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I Am An Agnostic Atheist

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    Agnostic Atheist

    I believe in the big bang theory. I need proof that something happened. I can't believe in something that has no proof behind it. I don't believe there is an all powerful being out there. I don't believe in God. But I do love discussing the possibility of there being a God. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 9, 2008

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    Right now, I'm going to discuss what I miss

    and don't miss about Christianity. 1. I don't miss the guilt I felt about thinking another guy was attractive. 2. I don't miss feeling the need to repent Sunday morning after a Saturday night spent looking at things on the Internet and soiling my pants. 3. I don't miss having...
    Maverick1990 Maverick1990 22-25, M 1 Response May 28

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    My Belief

    I am what is known as an Agnostic (or Weak) Athiest. To me, I can never discount the fact that I could be wrong and a higher power could exist, but I personally doubt it. I have recieved alot of grief for my beliefs (or lack thereof) from many of my friends and even family...
    drcynic drcynic 26-30, M 13 Responses Nov 1, 2007

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    I was raised Christian

    but being open minded and analytical I couldn't help but notice the many problems with organized religion. I don't believe any loving god would send someone to burn for an eternity in hell because they don't believe in Jesus. And I don't believe any book with the power of the...
    armoforion armoforion 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 28

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    Not Inclined To Believe In A Deity

    I am an agnostic atheist. I learned of this term this past year and I feel that it is fitting.I am still a teenager, but I have been raised to believe in God. My mother was raised by her Catholic grandmother and believes in God, but from conversations we've had before, it seems...
    BreezeFlow BreezeFlow 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2012

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    Not To Sound Arrogant But...

    ... frankly we're the most open and logical group. Yeah I know its a big statement and a few people might be thinking "screw this guy!" but anyway look at some facts here. God (the Abrahamic one everyone in the West thinks exists) has shown no proof of existing. Faith...
    Sabi87 Sabi87 22-25, M 6 Responses Jan 6, 2010

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    Why I Am An Athiest

    Nothing should ever be considered to be absolute truth regardless of wether it is wrong or right, because if it is wrong you would never be able to tell.
    matthewnew matthewnew 18-21 Oct 26, 2013

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    Naturally Skeptical

    The thing about being a strong atheist is that you believe there's no God. I however, like to be skeptical. One thing I know about skeptics, they want to be proven wrong. They like being objective about things rather than just taking them at face value. When it comes to existence...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 28, 2008

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    But I haven't always been.

    I was adopted as an infant into an incredibly religious home. My parents took me on mission trips growing up. My mother was a Sunday School teacher. I went to all-Christian schools through college, went to church every Sunday, and genuinely believed that I had been saved...
    JMcFarland13 JMcFarland13 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    Top Ten Reasons Why Beer Is Better Than Jesus

    10. No one will kill you for not drinking beer. 9. Beer doesn't tell you how to have sex. 8. Beer has never caused a major war. 7. They don't force beer on minors who can't think for themselves. 6. When you have beer, you don't knock on people...
    miserycom miserycom 16-18, F 8 Responses Feb 7, 2007

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    I'm a closet atheist

    and also a bisexual. My parents already are bereft because I left the LDS church and often say things like, "You believe in God though, right? You believe in heaven, right?" And think that being anything but straight means being sick in the brain. How can I come out? What do I...
    JustMeAndHappyToBe JustMeAndHappyToBe 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2013

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    I've always been an atheist,

    despite my early schools trying to convert me. The schools would try to get me to sing religious songs, took me to church once and they failed completely. I always thought the whole thing was a pile of rubbish. The stories told to me then, sounded as pathetic as they do now...
    AceOtana AceOtana 22-25, M 18 hrs ago

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    But I Would Never Pass This On

    If I ever have children I have decided I would raise them to believe in God, i'm not sure how it's going to work exactly since I am obviously a non-believer mostly, but I want my children to grow up having faith in something bigger that is in control of their future, such as fate...
    Bstuffxbox Bstuffxbox 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 9, 2012

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    I'm just really skeptical.

    I don't really believe in the Christian idea of a God, but I wouldn't go as far as to say that there isn't some higher power or being—whether it be a spiritual one or ~aliens~ or something completely different. I hope there's something bigger than us out there, but I don't...
    Littleorphanorange Littleorphanorange 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    Drive By Agnostics

    I find the need to express my disappointment in how many people stop on this site only to click on the "Me Too" button and then leave without a trace. No comments, no opinions, no objections (dont object to my disappointment). Its just that I look forward to dialoging with people...
    Kindasorta Kindasorta 56-60, M 5 Responses Oct 9, 2012

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    Some Atheist Stuffs.

    I've never really believed, I don't think. I grew up in a church going family and went basically every Sunday, but I don't think I ever bought into it whole heartedly. Eventually I just kind of labeled myself an atheist when pressed on the question in a chat, then in my first...
    Absnt Absnt 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 16, 2013

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    You know what, screw christianity.

    I have spent my whole life worrying about something that could or could not exist. And no matter what the hell people say on here is going to change that. Because there is no proof of god I just have to take people for who they are, not what their god tells them. When you look...
    Abusing Abusing 22-25 3 Responses Oct 3

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    How I Became One

    I realized sometime around August or September that I was an atheist. At first, I thought I was being rash because I was not in a good place. Then, I looked back and determined it couldn't be. Growing up, I was raised to be one of Jehovah's Witnesses. The first time I could...
    eburgos eburgos 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2012

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    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    I get frustrated with Gnostic Atheists

    and Anti-theists as much as I get frustrated with Gnostic Theists and Pro-Theists. Can't people just accept that they don't know whether a theistic god exists? I have no problem with people believing what they want as long as they agree that they do not know.
    sancarn sancarn 18-21, M 2 Responses May 27

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    Three Sided Coin

    Three Sided Coin By: Me Written on September 20th, 2012 "One of the earliest definitions of agnostic atheism is that of Robert Flint, in his Croall Lecture of 1887–1888 (published in 1903 under the title Agnosticism). The atheist may however be, and not unfrequently is, an...
    Kindasorta Kindasorta 56-60, M 4 Responses Sep 20, 2012

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    A Gaze Of Newfound Pity

    I have been an agnostic atheist for quite some time but, I recently have begun to look upon all those that I know who believe in a god with new eyes. I do not remember a distinct feeling or deep seeded thought that remained prominent in my forethought when I looked at theist...
    phirebreeze phirebreeze 22-25 2 Responses Mar 13, 2011

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    Now, I'm going to discuss what I possibly miss

    and don't miss about going to the Nation Of Islam mosque. 1. I don't miss the 4 hours of nausea. 2. I don't miss the homophobic, elitist, and ethnocentric sermons. 3. I don't miss the conspiracy theories. 4. I don't miss the Sci-Fi teachings. 5. I don't miss the...
    Maverick1990 Maverick1990 22-25, M May 28

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    The Beginning Of Wisdom

    In one was I was lucky. My parents had no strong religious beliefs although some of my other relatives were very strong Christians. So I had the opportunity to judge for myself rather than be forced into it. I was a very unhappy child. I tried reading the bible and could make...
    lostincyberspace lostincyberspace 56-60, M Jan 9, 2013

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    I don't really believe,

    but then where DID the world come from...
    WatchOutItsKyle WatchOutItsKyle 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    I Should Just Stop Thinking All These Troublesome Things And Turn To Scientology

    There are many definitions about what god is or what it does, but if asked some universal things I bet they might be something like this: 1.God created everything 2.God knows everything 3.God is almighty Also, many religions (Christianity, for example) include the assumption of...
    Fearofsilence Fearofsilence 18-21, F 12 Responses Oct 24, 2010

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    I believe that if you do something good with

    your life, you will be rewarded. I'm not saying you will go to heaven or that a god will give you wings and a halo, but I think that you will have something better than nothingness after death.
    greatthenate greatthenate 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 31

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    How I Became An (Agnostic) Atheist

    Growing up, I had a negative experience with church and religion. Or maybe it was the way my parents chose to do it. Either way, I hated it. Everything regarding church was done forcefully. We went nearly every single Sunday. I did try to like it. When I was little I used to take...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 4, 2013

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    Two Types, And What Can God Understand?

    There are two different types of agnostics, which i dont like because it opens up chances for fighting between people of the same type of religion, but anyway. There are Agnostic Atheists, as everybody knows, i mean, look where im posting this... but there are also Agnostic...
    IrishSunshine IrishSunshine 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 22, 2012

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    I have always had a kindred free spirit from an

    early age and ever since I would have to endure singing Hymns or doing the Crimbo Panto, I would show scant disregardfor all it stood for. I have witnessed, experienced and lost unimaginable wickedness and suffering, I have lost loved ones, friends and they never did nothing to...
    scatmandave scatmandave 26-30, M Dec 10, 2013

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    I grew up in a Muslim household.

    My entire family is Muslim. I go to an international school and have friends from all over the world and I am so thankful to my parents for that so that I can learn different cultures and what not. But I digress ... I guess even tho there have been religious and irreligious...
    samiaboud9 samiaboud9 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 10

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    My Mother, The Preacher's Daughter.

    A few weeks back, I was driving in the car with my Mom. I asked her a simple question about the reason for circumcision in the bible. I wasn't really planning on this question to lead to something bigger (even though it did) I was just carious what her thoughts about it was...
    kholcomb kholcomb 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 29, 2013

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    My Life And Becoming An Atheist.

    I've been going to church all my life, and unfortunately, at the age of 20, I still am. It's the same church that I have been going to since birth. My mother is a christian who takes the bible pretty literally. My dad, on the other hand, considers himself agnostic. He still goes...
    kholcomb kholcomb 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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    I realize now, finally,

    that the reason I was only recently still letting people think that I believe in God (all the while trying desperately to make myself believe in God) is that I found it easier to just agree with the majority as Im not very good at dealing with judgement & confrontation (which is...
    EmotionalNamaste EmotionalNamaste 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    Musings Of A Troubled Mind

    I am an Asian, born and raised there. Despite having family members who are devout Hindus and my upbringing, I now find it increasingly difficult to believe in the Gods/ deities worshipped by Hindus. I suppose I will never know why or how I came to be like this, but I am learning...
    macabreprincess macabreprincess 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2013

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    ...where do I begin? I lived my entire life in

    the church. I was a vocalist, choir member, usher, junior deacon, drummer, director etc. I was even prophesied to that I'd become a preacher. My grandfather was a pastor for over 30 years. I sometimes went to church up to 3 or 4 times a week. I sung with recording choirs. My...
    Ianastab Ianastab 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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    While I believe you can improve your spirit,

    I can't believe in God, Gods, heavens, hells, saints, punishing God and other beliefs.
    unAmigo unAmigo 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 18

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    But Putting 'athiest' Down In a Hospital Admittance Form Once Got Me In a Lot of Trouble!

    When I was about 5 years old, I remember going home from School and declaring to my Mother that there 'couldn't be any such thing as a God, because you cannot see/touch/hear Him or Her'. Precocious much?! Over the years, I refined my belief system, for a variety of reasons...
    Pixie87 Pixie87 22-25, F 14 Responses Jul 1, 2009

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    I don't believe in any deity

    or that any exist. That doesn't mean I believe that none exist though. And I don't know whether any exist or not, I wouldn't ever claim I did. I just simply don't believe, and I can't force myself to change.
    YukiSohma YukiSohma 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    when i was like yknow younger

    and stuff my dad always took me to church and he'd like make me read the bible. i mean i kind of believed in god like sort of but i just i tried i really did. i mean there probably is a god but i just its kind of hard to think about because it just is. id pray sometimes and id...
    steponchildren steponchildren 18-21, F Jul 31

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    Related Experiences

    i have posted this elsewhere as a comment, but someone has asked me to promote it to being a story. First, let’s split the world up into theists and atheists. A theist is anyone...
    newjaninev2 newjaninev2 46-50, F 7 Responses Nov 26

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    I am slowly turning agnostic. "I dont know": the essence of being agnostic. Not knowing for sure. There are many things about Christianity that don't add up. Well, lots of things...
    GraceWillow GraceWillow 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Actual quote: "A rock does not have the ability to think or be alive so it cannot be an atheist, theist or a non-smoker." Magic rocks. Cool. They can't be smokers or non-smokers...
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 8 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    So there is the question in concern with an atheist society . Rational behavior may thrive in some - where as a sub set may be loose cannons - why ? Formally in domestic and...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 5 hrs ago

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    Atheists! To the war room! How are we going to win the war on Christmas this year?! We've tried taking the Christ out of it, burned down the nativity scene, and held a black mass...
    MissMadHatter MissMadHatter 18-21, T 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    That being said, I am sick and tired of the lack of respect and lack of class that atheists have been showing. I grew up in an atheist home, and I had never heard these idiotic...
    Dezireesdesire Dezireesdesire 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    The argument for or against God is difficult and rather irrelevant. God is about faith, science is about observation, evidence, repeatable, testable, measurable experimentation...
    frostyflower frostyflower 26-30, F 35 Responses Dec 4

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    What's great about being an atheist on Xmas is that you get to skip all the boring and irrelevant crap..and jump straight into stuffing yourself, getting very drunk and PRESENTS...
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 6 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    One theist I know does not believe there is such a thing as default positions, and that disagreement is why there is so much conflict with him and other atheists on debates. How...
    AoSS AoSS 18-21, M 6 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    It took a whole for me to get to full blown atheism. After I decided that the religion I was raised in was nonsense like rest of them, I still clung to a belief in some "god." I...
    ladybug76 ladybug76 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 24

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