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I Am An Atheist

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    Neo8 Neo8 36-40, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Not religious at all

    but atheists are just as annoying. Oh you don't believe in God, you're so edgy!
    IDCFUKK IDCFUKK 18-21, M 11 Responses 2 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 26 Responses Sep 24, 2013

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    Neo8 Neo8 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    I am an atheist for the simple reason

    that I do not see any evidence for the existence of the supernatural realm. Nothing, not one shred of evidence. I do not believe so called "holy books" are written and divinely inspired by some God. Books like the Bible cannot even describe how this planet and life on it came...
    smartreader3 smartreader3 46-50, M 24 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    So I considered commenting on a few "I am a

    Christian" posts but decided that I would not agree with them and it would end up being rude and pointless. It took me half a second to come to this conclusion. So why do they continue to comment their crap on our posts?
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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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 116 Responses Aug 14

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    Seen this? EP Link (see edit below) How very

    Christian to brand us demented, delusional perverts. What I find most ironic about the post is the claim that a battle takes place. Wouldn't that imply an exchange between multiple sides? My experiences of "battle" with some of these individuals usually results in my questions...
    desopaws desopaws 46-50, M 11 Responses 1 day ago

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    That awkward moment when you're arguing with

    someone and all they do is repeat the same thing and then proceed to tell you you'll have to answer to God in the end.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 57 Responses Aug 8

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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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    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 56 Responses Dec 3

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    Last year there was a dispute on Facebook

    between my friend and her family. Her mother kept going on Facebook to talk bad about her. When I defended her, as did her other friends, her mother's husband and brother started attacking us. My friend's uncle brought up God. Why? I don't know. An argument that had absolutely...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    so why do ya'll hate on jeezus

    so much?! Jeezus is a good man! Jeezus gave ya'll motha fucka's life! Jeezus gave ya'll motha fucka's cookies! Ya'll gon' hate on a man who gave ya'll cookies?! PRAISEEE THE LORD THAT IS JEEZUS! ... please don't judge me, I'm all loopey right now >.>
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Any other's out that

    that like the song "Take Me To Church"? The first time I heard it, I just enjoyed his voice and the tone of the song, but after reading the lyrics and seeing Hozier's comments on it, I'm surprised it blew up the way it did. The song is highly critical of the church and it seems...
    Roabie Roabie 70+ 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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 40 Responses Dec 8

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    Not the whole "ohh there is no god

    because science can prove it or whatever" Or "there is no evidence of god" or the "universe by big bang theory" Lol no. Im an athiest , i believe in freedom , unity and Friendship. This is real athiesm . Most of us say we dont like to push our beliefs on others from what i see...
    emotionalgirl97 emotionalgirl97 16-17, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    Not believing in the bible

    or God is not a crime.
    piecestothepuzzles piecestothepuzzles 13-15, F 67 Responses Aug 23

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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 35 Responses Dec 4

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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 67 Responses Oct 4

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    I just saw an experience called,

    'I Absolutely Know That God Is Real'. Uh, no, you absolutely don't.
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 13 Responses 21 hrs ago

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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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    My friend on here just told me

    that a guy is posting stories about her. He's been harassing her, and because she keeps deleting his comments, he's telling lies to get his point across. I went to his profile and saw that he's a Christian. Part of me isn't surprised by that fact, but part of me wished he would...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Those who believe in deities annoy the crap out

    of me. You may be smart in other areas, but I'm sorry. I can't get past that fact. You're an idiot for believing that crap. I don't care if you were indoctrinated with it. You should realize it's bullshit. You know what? People who believe in an afterlife are only making our...
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 4 Responses 2 days 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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    misterwhale misterwhale 16-17, M 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    I find it amusing that

    when people find out I'm an Atheist they assume I have no morals or ethics.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 36 Responses Apr 17

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    I do not tolerate religion.

    This doesn't make me a bad person for not respecting others' beliefs. Why? Because belief in God causes people to believe crap like, uh, an imaginary friend in the sky. Religion clouds the mind and makes people think that climate change is caused by God's anger and not human...
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    What Atheism Mean To Me - A Short Essay

    Atheism is liberty.  Its freedom of free-thought.  Its freedom to explore, learn, and educate.  Its freedom to love, laugh, and live without hatred or bigotry.  Its freedom of speech; freedom to criticize and analyze all subjects without limitations.  ...
    NoGodsNoMasters NoGodsNoMasters 31-35, F 84 Responses Oct 22, 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 26 Responses Nov 27

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    If at first you find yourself struggling with

    your god, just remember, there are many gods to choose from. You need only find one who's personality or agenda most matches your own, and if you can't find one, you can just make one up. There's certainly nothing wrong with that. It's the reason why we have god, and why we have...
    BrokenWingedDove BrokenWingedDove 16-17 12 hrs ago

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    If I saw God standing in front of me

    or heard his voice, I would check myself into the nearest psychiatric hospital.
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 1 Response 4 hrs 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 60 Responses Dec 8

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    Hero of the day: Imad Iddine HabibOpen-minded,

    friendy guy from Casablanca, Marooco, which was simply "always" mad at the wretched islamic insanity around him. Tangled in the student movement for the modernization of the education system; then co-founded Masayminch youth movement, protesting against criminal prosecution for a...
    MechovPunx MechovPunx 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 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 56 Responses Feb 15, 2010

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    They say Atheist's have no sense of humor

    but I find the bible very comical. I, in all honesty love reading the bible. Its so funny, epic, and entertaining. Its pretty much the most amazing science fiction and horror book ever written, even Eli Roth of Hostel couldn't write better for a movie. See? We have a sense of...
    christfukk christfukk 26-30, F 16 Responses Dec 12

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    Atheism is the only logical position.

    There is no evidence for a God, there isn't even a need for a God to exist. Logic says that God almost certainly does not exist (since it is impossible to prove a negative). Theism also has a huge problem. Believers are REJECTING logic. Can you really trust people that reject...
    MrAtheism MrAtheism 18-21, M 49 Responses Apr 18

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    Sweet sorrows. How delusional can we be to

    believe that those in poverty are content or happy. I'm not saying I who have much am happy, but I have opportunities to change, while those in poverty have nothing I'm here at rocky point with some friends who are missionaries and I'm simply baffled. We are praying for the...
    savinLace savinLace 22-25, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am an atheist and I am intolerant.

    I am intolerant of ignorance, hate, violence, myths, liars, swindlers, people who are wealthy asking for money from the poor. Today I saw a survey that said that 60+% of Christians support the CIAs enhanced interrogation. This I will not tolerate! It is bad enough that their...
    WizzKidd WizzKidd 31-35, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well to me religion and athiesm is a waste of

    time.. First you guys fight countless hours about how god isnt real , evidence has it , science is the key whatever kinda bullshit you guys you.. Take the aztecs , religion and culture got them one of the worlds greatest civilaztions by praising a agricultural god , a sun god...
    1492Savagery 1492Savagery 13-15, M 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I dislike talking to Christians about

    transsexualism. Even the ones that attempt to be nice about it. The one I usually get from family is "God does not make mistakes." Correct. A possibly nonexistent being written to be perfect in every way does not make mistakes because he was written that way. Human nature...
    MissMadHatter MissMadHatter 18-21, T 33 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 27 Responses Oct 21, 2007

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    I feel like an awful person

    but I am so tired of hearing and seeing people claim how much they love Jesus and God. How they are better people, how they'll get through any and everything, how they are so blessed and blah blah blah. I get it. You're all about that Christian life. Good for you. But I don't...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 50 Responses Jul 18

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    "Two hands working can do more

    than a thousand clasped in prayer." Madalyn Murry O-Hair Overall when people pray for me I know they are wishing me well--and wanting good will for me --or whoever they pray for---but level of commitment is that and how much can I think you really care if your decide not to...
    robertsnj robertsnj 46-50, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hi! This is going to sound really odd

    but I'm not a believer but I'm also not an atheist. I believe that something created this world but I'm not going to claim that I know because honestly I have no idea and I think that nobody knows for sure either. I don't get why people care so much about what created the...
    liirthropp43 liirthropp43 13-15, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sorry, but I don't need to be threatened with

    the idea of a fiery afterlife in order to be a good person.
    bluegilledgirl bluegilledgirl 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 16

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    BettyValentine BettyValentine 22-25, F 50 Responses Dec 29, 2010

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    I am a Christian. I also have friends

    that are atheists. Even though we don't always agree, when it comes to that, I really appreciate our friendship. Whoever says that Christians and Atheists can't be friends, don't have a clue of what they are talking about.
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Christian Logic: Just

    because their is no evidence of god doesn't mean he/she is not real. With that logic I could say I was excepted into Hogwarts with Harry!
    SoftNappy SoftNappy 13-15, M 1 Response 1 hr 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 33, M 103 Responses Jan 8, 2009

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    Here's something you will probably never hear

    an atheist say: the devil made me do it.
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    The Day I Became An Atheist

    I was 16 or 17, standing in my parents' bedroom, contemplating suicide. I was all alone in the house.  The only sounds were the humming of cars in the street outside and my own sobbing. I don't remember what it was that had been going on, but it must have been terrible...
    Bradford Bradford 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 24, 2007

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