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Moving Forward in a post-religious world

I want to thank everyone for their support.  I feel very welcome.  I am receiving a lot of support from new found friends as well.  Although I have not the courage to overtly state my opinion to everyone in my family, I also think it is not necessary that they all need to know right away.  I have been very open about it in public and most of those people are either indifferent, agnostic or atheist themselves.  I am a little shocked by this realization.  I was under the impression that so…

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Added by Jason Allen Skelton on July 14, 2012 at 8:46pm — 1 Comment

Week 2

As with any new thing in one's life, there is a honeymoon period where everything is perfect and life is better than it has ever been.  Now consider that I came to Atheism on my own and with little or no persuasion.  It took me years of becoming displeased with Christian morality, or the lack there of, before I was willing to accept foreign ideas.  My family and identity was so entangled with faith that I feared I would be set outside the fold.  To date, I have had very mixed reactions.  I…

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Added by Jason Allen Skelton on July 10, 2012 at 12:44pm — 6 Comments

A Brand New World

It's a wonderful thing.  Freedom.  Freedom of ideas, of love and hate.  Freedom to feel remorse, regret.  I was told I was free, before.  Before my decision to forsake religion.  But faith captured my liberation, chain by chain, lie by lie.  I am newly, truly liberated from the bonds of former dominative masters.  It isn't remorse or shame or regret I feel the most right now.  It is pity that strikes the deepest.  I pity the lies I pilfered as the good steward.  I pity the council I offered…

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Added by Jason Allen Skelton on July 6, 2012 at 12:07am — No Comments

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