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I Am An Atheist

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    Hey everyone :) so I was raised strict Roman

    Catholic and I started drifting away from religion when I was about 14 years old. I am now 21 and I don't believe in Jesus or the bible but I am still somewhere between an Atheist and agnostic. It's hard still living at home with a religious mother who has told me that if I don...
    myhiddenworld myhiddenworld 18-21, F 8 Responses 5 days 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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    Don't you wish that the first rule of

    Christianity was the same as the first rule of Fight Club?
    CapePatterson CapePatterson 41-45, M 3 Responses 11 hrs 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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    Here are some thoughts

    that I am putting out there: If the Christian god is omnipresent then he was PRESENT at the Nazi concentration camps. He watched as children and innocent human beings suffered and died painful deaths. Christianity defends this based on a man and women eating a single piece of...
    bohobridget bohobridget 22-25, F 39 Responses Apr 25

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    Joshuadd07 Joshuadd07 13-15, M 12 Responses 3 days ago

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    666AtheistBodybuilder 666AtheistBodybuilder 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have decided, why not make a shameless

    self-promotion here! Yes, I know this is annoying to those that have seen it, but I do want to promote my YouTube channel. In the act of shameless self-promoting, for the more open minded people, I have recently tried making a YouTube channel, still suck. I will be addressing...
    AoSS AoSS 18-21, M 1 Response 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 26 Responses Oct 21, 2007

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    Improbabilities . To claim life evolved is to

    demand a miracle. The simplest conceivable form of single-celled life should have at least 600 different protein molecules. The mathematical probability that even one typical protein could form by chance arrangements of amino acid sequences is essentially zero (a)—far less...
    Pahu Pahu 70+, M 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Not believing in the bible

    or God is not a crime.
    piecestothepuzzles piecestothepuzzles 13-15, F 72 Responses Aug 23

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    Shesleepsatnight Shesleepsatnight 16-17, F 6 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I'm becoming fed up with religious people,

    especially Christians. They fail to realize that their entire religion is stolen from various other religions and primitive myths.
    SimplyAtheist SimplyAtheist 22-25, M 67 Responses Jun 15

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    As I've said before, I don't hate religious

    folk, only the ones who try to convert me, threaten me with Hell, or on some rare occasions, send me death threats. Hating someone just because they're not an Atheist like me would also mean I would hate some of my family. My mother, while she doesn't believe in organised...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Do you think believing in God is okay

    or do you think it makes the world a worse place? Some people totally respects believers and think it's their own buisness and don't really wanna do anything about it. Others is literally fihting against 'believing'. They think it's really wrong, and they're trying their...
    Mulier Mulier 13-15, F 13 Responses 3 days 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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    I get so frustrated when people say

    that atheism is a religion. It's like saying not playing a sport is a sport?
    errorunknown errorunknown 26-30, F 45 Responses May 13

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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 79 Responses Jul 22

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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 59 Responses Aug 8

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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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    I am still surprised on how many people think

    that NDE's and OOBE's are evidence of a god. It is like the theists purposely ignore scientific advancements.
    AoSS AoSS 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Why I Love AtheismHey guys,

    I'm a 21 year old Atheist Bodybuilder.Atheism thats was taught in My Art Class, especially drawing atheist art made me become an atheist and let me also understand that I was always one.Atheism and Art are very connected because Atheism helps you being yourselfLook forward to...
    666AtheistBodybuilder 666AtheistBodybuilder 18-21, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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

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    Pahu's Average Post: [Insert scientific study

    here] *Copied and pasted articles from the internet that obviously don't understand science* "Couldn't happen without God." "We don't know, therefore God." "Science supports existence of God." -Person who said article about scientific study. www.creationscience.com
    thatguy3500 thatguy3500 13-15, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm so sick of people trying to make into a

    Christian. My mom constantly says, "I just want you to know you are because he is." I never try to make her into an atheist. I even try to change the subject and all she wants to talk about is how she wants me to give God a chance and the only way things would be good in my life...
    blackroses75 blackroses75 18-21, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    --PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT-- Please allow me

    to step up on my soap box to make a Public Service Announcement. If you live in the United States, you get to freely practice your First Amendment Rights: the Right to Free Speech. -- That means, I get to say whatever the **** I want to, even if it offends you, makes you cry...
    frostyflower frostyflower 26-30, F 9 Responses Aug 28

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    I like it when someone says jesus loves you,

    and my reply is always "he never once said he loves me or you, in your silly book"
    acrow22 acrow22 31-35, M 4 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    So you're God? Actually,

    no, but I play one on tv. Haha! Just a joke. Relax, everything's going to be alright. I know you have a lot of questions. Uhh huh. Why did you take my Daddy? I didn't. Most people like to blame me for everything..think I'm controlling them. No, I just created it all, then sat...
    colddeck colddeck 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    Am3917 Am3917 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Do people ever ask you

    why you have No Beliefs, Yes I do not believe in God, Heaven, Hell or the Devil but I do believe in improving the World and making things better while I'm here. I have worked in Non Profit jobs & even though 10 % of the world is Atheist or Agnostic over 30 % of us work at Low...
    davidmuhn davidmuhn 46-50, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    And I'm an inconceivably spiritual person.

    What a paradox, no? No. The idea of wandering through the vast expanse that is "space" isn't an underwhelming one, it's humbling. This human arrogance we all seem to possess is immediately dwarfed and mind-boggling theories replace it. In the words of my pothead buddy, "The...
    DetrimentalFallacy DetrimentalFallacy 16-17, M 10 hrs 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 13-15, F 120 Responses Aug 14

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    DestinyEvelyn DestinyEvelyn 18-21, T 2 Responses 5 days 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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    I find the lyrics of Monty Python's Galaxy Song

    to be both endlessly amusing and an excellent source of perspective on our existence. Here we are "in the outer spiral arm" of a galaxy of a hundred billion stars, in a universe that contains hundreds of millions of other galaxies [one of the few inaccuracies of the song is a...
    sinofile92 sinofile92 51-55, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Just saw a video of guy saying

    that atheism is a mental illness........ So I guess we all need to go to see a psychiatrist now.
    blackroses75 blackroses75 18-21, F 36 Responses Oct 7

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    frostyflower frostyflower 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Have you watched the film 'The Unbelievers' ?

    It is definitley one of my favourite films! It's on Netflix, if anyone is interested ;)
    Mulier Mulier 13-15, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Another poor audio quality video.

    I am trying to find a high quality Mic for cheap (please link one if you know one). I am also trying to find a good, free, video editing software (again, please link one if you know one), and then I will try and improve my video quality. Anyways, this is a video explaining who...
    AoSS AoSS 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was raised Christian,

    everyone in my family believes in god like hard core. About 4 years ago I really started to question what I was so blindly believing. I made the realization that religion is a compete and utter lie. I have resentment towards it, but that's a different story... I have never told...
    bohobridget bohobridget 22-25, F 42 Responses Apr 23

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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 58 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 69 Responses Oct 4

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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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    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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    Prayer

    For a long time, I wasn't sure whether I had sufficient claim to the word "atheist" because I never felt like I had really rejected religious indoctrination.  When I was young, my mom told me and my younger brother a little about God.  I toted books to church...
    yifeng yifeng 19-21, F 47 Responses Oct 10, 2006

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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 32 Responses Dec 28, 2010

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    Being an atheist is the reason I can't find

    meaning in my awful life. And thou can't change ones belief; for it is simply ones truth.
    TroubledIndividual TroubledIndividual 16-17, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Atheist problems 2014: When a Christian finds

    out you are an atheist and they ask you if you have ever seen "God's not Dead." And you have to explain why that is a terrible movie. My mom in law told us to watch it the other day and we wrote an essay to explain why the arguments Josh makes in no way support the existence of...
    Leannaix Leannaix 18-21, F 8 Responses 4 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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    While I believe you can improve your spirit,

    I can't believe in God, Gods, heavens, hells, saints, punishing God and other beliefs.
    unAmigo unAmigo 31-35, M 1 Response 4 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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    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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    This is something I've been seeing in this

    group more recently: Someone in the 13-15 age group talks about being an Atheist. Christians comment saying they're too young to claim to be an Atheist. It makes me wonder, do these Christians say the same thing to people in the 13-15 age group who talk about being Christian...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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