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I Don't Believe In God

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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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    "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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    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 6 Responses Mar 3

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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 18-21, M 7 Responses Jul 26, 2007

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    i believe that all the war in the world is

    caused mainly by religion, so i hate this.
    giooliveiras giooliveiras 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 22

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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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    I was on my smoke break at work

    and was chatting the solar system, space travel, ect. I chimed in "I feel that believing in aliens is fun, more fun than believing in ghost, monsters, and Jesus". My friends gave a good laugh and some older men just stared.
    Uxirusu Uxirusu 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 30

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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 35 Responses Jan 7, 2014

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    I Don't Believe In God. I Believe In Goddess. Kinda.

    I never believed in god in the first place, thank goodness. I remember picking apart the faulty logic when I was no older than six or seven - "But Mommy, if god made everything, who made god?". I remember declaring as far back as second grade that no, I do not believe...
    pedestrian pedestrian 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 3, 2007

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    Ok It's Time I Wrote This Story

    This was one of the first groups I joined when I got here to EP. At the time of my arrival here I was in a very dark place and it has taken me some time to bring myself back up. But I have wanted for sometime to get this story posted.    When I younger, I lost...
    dasmuggler dasmuggler 36-40, M 39 Responses Apr 13, 2009

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    I Was Raised As An Atheist

    Both of my parents were atheists, so I grew up without feeling the need for a higher power in my life... and with the belief that man created God rather than God creating man.  As my intellectual faculties began to develop, I began questioning my own beliefs, as I believe...
    pooge pooge 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 29, 2007

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    I don't think I ever have.

    . My father was (still is) very religious man and he would take me and my brother to church every Sunday. We would pray, attend to church activities and such and I would pretend I believed in God. Sometimes I feel like people who believe are more lucky. They get strength and...
    SuicidalSam SuicidalSam 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I dont believe in realign

    though i want to i cant ....u frankly even if there i s a Gid dont agree with the idea of it
    superpuff superpuff 13-15, F 5 Responses May 18

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    After seeing all that I have off the world in

    the little amount of time that I have been here so far, I now find it hard to make myself believe in a god. Certainly one such as the one in the Christian bible. It contradicts far too much. I think if I could choose to believe in a god it wouldn't be the usual ones, but...
    seanlucifer seanlucifer 18-21, M 6 Responses Apr 16

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    To others also blocked by 'Misreedy',

    It seems as though Missreedy has had her cage rattled. A deep insecurity, especially if she has blocked vociferous non-believers like me. Here's an observation. Just by reading her post it seems to me that she doesn't believe in the afterlife surely enough - but more the...
    TrevorThomson TrevorThomson 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 1

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    But i love Jesuss, i always did

    and i always wear a cross and pray sometimes even that i think that im not religious! im really weird :/
    MoongirlDA MoongirlDA 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I respect people who do though.

    I'm just not into God and stuff.
    StormCloud52 StormCloud52 13-15, F 8 Responses Apr 3

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    And I'm sick of people getting offended

    and demanding proof. I don't owe them an explanation anymore than they owe me one. I was born Christian and no number of scriptures, passages, or prayers will make my heart burst with love for the lord or make me cry shining tears of joy and awe. No. And my lack of religion...
    sixstringsattached sixstringsattached 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    How Do I Do This Every Day?

    So, I teach at a Catholic School. My job not only expects me to believe and promote god, but to revel in it. Every day, I must lead my students in prayer, profess to them the glories of their religion, and - in my estimation - brainwash them to "believe." And I am a good...
    laynemeyer laynemeyer 36-40, M 14 Responses Mar 12, 2011

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    Why dead simple right mr god ya big nosed beady

    tosser i would use the pages of your book as toilet paper and happily urinate a desecrate the burial ground of your so called only son the devil be my master you got problem with that smite me strike me down with lightning i dare you 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 o look what you know I'm...
    CandiceAllcoxx CandiceAllcoxx 26-30, T 9 Responses Jun 6

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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 11 Responses Nov 10, 2014

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    SW59 SW59 22-25, M 2 Responses May 31

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    Please answer: I am an atheist,

    but I am close to believing Mormonism. I was born a Mormon. My parents are wonderful people; almost every mormon I've met have been amazing and kind; and the only problem I really have with the church is that I think it isn't true. There is a lot of evidence that the claims of...
    vintner vintner 18-21, M 6 Responses Jul 10

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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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    Whenever I express something on fb,

    or here about problem I'm having or just a bad day, I'm always dreading that one person who is going to say something like "I'll pray for you" or "God will make things better". I hate it when people say this crap especially to me because it makes me uncomfortable. Another thing...
    GoldenHeart69 GoldenHeart69 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 1

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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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    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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    I Was Raised In A Christian Family.

    I'm wondering when people will stop blindly following what they're told by other people, and learn to think for themselves. If you would take a step back and educate yourself, rather than go along with whatever people say, you might begin to question the religion you've been...
    KatLeroux KatLeroux 18-21, F 17 Responses Jan 24, 2010

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    my parents make me visit church youth.

    .. which is ok. we do lots of cool stuff like singing, camping and art stuff. however i dont believe in god at all... its sometimes shocking that all the others seem to really believe this. its like a faury tale. i dont want to anger anyone and i have a lot of fun there... but...
    Clarissa01 Clarissa01 13-15, F 3 Responses May 16

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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 18-21, F 14 Responses Dec 13, 2006

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    Sometimes I just get

    so irritated by things religious people say. I just cannot figure out how anybody believes in any of this stuff, and I still can't fully believe that they actually do. I can kind of sometimes understand why they want to believe, but UGH! It's just so irritating to hear them talk...
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 7 Responses May 2

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    It's Openly Secular Day.

    I know it is so much more than simply not having a belief in any god, but that's the distinction we must ride until the day people let go of the stigmas and stereotypes associated with being atheist. Even that label is no good, as it only describes what we are not, not who we...
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 3 Responses Apr 23

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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 16 Responses May 19, 2010

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    The whole religious thing

    and believing in God or life after death thing just totally baffles me. You may as well believe in Fairies or Aliens. That is just as bizarre. It just doesn't make any sense to me at all how people can believe in God. To me, he is just a mythical creature told in stories and...
    Germanovna Germanovna 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 3, 2014

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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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    barzins barzins 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 15

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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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    almost every thing can be explained by science.

    .. so there's no place for superior thing
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 21

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    Yea God Said Do Not Judge ! (right) But the Bible Also Say's Iif U See Your Bother Sin a Sin Till Death,,,warn Him of the Wrath of God Is Coming !!!

    I'm not a person that does or will pass judgement on any 1... your right the god i serve tells us that we should not judge others... it also tells us if we see our brother sin a sin till death warn him of the wrath of god is coming the bible also tells us that we will get...
    chosenone2003 chosenone2003 26-30, F 8 Responses May 15, 2007

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    EveryTHing is real mermaids,

    Peter Pan, unicorns, fairytales, JUST NOT GOD IN MY HOLLA AMAZING WoRLd
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 18

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    who doesn't believe in God ?

    ? I'm here to prove for you that God exist , you'll share your point of view and i'll share mine and someone have to be convinced in the end.. lets start with the first person who replies ..
    Rwnn Rwnn 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 10

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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 2 Responses Mar 2

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    I don't believe in God,

    but I hate pushy atheists who feel superior and criticize others for having a religion. My two sisters are atheists, and I'm pretty sure my parents are too, or at least don't care about it. But all of my mom's sisters are super Christian, and I would never put them down for that...
    TheStarshipCat TheStarshipCat 13-15, F Apr 2

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    I honestly don't think I do.

    . It all has to do with what happened when I was younger.
    flexb flexb 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    There is no proof god exist.

    So I don't believe in it .
    Biactwowwowoowwcatwit Biactwowwowoowwcatwit 18-21, T 5 Responses May 24

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