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I Am An Atheist

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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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    Isn't it hilarious when you just discuss with

    someone about a religious topic and they block you? Jazzzpiano is obviously extremely insecure in his "belief" of creationism.
    AoSS AoSS 18-21, M 3 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 47 Responses Mar 9

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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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    Just saw the funiest comment on the clip of

    Take me to Church on youtube, I quote : *All you "Christians" can say what you want, but the fact that shrimp is called an abomination in the bible SIX times more than homosexuality yet you choose to eat it and call out and ostracize gays instead? Just know you are going to...
    ryan015 ryan015 13-15, M 28 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    So today I was going through the explore section

    and came across a post in the I Believe in God group. Now I never respond to these because it is not the forum for my views. In truth I rarely even read them, but this caught my eye. It was a young gay man, who is Christian and felt bad about it. But he knew god loves him. Some...
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 7 Responses 1 day 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 43 Responses Jan 19

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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 30 Responses Mar 23

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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 51 Responses Apr 18, 2014

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    I'm impressed to a very negative extent

    when someone shoves religion in your face, you argue with provable fact to the contrary, you are assaulted with excerpts from the bible which are not valid in such a discussion, and then, when they have no reply, they see to it that the entire debate is erased. One has to...
    WytW0lf WytW0lf 22-25, M 4 Responses 2 days 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 47 Responses Mar 10

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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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    Tigernights Tigernights 41-45, F 7 Responses 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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    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 51 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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    God admitted a lot of times in the bible he

    regretted making humanity like I don't know how often a person can say "I hate you" and then your still willing to give unconditional love to someone who thinks you are dirty. It is kind of pathetic. I would not want to waste my time worshipping something who regrets me. That is...
    maryshouldofaborted maryshouldofaborted 26-30, F 6 Responses 1 day 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 107 Responses Jun 8, 2007

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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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    Is it wrong to put bacon into pumpkin soup,

    it really works, and then offer it to Muslims?
    KSPerson KSPerson 46-50, M 11 Responses 5 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 39 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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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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    Haha so the book Awkward Moments Children's

    Bible recently had a fiasco going. There was a teacher who decided to hand out bibles in a public school so what did Awkward Moments do? They sent out their "own" illustrated bibles. And it isn't their own version, they put the bibles own verses in their book and it ended in an...
    maryshouldofaborted maryshouldofaborted 26-30, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Do you think that people

    who are less intelligent are at a higher risk of being targeted and ingrained into religion? I have known quite a few people who are very smart, except for when it comes to religion.
    JamieMostra JamieMostra 26-30, T 15 Responses 2 days ago

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    Saw a billboard, "Friends don't let friends be

    without Jesus." Actually, real friends should probably just accept the fact that maybe, just maybe, you're okay without Jesus. Also, what makes it okay for someone to tell another that they should "Find Jesus." Isn't that a little condescending?
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 5 Responses 6 hrs 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 40 Responses 6 days ago

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    Holy crap. There is a god!

    With proof. Check it out. http://www.patheos.com/blogs/unreasonablefaith/2009/02/9-proofs-google-is-god/
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 5 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I was at school today

    and someone said that I was going to hell for being atheist and if I didn't believe in Jesus I wouldn't go to heaven. I asked them if someone killed 500 people and didn't apologize to god but believed in Jesus they would goto heaven. They said yes because in gods eyes killing 50...
    tickletickle6 tickletickle6 13-15, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I see a lot of believers react personally

    and emotionally when their claim about the existence of "God" is challenged. They come back with complaints about how their beliefs are being attacked, etc. - I'm sure you're all familiar with the common responses. The thing is, we're not attacking your beliefs; we're...
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am openly secular. Today,

    April 23 2015, is openly secular day. A day for those who are openly secular to speak out. To tell at least one person, who they are, and why they are secular. To remove the stigmas and misconceptions commonly associated with it. One of the ways I have chosen to do this today...
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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

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    You know I've always wanted to ask a Christian

    where God came from? Because if what they say is correct and God did create the world then who created God? I'm pretty sure they won't have an answer :)
    LittlemissB95 LittlemissB95 18-21, F 13 Responses 4 days ago

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    Xplictt Xplictt 22-25, M 57 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    I love it when I'm in a "conversation" with a

    bigoted believer who is trying to use a Bible passage to justify their discrimination against me, and I give them a link to one of their own Web sites that explains what the passage really means, and the conversation thread mysteriously disappears.
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 7 Responses 4 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 31-35, M 105 Responses Jan 8, 2009

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    Jesus177 has made a prophecy!

    She says that I will go blind within the next 3 days (by Friday the 23rd) and will only be healed by the power of prayer from a true Christian. She even said that if I do not go blind that she will admit that god doesn't exist. I hope that she will play honestly as I will be...
    AoSS AoSS 18-21, M 68 Responses Jan 20

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    Being an atheist or a believer doesn't

    magically raise or lower your IQ. My boyfriend is an atheist too, but he's a complete moron sometimes. :) I also know a lot of intelligent religious people. Atheists who think they're smarter just for being atheists are actually ******* stupid. The same goes for religious people...
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I had a chat with satan the other day,

    and he basically said that vast majority of Christians are going to hell anyway for angrily refusing to turn down a free joint and relax. God doesn't like to kick it with stressed out people who are always at work telling others who's in and who's not, so he finally got sick of...
    MeadowLark4 MeadowLark4 16-17 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    If God loves all his children then

    why would he send them to a place of unspeakable horror and pain when they die.
    BronyE BronyE 13-15, M 12 Responses 1 day ago

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    Religious idiots who say

    that being gay is a choice are morons for this simple reason: You can't choose who you're attracted to! I thought that was common sense, but apparently sense isn't so common anymore.
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wanted to read the Bible,

    because I figured as a very well educated person, the one thing I'm really missing is the ability to hold a conversation about the Bible because I've never read it. But I couldn't get past the part when Cain is saying to god, if you curse me people will kill me, because-what f...
    JamieMostra JamieMostra 26-30, T 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    At one place, they say Muhammad will be the

    second person to go in heaven. On other occasion, they say Muhammad will not enter heaven until everyone from his ummah will get inside.
    faisal6309 faisal6309 22-25, M 6 Responses 3 days 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 59 Responses Oct 4, 2014

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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 23 Responses Mar 8

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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, 2014

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    I belong to no religion Love is my only

    religion I'm a sea and nobody owns me
    Grapes437 Grapes437 13-15, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hi, I will tell you guys (don't get offend,

    is in general term) how I became atheist after been on a catholic family. I was born on a catholic family where going to church was almost an obligation, at least when my parents where together, they separate and my mother started to go with people that predict the future and...
    SusAssasins SusAssasins 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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