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I Am An Atheist

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    thelittlekidindiapers thelittlekidindiapers 13-15, M 18 hrs ago

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    Born Atheist

    I was watching my baby girl in awe in this morning while reading the comments on my last EP story and could help but think.  My eight month old daughter is delightfully happy; I'm sure as most eight month olds.  She is cruising and taking a few steps on her own...
    NoGodsNoMasters NoGodsNoMasters 31-35, F 70 Responses Jul 19, 2009

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    You can safely assume you've created God in

    your own image when it turns out he hates all the same people as you do. Anne Lammott
    SwampyStables SwampyStables 46-50, M 27 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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    If a person starts hearing an another person he

    goes to a mental hospital... But add God to that equation he/she becomes a respectful preacher where people start giving that person money every Sunday. Now I'm no genius but something sounds funny with that preacher person
    BigboyBee BigboyBee 16-17, M 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Well my mother just said I shouldn't celebrate

    Christmas because I'm an atheist and that I would be kicked out of her house if I don't go inside the church with her next Sunday I laughed
    BigboyBee BigboyBee 16-17, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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. The burden of proof falls on the believers, and it is impossible to empirically prove a negative. Most atheists are agnostic. We don't believe...
    frostyflower frostyflower 26-30, F 33 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    And another installment of craziest Christian

    lawsuits. Now a West Virginian man is suing everyone who ever taught his daughter evolution Why? Because it will decrease (yes you read that right ) decrease her chances if getting into veterinarian school. Guess what? He's representing himself too. http://www.patheos...
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    Socrates Meets Jesus

      Socrates Good morning, Jesus, I have heard much of your marvelous teachings. In my own modest way I am a philosopher here in Athens. I am told you have great wisdom and...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 39 Responses Nov 8, 2007

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    People Should Respect!

    My words are for Christians in here, "I am an atheist". So, you go to the "I am an Atheist" experience as a Christian and write comments as you wish under people's experiences, instead of ep's being a free site which people can share their opinion freely and searching for...
    strongatheist strongatheist 18-21, F 27 Responses Sep 24, 2013

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    When you talk to God.

    (You're religious.) When God talks to you. (You're insane.)
    Thankyou1337 Thankyou1337 16-17, M 4 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    BettyValentine BettyValentine 22-25, F 52 Responses Dec 29, 2010

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    Lately, kids in my school have been doing this

    "Charlie Charlie" thing. You cross two pencils on a desk and ask "Charlie" if he's there. I don't know where this originated from- probably some dumb TV show that they all watch or an equally dumb YouTube video, but my Catholic friend flips out over it. It's a little too much...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 20 hrs ago

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    I am writing a book on arguments

    for atheism/against god/religion. Are there any arguments that you think should be included in it (I want them in premise-conclusion form)?
    AoSS AoSS 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Militant Atheist

    Enough is enough! It's time to draw that line in the sand. For too long, for millennia, since man first started to form societies we have had our view of the universe tainted with religion. To say that theists have had a fair crack at the whip would be understatement in the...
    Lazarus42 Lazarus42 46-50, M 30 Responses Oct 21, 2007

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    But it does not mean I can't make friends with

    people that ARE religious. As long as they don't shove their religion down my throat, we should be good.
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    God Saved Me

    One single person from the upper floors of the twin towers survived.  Horribly burned, when the lone survivor left the hospital after more than a year, he made a brief statement to the media saying that it was a miracle that he survived and that god has saved him. What...
    MtnMig MtnMig 36-40, M 55 Responses Feb 15, 2010

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    It's quite a shame that the majority of people

    are brainwashed into believing their family's religion!
    SimplyAtheist SimplyAtheist 22-25, M 55 Responses Oct 4, 2014

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    I Think, Therefore I Am (an Atheist)

    I am an atheist, and because of that I believe life is precious. Saying life is precious might sound like something a pro-life religious person would say, so allow me to explain my reasoning. I believe that this short life we are blessed with is all that we will ever have...
    VendettA12 VendettA12 31-35, M 105 Responses Jan 8, 2009

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    What if Mary got knocked up by some guy on a

    girl's night out with her friends and the whole "God did it" thing was her hastily thought out cover story? Well that escalated quickly.....
    Lola26S Lola26S 36-40, F 38 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    Evolution states that all species on earth

    evolved from a common universal ancestor that was a one cell bacteria. One species that evolved was primates. Homo sapiens evolved from a primate 200,000 to 250,000 years ago. Wikapedia is one place that explains this, along with numerous others. It is sad and annoying to me...
    Kate95350 Kate95350 61-65, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    "There's over 50,000 religion

    that humanity worships, but yours is the only right one." - some wise Atheist guy lol
    Thankyou1337 Thankyou1337 16-17, M 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    When some ask if I believe in God,

    I say, "the new ones or the old ones?"
    Thankyou1337 Thankyou1337 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    I came across a comment thread on YouTube about

    religion, and I saw something that made me think, this is extremely paraphrased "god had no beginning, he just is" and then I began to think. Ponder, if you will. If a god (doesn't matter which one, just substitute in a belief) had no beginning, then It would "live" in a...
    Futuresdiary Futuresdiary 13-15, M 11 Responses 3 days ago

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    If you don't like what I post then here are a

    few options you have: 1) simply don't read my posts. This is the simplest way. 2) mute my activity. Then my posts won't show up in your home feeds. 3) block me. Then you will not see any of my posts at all. But if you think you can silence me by claiming I'm "sh*tting on...
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 7 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    All religions to me are pointless.

    You have the Christian God which is terrible and has a book filled with so many contradictions. Then Islam. Just.. *shudders*. Then you got the less bloody religions like Buddhism or Jainism. Only problem is that they make no sense and cannot be supported by evidence. At the end...
    WanderingThinker112 WanderingThinker112 16-17, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    What's the explanation of the existence of god?

    Was he created? Who created god? Would he know if he was created? Is god an atheist?
    Savions Savions 22-25, M 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I honestly cannot comprehend how people don't

    think evolution exists. It is unfortunately something I completely cannot understand and no one has been able to explain to me why they think evolution isn't real without involving God or just plainly being stubborn and claiming the idea of evolution is idiotic.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 77 Responses Jul 22, 2014

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    Lol. The world of fictional gay characters has

    responded by continuing to not exist. Rofl. Funniest thing said. http://youtu.be/1Pe2Pa8yYuM
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    The same reason I don't go to church,

    is the same reason I don't hunt for unicorns.
    Thankyou1337 Thankyou1337 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Atheists & Anger - A Blog By Greta Christina

    ATHEISTS AND ANGER   I want to talk about atheists and anger.   This has been a hard piece to write, and it may be a hard one to read. I'm not going to be as polite and good-tempered as I usually am in this blog; this piece is about anger, and for once I'm going to...
    BettyValentine BettyValentine 22-25, F 37 Responses Dec 28, 2010

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    Why do Christians lie they have proof of god?

    They quite obviously don't and it's kinda funny watching them try to avoid the topic when I ask for the source of their "evidence" :P I have no problem with their belief but lying to get your point across in a debate is just lame.
    1BluePillow 1BluePillow 16-17, F 114 Responses Aug 14, 2014

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    "If there were a DNA test to see

    if a baby is gay in the womb, would religious people be for or against aborting it?" Food for thought.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 38 Responses Apr 19

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    Is there AA for Atheists?

    I'm worried my husband has a drinking problem. He's a wonderful dad and we get along great but he keeps giving me excuses about why he drinks so much; work stress, school stress, kids stress etc... He did AA before we met about 12 years ago and couldn't relate because it was so...
    evolvinggirl evolvinggirl 36-40, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I find it hard to believe

    that a 'god' would send good people to a ****** up place where you burn for eternity just for not believing in it Most atheists I've met are better people than the majority of religious people I've met
    Zachzx Zachzx 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hi I'm an atheist. Apparently I have no morals.

    Because you know, I couldn't figure out murder is wrong without a 2000 year old badly translated and rewritten book to tell me that. That's why I kill people daily.......................... Oh wait......... I don't? Hmmmmmm. I wonder why?
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 45 Responses Mar 10

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    Not believing in the bible

    or God is not a crime.
    SayGeronimo SayGeronimo 13-15, F 66 Responses Aug 23, 2014

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    I've noticed a common argument

    when I'm talking religion with a Christian. They always bring up that one of us must be right, theoretically. Either it's God or nothing. They're in the clear because if there is a God, they receive no punishment but if there isn't, then nothing happens to them. So, obviously, I...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 51 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    http://www.awkwardmomentsbible.

    com/death-threats-from-christians/
    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I always feel awkward

    when a religious person finds out I don't believe in God and tells me I'm going to hell. It's like, I know you're trying to threaten me but I don't believe in hell so your threat really fell short. I feel bad about it. I know they tried their best.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 70 Responses May 17

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    Today, I had the distinctive honor of being

    posted on the Christian thread by our friend ironman. It amazes me the length this person is going to start arguments, Strife and has shown himself to be exactly what I hate about christians. I tolerate a lot and nor am I the loudest individual here but for %€£% sakes. I...
    Savions Savions 22-25, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    So, someone on my Facebook said they were

    considering giving religion a shot. Another person commented saying and I quote, "Not sure if religion will work for you but Christianity certainly will." And I...I just...couldn't.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 29 Responses Mar 23

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    I am so sick of some Atheists,

    too many follow the following illogical trail . . I'm an Atheist.... . . I do not believe in Gods or Goddesses.... . . I do not believe in religion..... . . I hate religion.... . . I hate those that practice religion and/or think they are stupid..... . . I will make fun of and...
    SolitaryElf SolitaryElf 41-45, F 34 Responses Apr 17

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    Born Again Atheist

    I was brought up in a christian house, I went to church every sunday with sunday school, and youth camps and everything. I even did that whole thing where you stand up in front of the whole church and ask to be saved. That night me and my dad sat in my room, and prayed to god to...
    TCat TCat 26-30, M 107 Responses Jun 8, 2007

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    There is no evidence

    for a god, no spiritual successor, or guide. You are not a sinner for doing something that a bunch of people put together as claimed was the guide to life. There is no hell, there is no eternity. What we have now is so short and precious why waste it? You are the author of your...
    Savions Savions 22-25, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    God is the ultimate stalker psycho ex.

    He loves you!!! He loves you so much that he watches you all the time. He watches while you sleep. While you eat. While you lay with your SO. He loves you so much, that if you don't love him back, he will burn you forever in a fiery pit! I think we need to get a...
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 35 Responses Apr 1

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    I am god! I created man to be imperfect.

    I made man in a way so they can not help but to sin. Then I made those sins morally wrong. Then the only way I can to forgive the flawed creatures I made for breaking the laws I chose is to impregnate a young woman with myself so she can give birth to me so I can grow up and be...
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 22 Responses Mar 8

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