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I Am An Agnostic Atheist

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    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 10, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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    MY VISION OF THE UNIVERSE,

    LIFE AND GOD. The universe and life are the most logical and rational manner of existence of reality, and it is precisely what happened. While life is almost impossible to happen because, taking into consideration all possible variables, the laws of nature, the formation of...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I was raised in a Hindu family,

    although my family wasn't very religious. Or so I thought when I told them I was atheist. They still hope and pray that I'll come back to God but the concept of God never really made sense to me. As an Indian American I tried to get into it more so as a way to be connected with...
    preeez preeez 22-25 1 Response Apr 4

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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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    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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    This probably doesn't belong in an atheist

    group, but I have a PERSONAL observation to share.. I live in an area with a lower percentage of religious people than a lot of places in my country, but every religious person I've ever meet OFFLINE has been very nice. And they know I'm an atheist, by the way. I also know a lot...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 26

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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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    Even tho my parents aren't proud of that,

    it's my opinion and I've a right to express it! My school has religion courses for all students, and they don't give us a chance of choosing like at all! This is the worst thing ever to have to study and give exams over staff you don't even believe. Mostly the part that...
    hellohowlow hellohowlow 13-15, F Dec 25, 2014

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    I don't know detailed information about the

    major religions of the world, but I do know quite a bit about animism and other types of spiritualism due to family and friends. Seriously, the only bible I've read was a children's one. I'm aware some things because part of my family is Christian and catholic, but my knowledge...
    junedew junedew 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've been an atheist my whole life,

    I could never buy the religious nonsense. I know the term 'agnostic atheist' isn't really necessary seeing as an atheist is simply someone who does not believe in god. I think it's because of the religious trying to shift the burden of proof onto us by stating that we're all...
    AceOtana AceOtana 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    There is no god. Basically we are born,

    we live and then we die. No such thing as heaven and hell, they are states of mind and not actual places. There is no afterlife, our souls die with our bodies and life goes on regardess.
    DARRIN001 DARRIN001 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Agnostic theist: I don't know

    if there is a god, but I believe in him. Agnostic atheist: I don't know if there is a god, therefore I don't believe in him. Idiot: I'm agnostic. I don't believe in God, but I'm not an atheist.
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 1 Response Mar 4

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    I don't like overly religious people

    who try to convert you, but I don't like atheists who plainly declare religion wrong either. I do not think I have the right to judge religion, but I do think declaring that God simply doesn't exist renders everything modern day civilization is built upon worthless. Look at...
    PinkFloydFan1337 PinkFloydFan1337 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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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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    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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    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 16-17, F 8 Responses Feb 7, 2007

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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, 2014

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    I used to believe in God.

    Then I realized I could do bad all by myself.
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 12

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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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    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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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    I've been reading some of the comments of people

    that say they're Christians on here and I've come to a conclusion: A lot of religious people are the most ignorant people on this planet. That is all.
    bmo7987 bmo7987 26-30, M Apr 16

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    I'm interested in some opinions.

    I have a friend who has a new interest in religion/God as a result of AA. He recently discussed his final/ burial wishes which involve cremation and internment in a columbarium. He asked if I'd like to do the same. My personal preference is to let my organs be donated to people...
    Quiettimeplease Quiettimeplease 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 7

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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, 2014

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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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    So yeah, it happened.

    .. I was an agnostic without even noticing since highschool. And recently I've been simply investigating and studying and it all made sense. I feel free now. I'm not afraid of stupid stuff anymore.
    knock2knock knock2knock 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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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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    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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    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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    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 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 18, 2014

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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 1 Response Nov 28, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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    I won't claim to KNOW there is no God

    because that would mean I have a burden of proof to show otherwise, but I will say that I personally don't think there is a god. I just don't have a reason to believe.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 25

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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