"Pretty much just over time. I love science, and it just becamse the logical choice in the end."
Mar 5, 2010
Jared Lardo replied to jimmy converse's discussion How did you become atheist?
"I don't know. I can tell you how I realized it, though: I did the rationalist (species of philosophy) thing to do and reasoned. Not on god at all, but on the afterlife. By way of this sort of exploration I became aware of the limits of…"
Mar 5, 2010

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At 8:18am on March 5, 2010, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Hi to Jimmy Converse and welcome to this great meeting place where religion is recognised for the superstition and populace-control fraud that it is and for its inexcusable oppression of women --- and that God and gods are merely fictions inside human heads.

Terry Meaden
founder of "ORIGINS: Universe, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Evolution, Darwin..." with its 250 discussion topics.
http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin
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