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I Don't Believe In God

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    Organized Religion Is Ruining The World.

     How much money do you think it took to build that huge, beautiful church? Oh, there are dozens of them... just in one city... I wonder how many homeless, starving children could've been helped with all the money it took to build these churches. Are these places of worship...
    MissSunfire MissSunfire 26-30, F 23 Responses Jan 21, 2010

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    I do not believe in a man made created "God"

    and "Jesus". They are both fictional imaginary characters in my opinion. I believe that there is a higher power within myself because I experienced it first hand. Christianity, Judaism and Islam all gave birth to one another. Its just people's opinions and made up fables that...
    BrownBeeCa BrownBeeCa 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 21, 2014

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    No

      I don't think any knowledge of religion qualifies anyone to believe or disbelieve god. If you do, you do...for your own reasons. If you don't, then the same, although probably for much more sensible reasons. I do not allow for any possibility of a deity short of an...
    smebro smebro 22-25, M 8 Responses May 7, 2007

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    Proof #21 - Understand Jesus' Core

    Message Simply take a moment to think about the following statement: "Hello, my name is Jesus. I love you deeply. I have loved you since you were conceived in the womb and I will love you for all eternity. I died for you on the cross because I love you so much. I long to have...
    findmeholdmehasbeenfound findmeholdmehasbeenfound 18-21 3 Responses Jan 30

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    Christianity=fascism?

    Let me draw some parallels here.  Tell me if I'm out of line. Parallel #1. A:  Hitler says there will be a master race.  Everyone else (jews, gays, etc) will get sent to a concentration camp. B.  God says Christians are his chosen people.  All jews...
    vagabondwind vagabondwind 21-25, M 6 Responses Jul 26, 2007

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    LazyApe LazyApe 31-35, M 4 Responses Jan 26

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    This is what I DO believe: nothing matters.

    Not a single thing we do will ever matter. Why? Because we will all be forgotten in time. Sure celebrities, famous history figures will be remembered a little longer than the average person, but everything will fade. There is no afterlife or heaven/hell. When you die you simply...
    PimpledCorpse PimpledCorpse 18-21, F 13 Responses Nov 10, 2014

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    So to those who believe in God,

    please tell me why, give me proof that there is a god. Tell me why I should believe in god
    SexyMomma26 SexyMomma26 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 1, 2014

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    can I ask if your opinions of God come from

    religious experience, or religious followers? what if I told you the idea most people have of God is wrong.
    kristymom kristymom 26-30, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    You do, or you don't.

    I happen to not even though my mother is catholic, and I went to Sunday school I think it is a croc. My mother told me when she went to the Catholic Church to get me christened she was told to leave, because my father was Church of England. I'm not sure if it was that or the...
    heather81 heather81 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 26, 2014

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    I don't believe in God

    and it isn't because I lost hope, because a tragic experience. I just believe that God is nothing more than a way to explain the unknown and hope for something better. Nowadays this isn't needed we have science now, a real explanation of the world and not just fantasies. They...
    Alexa3608 Alexa3608 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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    barzins barzins 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 25, 2014

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    http://www.patheos.com/blogs/rationaldoubt/2014/12/1505/
    Jaixi Jaixi 26-30, M Dec 21, 2014

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    why not believe, what you have all been taught

    about god is from a bible, which is a book of knowledge about good and evil, God is all love, he wants everyone to love each other and forgive, that's it. hope you all can see you are loved, forgiven and good people
    kristymom kristymom 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I remember sitting in church with my parents

    when I was 14 and thinking I just don't believe any of this anymore. Religion seemed a failed explanation of the world even compared to junior high science. I really had no choice but to finish the confirmation program in my Lutheran church when I was 15. I kept my mouth shut...
    nogods4me nogods4me 41-45, M Jan 31

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    The I Believe in God Group has 65,

    137 People! This one only has 3,155 People!
    bblahb bblahb 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    I'm a Bit of An Odd Card On This One...

    I'm probably one of the few people I know that say this, and I haven't read other stories yet because I like to start fresh, but I think it's strange that although I don't believe in any god, it's the one thing I've always wished I could.     If I had my choice...
    KarmaFred KarmaFred 19-21, F 6 Responses May 16, 2007

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    Atlast I have found out.

    ... There is no god, no magic, no supernatural powers... How do people believe something illogical and nonsense.... My friend, She is living in a fantasy.. She says I'm not letting god in... I'm so sick of her preaching boring things to me non stop... She wouldn't shut her mouth...
    shikoko shikoko 16-17, F 6 Responses Jan 25

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    There's no proof that's he is real

    and he doesn't reply to anyone's prays and can't stop the bad things that happen in the world
    Sinnister14 Sinnister14 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Mell30 Mell30 31-35, F Feb 6

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    I'm still undecided when it comes to the

    question of "Who/What started it all?" So far, I find the deist postulate of an intelligent designer quite reasonable. But I tend to consider that designer more of a creative force/energy, rather than the subjective entity that is the personal god of theists. Whatever/Whoever...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    No God; No Soul

    The great thing that comes along with the absence of faith is the loss of the need to believe in the human soul. I know that I dont have a soul and I know that I dont need a soul. The idea of a soul I believe comes from man's fear of death. The soul and gods...
    NoGodsNoMasters NoGodsNoMasters 31-35, F 26 Responses Apr 14, 2009

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    And I've Got My Reasons

    First off - I have read the bible. cover to cover, so I am not knocking what I don't know. And I am quite open to the possibility of a higher power. What I do not believe in is the God of organised religion. Personally the thought of the enemy-smiting, gold-loving, children...
    eclair eclair 19-21, F 14 Responses Dec 13, 2006

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    barzins barzins 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 25, 2014

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    I Don't Believe In a God Other Than Myself

    The group I joined is "I don't believe in God". It's funny, as soon as I clicked the 'Me Too' button I smiled. That old fear of god had crept in for just a moment and reminded me of how I was going to burn in hell for saying such a thing. Somehow, all I could do is...
    fabianscorpio fabianscorpio 36-40, M 47 Responses Jun 3, 2009

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    If god does actually exist,

    he has a lot to answer for.
    barzins barzins 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    The truth is, I really don't know

    whether to believe or not. I know that everything happens for a reason, and to quote Steve Jobs," You'll always find that you'll be able to connect the dots backwards." I feel empty and soulless inside; I used to be a believer. But, things happen- And they make you lose your...
    IDontWantNoTrouble IDontWantNoTrouble 26-30, M Dec 19, 2014

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    Why "god" Is Bullshit

    Try Praying. Did it work? I think not. Also, think of it this way: If you pray to "God" for a bike, you won't get one, but if you steal a bike and pray for forgiveness, he will give you that. If "God" is all about loving everybody and forgiveness, then how come he says that gays...
    kelbabes kelbabes 16-17 3 Responses Jun 17, 2012

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    1) Why won't God heal amputees?

    Because God is imaginary, and he doesn't answer any prayers. Every "answered prayer" is actually a coincidence. All scientific evidence supports this conclusion. 2) Why are there so many starving people in our world? Because God is imaginary, and he is therefore unable to answer...
    findmeholdmehasbeenfound findmeholdmehasbeenfound 18-21 7 Responses Jan 30

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    The Bible

    When I was in high school, I was an over achiever. My freshman year, I was given a list of books to read before college. On this list it said "a good portion of the bible, for the purpose of Theology/ Philosophy classes" ... so I read the entire thing. Up until that point, I did...
    TweetBird216 TweetBird216 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 6, 2012

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    "Believe" Is Such An Odd Word.

    I believe in lots of things. I believe quantum physics and relativistics might one day be unified. I believe in the power of love. I believe whatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger, and I believe in the fairies at the bottom of the garden. I believe in Bigfoot, in Elvis...
    Wolfechu Wolfechu 31-35, M 7 Responses Aug 24, 2007

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    As A Devout Theist

    As a devout theist, for the year 2012, I will always endeavor to continuously.... ...Look condescendingly upon people who tell me snakes and donkeys never spoke. ...delight in the fact that my absolutely true faith is proof positive of absolutes. ...share my knowledge of biology...
    Godfree110158 Godfree110158 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 1, 2012

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    I'm certain God doesn't exist.

    Why? When you die, your brain shuts down. That's it. Besides, if God existed, something would've had to create him, and something would've had to create the creator. Unfortunately, I cannot prove he doesn't exist. But evolution has been proven many times over. So why do people...
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 4 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    When people say good things happen to them cos

    god is rewarding them for believing! What about the atheists? Their good fortune comes from something more believable - living life and good luck!
    gleemadmum gleemadmum 22-25, F 37 Responses Jan 7, 2014

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    I think the god just the way to control people.

    why we have to think after we dead we will into an unreal happy land ?truth is the crusaders and the Religious extremism star the war.in fact they made the world a hell.
    YNOVAJ YNOVAJ 13-15, M 3 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    My entire family is Christian except

    for me, and honestly, they don't even stop to think about the things they say. Me and my mom were talking about the mudslide in DC. In the midst of our conversation she said, "Yep, God is coming and people do y even know it. Look at all these disasters around the world, he'll be...
    LiamShiromaru LiamShiromaru 18-21, M 13 Responses Mar 30, 2014

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    EveryTHing is real mermaids,

    Peter Pan, unicorns, fairytales, JUST NOT GOD IN MY HOLLA AMAZING WoRLd
    lilbiatch lilbiatch 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Unindoctrinated

    Having never been religious, I feel that I lack the vehemence that former theists who have become atheist sometimes have. I have no axe to grind. I've never been lied to in the same way that they have. I can understand the anger--but it's simply not there for me. I have nothing...
    Ticia Ticia 26-30, F 8 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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    It Seems Ridiculous To Do So

    wow I could write for hours on this one.  First off if there is a God like the bible suggests, the all powerful all knowing God, then he can go **** himself.  I am a social worker and I see too much pain and suffering inflicted on children and on everyone for that...
    johnwad3 johnwad3 26-30, M 12 Responses Dec 18, 2006

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    barzins barzins 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 15

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    I am an atheist. Atheism is not a religion.

    I have no faith - it does not take more faith to be an atheist. Not all atheists are the same. I do not believe in anything fraught with logical inconsistency and error. I do not claim to know every ******* thing.
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 7 Responses Nov 12, 2014

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    I think the whole thing is nonsence.

    But I try not to judge others for believing but sometimes I feel upset because the word God is in the pledge of alegents and I feel if it's a free country why do that? But I do believe in somthing like Bigfoot but not exactly. I really also have seen real ghostlike figures in my...
    Lolatux Lolatux 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My Heart Is Three Sizes Too Small.

    I do sometimes feel like The Grinch when I criticize and/or debunk religion.  It can be very hard because so many people whom I respect and love are strong believers.  They see honest questioning and refusal to accept poor answers as an attempt to steal the rosy picture...
    FarmerGiles FarmerGiles 31-35, M 42 Responses May 17, 2009

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    But I don't have problem with those

    who do. As long as you don't violate human autonomy or deny people in your care the medical treatment they need over it, then you should be free to live in which way makes you the happiest. I don't care if a politician is outspoken about their belief, just don't wage a war in...
    hazelwoodd hazelwoodd 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    Chosenone2003 Blocked Me? Am I a Monster?

    So I was going to respond to their original post, because I seem to be on a rampage at the moment, and what did I find? I cannot comment or even view their profile. Did I destroy their world? Or are they just a little scared of answering my questions? Hmmm, whatever it is, I am...
    smebro smebro 22-25, M 11 Responses Jun 7, 2007

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    A God Would Not Have Preists Molesting Children In His Place Of Church.... No Way He Would Do That

    I think that all life on our planet is very delicate... The conditions had to be perfect... I look at it like there is Positive emergys.. nad negative ... and we know by some law... netwons or somthing like that... Enegry can not be created or destroyed ... It can only change...
    ironworkerusa ironworkerusa 31-35, M 17 Responses May 19, 2010

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    Hey Atheist! Leave Them Kids Alone! ! Response to Kimosabi:

      Response to Kimosabi, created new story for formatting reasons. I don’t want to read a story sized comment in an ugly text block; I guess no-one else does either. I’m looking for a good reason why Atheists should leave religious alone, so if you have something...
    smebro smebro 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 10, 2007

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