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I Am An Atheist

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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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    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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    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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    I just saw an experience in a christian forum

    that absolutely devastated me... I know its not my business to look in that group but the experience read "i am an ex lesbian.....thanks to jesus christ" what kinda of so called god would do make someone change who they are because theyre different! Let them be who they really...
    Wehtt4m Wehtt4m 18-21, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    Christianity is dropping significantly.

    The awkward moments children's bible states a good point though, why some religious politicians have seemed desperate lately. I have a feeling more will come though. http://www.awkwardmomentsbible.com/empty-pews-record-breaking-decline-of-christianity-in-u-s/
    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    The most accurate religious song ever.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BajeBFEn5Q
    KSPerson KSPerson 46-50, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Italy, recent weeks .

    .. Many immigrants from africa, most of them muslims are going to Italy to look for "better life". Now they found a new tactic to get a house or apartment. They watch owners or tenants and when they leave their home (often it's single mother which is going to pickup her kids from...
    MechovPunx MechovPunx 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    I don't know why it is considered bigoted

    or closed minded to say that religion is a myth, an urban legend, a lie perpetuated by the wealthy and powerful. -- Let's be honest with ourselves. If an adult believes in Santa, they are not practicing rational thought. Why does religion get a pass, and we aren't allowed to...
    frostyflower frostyflower 26-30, F 50 Responses Dec 3, 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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    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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    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 2 days 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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    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 1 day ago

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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 2 days ago

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    My favorite video of all time!

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6RT6rL2UroE
    Zachzx Zachzx 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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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 2 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 2 days 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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    For the most part, I don't have a problem with

    religion itself. It's a nice concept. And for the most part, I don't have a problem with believers. It's the radicals that always get me. But I'm finding myself constantly having to defend certain religions. The intolerance amongst religions is just ridiculous. It's like all...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 6 Responses 1 day 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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    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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    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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    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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    Mr. Deity explains why there are no

    fundamentalist atheists, among other things. He also explains, as many of us try to do, why he left his faith and what it would take to re-convert him to christianity, or islam. -- Here is the link to his YouTube video that even christians might understand. -- https://youtu.be...
    Jimmy805 Jimmy805 61-65, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    http://www.awkwardmomentsbible.

    com/death-threats-from-christians/
    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day 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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    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 2 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 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    While I am Atheist and I believe very strongly

    that there is no God, I also am a very open minded and curious person. I love to learn why people feel the way they feel and believe what they believe. I also like it when people ask questions and try to learn on their own, instead of just believing whatever they were taught...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 26-30, F 3 Responses 9 hrs 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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    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 4 days 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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    thelittlekidindiapers thelittlekidindiapers 13-15, M 3 Responses 2 days 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 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Xplictt Xplictt 22-25, M 55 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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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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    When some ask if I believe in God,

    I say, "the new ones or the old ones?"
    Thankyou1337 Thankyou1337 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    All hail Satan! Oh wait.

    I don't worship Satan. Because I'm an ATHEIST, for ****'s sake.
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 7 Responses Mar 18

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    The world would be a better place

    if religions didn't exist
    canthinkformyself canthinkformyself 36-40, F 48 Responses Jan 23

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    So, let me get this straight.

    You think evolution is a ludicrous idea yet you fully believe some random deity in the sky created the Earth for funsies? Really?
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 46 Responses Mar 9

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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 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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    I've noticed that if you post something under

    this experience, the social religious warriors always seem to appear to bring you illogical arguments and insults. Am I offensive in my dealings with these people? Yes, not immediately, but yes. I'm far from unmanageable. There are plenty of people that pose good arguments and I...
    WytW0lf WytW0lf 22-25, M 42 Responses Jan 19

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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 4 days ago

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