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I Am a Believing Sceptic

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 97 People

    Once Again i Really Di...

    Once again I really didn't have a chance to prepare for a question of such dazzeling complexity. The sheer dicotomy of it leaves me breathless. Wow, I believe i answered this same question in Berkley during a bad acid trip during 1967????? But things have changed so much...
    Mountainman923518 Mountainman923518 56-60, M 2 Responses May 15, 2007

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    I'm not a skeptic.  I'm an eternal optimist
    neopet neopet 41-45, F May 15, 2007

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    How Can a Sceptic Be a Believe...

    How can a sceptic be a believer?   What a question!!!!
    moxiesurvivor moxiesurvivor 66-70, F 7 Responses May 15, 2007

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    Conflicted Feelings

    I'm a big time romantic, have always thought that the moment I met my soul-mate I would somehow know it....the stars would be brighter and the music would sound better... Such a day came and I felt I had finally found that person capable of "completing the puzzle."...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 25, 2009

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    It's Always Good to Questi...

    It's always good to question to make your beliefs stronger, I say.
    Bonjourchic Bonjourchic 26-30, F Jun 23, 2007

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    Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make

    you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    I Am  Concrete On My Bele...

    I am  concrete on my beleifs. Also, I have an open mind so I am willing to increase my "spiritual load" at all times
    redflower redflower 36-40, F Apr 29, 2007

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    I love with logic and morals.

    And that's it. Not a creepy, ritualistic, lifestyle-controlling religion. I hate religions. They're explanations from FAR too many generations past because the advent of science hadn't been invented yet. To me, if it can not be proven, it does not exist. Yet, I do believe...
    Dragonogh Dragonogh 18-21, M Mar 14, 2014

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    I Don't Believe In Contradictions But I Do

    Ok, I'm not a "believer" in anything  in that I am not even sure that everything's relative.  And I love science and I get it, but I also admit that I have a deep superstitious, romantic side that though scorned by my rational "me" is far stronger in my head.  The problem is...
    Badogma Badogma 41-45, M Feb 19, 2011

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    Is He Telling the Truth?

    Hey thanks for listening!                                          I met a...
    onedge39 onedge39 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 28, 2007

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    "These people are demented deranged nutcases. This is a cautionary tale of what happens when you start believing your own bullshite." Its certainly what rent boy is going to be...
    UltimateDemiGoddessSam UltimateDemiGoddessSam 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    "Are the nuts hiding in coles right now? Is richard hiding inside his house? Because they are cowards and they are scared of me." These people are demented deranged nutcases. This...
    UltimateDemiGoddessSam UltimateDemiGoddessSam 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    But why is the vast majority wanting a triad of mff? I wanna hear from some mmf pairings! Am I wrong in believing that only a woman could successfully handle this better than a...
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    Shortly after graduating from highschool a large group of my friends decided it was time for a house party. We all ended up at one of our houses a ways out of town, just off the...
    numitor numitor 31-35, M 11 hrs ago

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    Still sitting in my pajamas wondering why the words that I want to say won't come out of my mouth. Usually I just don't want to ruin a good day. I worry about him all the time. I...
    independentandstubborn independentandstubborn 51-55, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Why is it when I thank God for something under I'm a Christian, there's always 8-10 ppl putting their two cents in about how they feel about The Lord. How HE doesn't exist??? How...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 23 Responses 2 days ago

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    Been an atheist all my life. From the age of 7 when I really started to grasp what I was being told by the church and schools that were trying to convert me, I realised I just wasn...
    AceOtana AceOtana 26-30, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I would like to meet and be married to a Christian women who puts God first. Anyone out there that has this sort of a marriage that can comment.
    myapp myapp 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    One has to be amused at all these atheists here who keep mocking Christians for believing in the bible , in God or go to church and then complain if we discuss it openly ( they are...
    missreeedy missreeedy 31-35, F 45 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was on my smoke break at work and was chatting the solar system, space travel, ect. I chimed in "I feel that believing in aliens is fun, more fun than believing in ghost...
    Uxirusu Uxirusu 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    One of the best article I came across ... Do you often engage in conversations with your narcissist that leave you feeling like you were talking to a brick wall or worse, maybe...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    i know that having a same sex relationship is a sin but if you're not the person in the same sex relationship why even worry about it. apply the bible to your life and not everyone...
    Aeril Aeril 18-21, F Jun 26

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    Since when did basic compassion for other people become "pc" How the hell is it a bad thing to think about the words you use before you use them, aka think before you speak Like...
    Atmosfaerie Atmosfaerie 22-25 Jun 24

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    During our Father's Day barbecue my family as usual engaged in a variety of discussions. The final discussion we had was about overall religion. My family aware of both my passion...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 22

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    When I was young, immature, still thought the world was nothing beyond my room, I used to believe in God, or should I say, fear God. As a long lad, I absolutely HATED church. My...
    KenmaXhan KenmaXhan 13-15, T 3 Responses Jun 22

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    Im feeling annoyed, upset, offended, resentful, disappointed, discouraged, powerless, doubtful, uncertain, perplexed, hesitant, unbelieving, sceptical, unsure, uneasy, empty...
    katness99 katness99 36-40, F 12 Responses Jun 22

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    So this all started when the coaches made us take showers at school in the locker room. Since I'm gay I always wait for everyone to leave. One day I guess my coach saw me and...
    let0mebeme let0mebeme 13-15, M Jun 21

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    "You need to have faith" I don’t understand why people say you need to have faith in a God and expect that to be a convincing argument. Do they just think believing in God is...
    WithoutChemicals WithoutChemicals 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 18

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    I never knew this: Technically, the first person ever to mesmerise anyone - that is, to leave someone so spellbound at what they have seen or heard - was Dr Franz Anton Mesmer...
    novembermoon novembermoon 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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    The unhappiest people in this world are the people who care the most about what everyone else thinks.
    DelightedRaj DelightedRaj 31-35, M Jun 15

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    I do miss things the way they used to be. I miss believing in love, believing in friendship, believing in myself to a small degree. I miss laughing with my spouse. so hard that...
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    Breaks my heart to know so many people are going through this just like me. I was empty after awhile and bitter and hated everyone. Why Me I kept asking? Why is God punishing me...
    LoveByTheHand LoveByTheHand 26-30, M Jun 11

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    I don't believe in God, I don't believe in any religion, I don't believe in anything spiritual. I live in a very conservative community and sometimes feel out of place for not...
    LRRReee LRRReee 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 11

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    As spiritual beings, we all possess a need for a higher being. I am a Christian whose beliefs are nondenominational. I am not arrogant in believing this is the only way. Everyone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 11

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    A priest who was taking a funeral I attended said something very remarkable . He said "If someone says to you that their is a God , don't trust them. No one can be a 100% sure that...
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 11

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    Bought one in my bullish youth in New Orleans, believing it to be a tool to empower the weak willed. Science can explain all. Yet I never mustered the courage to use it and it lay...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M Jun 11

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    GIVE ME LIFE! Please forgive me for showing a sign of weakness at times. I know that with the love and support of my friends here on Facebook and all the other sites that I share...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 1 Response Jun 11

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    Following gods will - when there's a down its always followed by an up , In other words sometimes I wonder why am I feeling this or why have I been lead to this place , then...
    omindigo omindigo 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 11

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    My mother described her radiant Near Death Experience when she was pregnant with me. She was a very sceptical person normally. I grew up with a hope that I would also experience...
    James1169 James1169 51-55, M Jun 11

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    My name is Emily, I'm 13, and I am an atheist. No, this is not a phase. And no, I'm not one because I don't want to go to church. This whole thing started when I was younger. Let...
    emily11062 emily11062 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 10

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    I do not believe you words or your actions. I see them, I want to, but I have lost a lot of things... The ability to love with abandon, and apparently, the ability to trust. I...
    slideways slideways 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 10

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    I believed in God all my life with a true heart and faith, then one day I realized that I have no reason to believe and every reason not to believe. This comes from a track record...
    noreason49 noreason49 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 10

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