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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 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 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 1 Response 5 hrs 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 1 day 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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    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 21 hrs ago

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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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    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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    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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    thelittlekidindiapers thelittlekidindiapers 13-15, M 2 Responses 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 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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    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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    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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    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 11 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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    Xplictt Xplictt 22-25, M 55 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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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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    God is a jealous god,

    but jealousy is one of the seven deadly sins. Why would such a powerful being make something he feels a sin? How could he make that mistake? I guess he forgot.
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 3 days ago

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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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    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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    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 23 hrs ago

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

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    "The Jewish Encyclopedia Jesus of Nazareth" on

    line offers an interesting perspective on the life and times of Jesus for anyone who wants to know what his own people thought of him.
    Kate95350 Kate95350 61-65, F 2 days 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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    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 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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    When you talk to God.

    (You're religious.) When God talks to you. (You're insane.)
    Thankyou1337 Thankyou1337 16-17, M 4 Responses 1 day 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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    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 16 hrs ago

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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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    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 2 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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    "God given free will" is a myth.

    Definitions by Merriam-Webster om·ni·scient adjective : knowing everything : having unlimited understanding or knowledge Full Definition 1 :having infinite awareness, understanding, and insight 2 :possessed of universal or complete knowledge — om·ni·scient·ly adverb...
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 10 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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    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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    Ephesians 6:5 King James Bible Servants,

    be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ; New International Version Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of heart, just as you would obey Christ...
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 4 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 9 hrs ago

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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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    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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    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 3 days ago

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