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I Am Not Spiritual Not Religious Not Atheist Either

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    I was raised in a very religious home. I grew out of that. I went on to become a very "spiritual" person. I learned a lot. But eventually I saw how useless it is to make such distinctions. Some people call what I have become "atheist", but that is not what I call my self. I just...
    handsman handsman 41-45, M Dec 22, 2011

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    I am tired of people using religious teachings as an excuse to hate gays anyone of you who do that are nothing more than cowards afraid of something you don't understand. You...
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    I hate how if you don't believe there is a god and your not religious you get labeled as atheist. I hate the word atheist. I'm simply someone who lives life without believing in a...
    VinniBaborino VinniBaborino 16-17, M 4 Responses Jun 26

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    Athiesm explained: Often do people believe that atheism is open for interpretation, that anyone with any competence can explain atheism based on his/her experiences dealing with...
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    This is my first post so here it goes... I do not subscribe to any religion and I don't believe in a spiritual being. I don't think the world is a thousand years old nor do I think...
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    What does it mean to be truly enlightened. Wikipedia has dozens of definitions for the word enlightened, not a single one describing what I mean. So I assume the correct phrase...
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    I don't really consider myself religious but how can you be atheists? There is no proof of god but the absence of evidence is not evidence off absence. You can't be more sure god...
    Based4ever Based4ever 13-15, M 21 Responses Jun 25

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    Young, rabid, fanatical, anti-religion atheists are no better than fundamentalist religious people. Get off your high horse, see more of the world, be less fanatical and bitter and...
    NoVADad703 NoVADad703 31-35, M 4 Responses Jun 25

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    I just want to have some fun. the rules are simple: 1. keep this clean. 2. respect others religious beliefs. 3. have fun. this is a learning argument. keep it light!! if you feel...
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    I've been going to church with my friend for the past few weeks. I'm atheist but I support my friends. I don't judge. The services teach exactly what my therapist does- minus God...
    saviscool saviscool 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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    I am a spiritual person not a religious person, I'm also an empath too! I've always been curious about the ability of photo connectivity, I can hear and talk to spirits so it's...
    FitnessFreakTash FitnessFreakTash 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F Jul 4

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    slait slait 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    And I'm just fed up of ppl forcing religion down my effing throat. Enough of it! I'm a grown mature woman and I'll answer god for not being so religious ... Nobody needs to take...
    Mysticme Mysticme 26-30, F Jun 27

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    nagaprincess nagaprincess 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Hello Readers, I have been on a Journey, one that requires me to walk with someone for a little while for some guidance. I am non- religious and believe in the Universe, its...
    Indigolady Indigolady 26-30 Jul 14

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    I have met many different types of religious zealots. Given my experience, I sometimes wonder if they use their zealot-ism as a coping mechanism for some kind of trauma or mental...
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    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 9 Responses Jun 30

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    And I just want religious people to leave me alone and stop telling me what to believe. I already have my own opinions, you don't have to impose yours on me. Just leave me alone...
    Xandraelle Xandraelle 18-21, M 5 Responses Jul 2

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    EthanFisher EthanFisher 16-17 4 Responses Jul 8

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    sen017 sen017 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    which doesn't mean that religious people can't be my friends
    Mirza4 Mirza4 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I careless for those don't have respect for atheist. Why must I believe in god like most people in this world? I will not listen to anyone to change my opinion on this subject...
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    HVVENEZIA HVVENEZIA 22-25, M 3 Responses Jun 28

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    yuuung yuuung 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    While I'm an Atheist and do not believe in God, I do however believe in respect, something even we must show to others. Many people on this site like to bash religion, and there's...
    Guy546 Guy546 18-21 3 Responses Jul 2

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