I Am Not a Religious Person

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    Been There..

    I was brought up in a strictly religious house- it then became evident how the way in which my family practiced religion discouraged individuality, questionning or initiative.  I therefore left the religion behind and my family's faith.  Now I am more a spiritual person...
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    1 Response Aug 3, 2008

    I'm not because there will be always something

    you don't agree with even peaceful religions such as Wicca or Buddhism. Living life with the life rules you chose to follow has more value than be a part of a group or cult.
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 10, 2015

    I am by no means a religious person,

    but my father was. H was a drunk by night and a preacher by day. I ask a simple trick question and got a rise out of so many people. Probably pissed a few off in the process. I ask, IS THERE LIFE AFTER DEATH OR DEATH AFTER LIFE. If you go by what the GOOD BOOK says, there's both...
    41-45, M
    Jun 25, 2015

    My Family Isn't

    I never went to church with my family.  I only ever went a few times with family-friends.  I don't even think we were the same religion.  We celebrate Christmas, but I was never taught anything about The Bible or any of those type of things.  I just was not...
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 3, 2010

    The Day I Realized I Was Atheist

    All my life, I've wanted to make sense of it. I was raised Episcopalian by parents who were raised Catholic, and they still buy the whole thing. I first started questioning religion when I was invited to a Baptist service whose sermon of the day was about God's protecting his...
    KalQL8 KalQL8
    41-45, M
    Jan 13, 2011

    I'm from Kentucky, my mom's side is baptist

    and my dad's side is catholic. But for some reason... I've never really been religious, I look at the world and the universe from a scientific point of view.
    ACyanideSurprise ACyanideSurprise
    18-21, M
    May 28, 2014
    Genexus Genexus
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Jun 1, 2014
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