I read a lot when I was debunking myself; Ingersoll, Paine, Stephen Jay Gould, Dawkins, Rand, Pagels, Charles Pelligrino and many others but yours was the book that finally gave me the courage I needed to leave the fold.
I've had "Losing Faith in Faith" on my bookshelves for years hoping that one of my many Church of Christ family members will want it one day.
Hi Dan it's James again : ) I was hoping to get you on the OpenAirAtheistPodCast soon? I sent you an email but as you requested but no response so not sure it you got it? Anyway I recently had physicist Lawrence Krauss on as a guest and we had a blast talking about his new book "a universe from nothing". Any Dan if you would like to be a guest please send me an add request on Skype and or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org . For more info concerning the show please visit http://OpenAirAtheistPodCast.blogspot.com mono agape!
There is a video of the Pope's 'exorcism' caught on film. The man isn't demon possessed, there are likely no 'real' demons. He's just delusional and doesn't want to accept personal responsiblity for his own behavior for his own dysfunctional life.
There is an ad that reads ' Do you support 'traditional' marriage? Vote Now"! .
No, I don't support 'traditional' marriage because there is no such thing. I support heterosexual and same-sex couples marry each other legally , yes. 'Traditional' marriage promoters largely do not believe that heterosexual women are co-equal to their husbands. Their only purpose in 'traditional' marriage is to sexually satisfy their husbands if they can and raise children and do all…
i've got no problem with everyone saying "merry christmas" on christmas day. however, they've turned it into an entire holiday season where it lasts a month or more. in those situations it should be perfectly acceptable to say "happy holidays" or call it a…
I posted the bulk of this on another thread, but wanted to add some context separately.
I finally confronted my faith and embraced the fact of my atheism late last August, 2012. Days after I revealed my "epiphany" to a few friends who knew me from another message board, my sister died from Lou Gehrig's Disease (which pissed her off because she hated catching a disease from someone she never f---ed).
THAT was my sister, understand? She was a beautiful, life-loving, potty-mouthed…