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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 26 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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    Okay I need to hardcore rant about Christians

    right now. Like, I am so flipping annoyed at how they act like the victim ALL THE TIME. "Oh wah, the mean atheist told me my god isn't real." All the while they have national holidays dedicated to their religion. "Oh wah the ***** is allowed to get an abortion" all the while it...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 41 Responses Jun 24

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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 75 Responses Jul 22, 2014

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    I GUESS I AM THE ONE WHO IS INSANE.

    THE CHRISTIANS ARE THE SANE ONES. I just had a rather vivid flashback. I don't know what triggered it. It couldn't have been the Christian claiming to be an agnostic atheist earlier who threatened to take his rusty, excrement covered cutting tool and detach a certain...
    PYWACKET PYWACKET 61-65, M 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    "CAESAR'S MESSIAH The Roman Conspiracy to

    Invent Jesus" by Joseph Atwill Flavian Signature Edition Page 173 "The authors of the New Testament and Josephus created what might be called history's first intelligence test. The consequence for failing it is belief in a false god." "You shall know the truth, and the truth...
    Kate95350 Kate95350 61-65, F 1 Response 1 day 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 32 Responses Apr 1

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    Apparently you can get blocked by little girls

    by trying to point out there ignorance (she believes in magic and vampires). Kinda pathetic, isn't it?
    AoSS AoSS 18-21, M 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Xplictt Xplictt 22-25, M 49 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    Today I just finished watching An Interview

    with the patient Richard Dawkins and Wendy wright. Boy I never felt so frustrated with An Creationist before in my whole life.
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 22-25, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    "If evolution is really

    why aren't humans evolving?" Um, because we still have people like you mixing stupidity into our gene pool.
    MeadowLark4 MeadowLark4 18-21 26 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    my daughter was running around with a Mormon

    pamphlet yesterday (must have come in the mail.) I looked at it and saw that their depiction of Jesus is a tall, handsome, white man with short cropped hair and blue eyes. these are also the guys who believe Jesus came to America right? wtf?
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 28 Responses Jul 17

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    In my courtyard stand installations of wrought

    iron, detailed with Parisian flourishes, coated in Zincalume. My gates are galvanised. The hedges are sharp as laser. It is only natural, and it all stands to reason. I have a tail who wags his dog all the time, and often hold gatherings in honour of it. If you’d like to...
    charlieAgain charlieAgain 70+, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    HAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAAHHAAH,

    sick delusional ******
    antireligion antireligion 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    desopaws desopaws 46-50, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    There's a legitimate reason

    for why I consider polytheism to be superior to monotheism. Polytheism allows for multiple gods and goddesses to exist simultaneously. This allows for a checks and balances system observed in modern democracy. Monotheism on the other hand is the worship of only one God which...
    MeadowLark4 MeadowLark4 18-21 9 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Germs are just a theory you guys; we should

    consider both sides of the debate and allow medical schools to teach exorcism rituals.
    BlotOutTheSun BlotOutTheSun 22-25, M 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Hope you guys are in the mood

    for a rant... Because I need to get my anger out. I'm starting to get sick of the endless battle between the atheists and the theists. Now, I have had many friends over the years who are religious (mostly Christian). I have accepted their views, and they have accepted mine...
    BlackOpium BlackOpium 16-17, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    Vanity. All is vanity.

    This is the over-riding message of the biblical book, "Ecclesiastes". Eat, drink, and be merry. Make merry with your wife. Make merry with your self. Ultimately, it all means nothing. Vanity. All is vanity. You see, even an author of one of the books of the bible declares...
    charlieAgain charlieAgain 70+, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 73 Responses Jul 10

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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 32 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    I'm an Atheist but my entire family practice

    Catholicism. My little sister told me today she doesn't believe in luck or karma. I had to hold myself back from saying "but you believe in some guy in the sky who grants wishes? Really?"
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

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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 45 Responses Mar 9

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    The world would be a better place

    if religions didn't exist
    deleted deleted 26-30 42 Responses Jan 23

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    I don't believe in god,

    but it's really annoying when Atheists go running around telling people there is no god. That's unnecessary. Let other people believe what they want. I'm sure you don't like it when people shove their religious jargon down everyone's throats. So why are you doing the same thing...
    LoadedGunn LoadedGunn 18-21, F 16 Responses Jun 20

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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 106 Responses Jun 8, 2007

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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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    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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    Interesting read concerning atheism

    and religion in a rapidly modernizing society.... http://www.rawstory.com/2015/08/conservative-christians-point-fingers-at-atheists-to-cover-growing-corruption-in-church/
    TedTalksBeige TedTalksBeige 31-35, M 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    There's an experience entitled I think we

    create too many rules around human sexuality. Or something close to that. And someone posted to the effect of, we should all follow God's law. Refraining from pointing out the obvious ironic juxtsposition of his comment with respect to the experience title, I instead asked...
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 12 Responses 1 day ago

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    when I was a theist I used to believe plenty of

    absurd things. I would also use it to justify discrimination against homosexuals, non religious, and in weird ways even sometimes certain races especially largely non-Christian races. My favorite part of being an atheist is that I finally have a consistent (evidence based) world...
    SolarusXD SolarusXD 22-25, M 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    "CAESARS MESSIAH The Roman Conspiracy to Invent

    Jesus" Joseph Atwill Flavian Signature Edition "You shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free."
    Kate95350 Kate95350 61-65, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    Christians want the right to badger the non

    religious; however, churinga has blocked my ability to respond to his story attempting to discredit "CAESARS MESSIAH The Roman Conspiracy to Invent Jesus" by Joseph Atwill without even reading the book himself. It's the same old tactic used by the Roman Imperial Cult...
    Kate95350 Kate95350 61-65, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just wish that Christians

    and Muslims would stop assuming that I care about anything in their religious books. I do not believe that either of them are divine. they contain nothing relevant to modern science so please don't try to use them to argue about scientific things like evolution with me. they...
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 56 Responses Aug 23

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    "CAESAR'S MESSIAH The Roman Conspiracy to

    Invent Jesus" by Joseph Atwill Flavian Signature Edition Page 186 "Note the impact this analysis has on the historicity of "Jesus Christ." Was the New Testament character of Jesus based on a real individual? Since the Apostles Simon and John were based on historical characters...
    Kate95350 Kate95350 61-65, F 1 Response 8 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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    A creepy loudmouth Youtube Pastor Josh

    Feuerstein caught my attention who asked his sheep for money to buy a red one. He got alot of cash but never used the Red one. Always using his iphone. So hundreds of generous Christians donated money to that Donkey for nothing. had it been someone else then he'll be sued the...
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 22-25, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have nothing against Christians,

    other religious groups, and cults, whatsoever. Besides, I respect them. I don't care what their beliefs are. They can worship whoever the hell they want and I won't even bother to tell them to get their facts straight or start an argument about it. But shoving their holy belief...
    alltimestrokes alltimestrokes 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days 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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    Christianity is just

    so full of contradictions and logical fallacies it makes me sick. how can any believe it?
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 115 Responses Jun 8

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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 42 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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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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    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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    When I heard that all 50 states would recognize

    gay marriage, I wanted to cry with happiness. Just imagining thousands of people in Louisiana now being able to marry their partner gave me so much joy. Except that Louisiana is withholding marriage licenses. They're trying to fight. Our wonderful governor is claiming, and I...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 17 Responses Jun 26

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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 59 Responses May 17

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    Im so blessed. :) I just knocked over a whole

    glass of water and it fell right onto a towel on the floor. I'm so glad God is looking out for me, instead of those poor starving and/or diseased people in third world countries
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 38 Responses Jul 8