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I Don't Believe In God

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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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    I have been brought up Catholic.

    my entire family is Catholic my boyfriend and his family are catholic. I just dont believe and I feel like I never did. I only went to ccd and church because it's what your supposed to do. I like the beliefs of the native americans that the earth and land is what they worship...
    TheGiverofLove TheGiverofLove 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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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

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    As A Devout Atheist

    AS A DEVOUT ATHEIST, FOR THE YEAR 2012, I WILL ALWAYS ENDEAVOR TO CONTINUOUSLY… …discover new and exciting ways to tell people that it’s wrong to tell people that they’re wrong about things. …affirm absolutely that there is no such thing as absolutes! …design...
    NoFinalConflict NoFinalConflict 36-40, F 8 Responses Jan 5, 2012

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    Today is Sunday, it's raining,

    but I will go to a Unitarian Universal church this morning. If I don't then my partner might be unset. My partner like church but do not like to go alone. So, to church I will go.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 27

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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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    IF YOUR READING THIS,

    please read it to finish...it will be worth it...... So a Random person told me , he was atheist by the way, so he said...God doesn't exist because science proves it. I coughed, fixed my tie and said: where does science exactly tell us that god doesn't exist....... science is...
    me4lifeX me4lifeX 18-21, F 11 Responses Jun 11

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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 15 Responses Mar 12, 2011

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    I am (technically) a Christian.

    I believed in god until the age of 11. Everything began to mess up from then forward. The first time I cut myself, the first time I misbehaved, the first cigarette I smoked, the first time I became the bully, etc. before I started secondary school, I was an angel when it came to...
    Jas4001 Jas4001 18-21, F Jul 9

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    I know some people might not like this post,

    but I really don't believe that there is a god. Is there really a guy up in the sky, all dressed in white and with a really long beard, who is watching and judging every one on earth? If this guy really exists, he would probably have made a burn out after a few days, because...
    wolfiefan255 wolfiefan255 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 28

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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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    A simple proof that God does not exist: 1.

    Can we least all agree that Leprechauns, flying red nosed reindeer, and unicorns do not exist? 2. Where did our ideas for these mythical creatures come from? Obviously from the human imagination. 3. What evidence is there that they exist anyway? Basically there is any...
    onefootoutthedoor onefootoutthedoor 51-55, M 3 Responses Apr 25

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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 6 Responses Aug 6, 2012

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    I have wanted for so long to tell our host

    mother that I don't but she is impossible. I hate living here and her enforcing religion on us. I don't agree with the teachings and I just don't believe in "him". I just really can't believe that "he" is real but I don't know how to tell her. I really don't know how to tell her...
    DarkHappiness DarkHappiness 13-15, F 6 Responses Mar 31

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    People Make Me Not Want To Tbh

    I've never really cared about religion until I joined this site, and this site didn't make me want to believe in god. I think, people both on this site and in real life can be total pr!cks when it comes to religion. One thing that get's to me is..."Oh if you don't believe in...
    Banksy94 Banksy94 18-21, M 7 Responses Jul 16, 2013

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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...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 11 Responses Mar 30

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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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    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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    I don't believe in god

    as a man with a white beard and white robe. Man made that image. To me god is everything even us humans. And to me heaven and hell is really with every action there's a consequence positive being heaven and negative being hell.
    sat78 sat78 31-35, F 3 Responses May 23

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    An Atheist Test To God Believers!

    I have a T-Rex. It has a brownish to somewhat of a greenish coloration. His name is appropriately named, Destiny. Now I'm the only one who can see this T-Rex and really only does things when nobody but me is watching him. He can skip merrily and eats beef on a...
    ThereIsNoName ThereIsNoName 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 24

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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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    Two things why I believe there's no god.

    . he's a fictional character created by man. I once was a christian and all I ever learned was, not to do this and that. I had to stop going to church because of every thing they have taught me.. how I should stay away from the technologies.. how I should dress.. how i should...
    ill36s ill36s 18-21, F 8 Responses Feb 4

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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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    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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    The Day I Learned There Was No God

    I didn't come from a very religious background which is ironic as I grew up in Ireland! My father was church of Ireland (Anglican) and my mother was Lutheran but not practicing, of the two my father was the most religious and in a way I think he was a searcher, always looking for...
    Loolaramma Loolaramma 36-40, F 7 Responses Jun 9, 2012

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    (Originally posted on Jul 7,

    2013) So Irritating There are so many things that bother me about religion. I have been educated on religion, but that only made me see more flaws in religion and caused to to want to be more of an atheist. It irritates me when people try to justify wrong, sick actions with...
    NeonPurple NeonPurple 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 6

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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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    i dont believe in a god.

    but im afraid 2 tell my religous type mother. im afraid that she may disown me and i cant tell my grandmother either cause that would absoultey kill her. i just feel that theres no proof let alone anything that ive expericed when i did believe. and if there so happenedly is one...
    MW3fan258 MW3fan258 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 5

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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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    Your god remains motionless in the face of

    world wide death, he turns his gaze from the wrongful beating of innocent men and women. He ignores the death of a planet who's beauty is marveled at. Your god remains as he has always been, absent and cold. Ignorant to the was of the beasts HE created. Your god is a monster...
    Chrispy793 Chrispy793 18-21, M Jun 19

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    I grew up and was raised in the Church ever

    since I was born. My grandparents were very religious so I always heard about the Bible and God (even though I had no idea what they were talking about.) When I became 13, my parents bought me an ipod 4. This was the first time I had internet access to anything I wanted. In...
    ChildofInsanity ChildofInsanity 13-15, M 3 Responses Jun 29

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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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    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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    Though I'm not an Atheist.

    I believe there's something out there that science can not explain. I've been very interested in Buddhism because it is makes sense, and it really inspires you to be something else. I actually love other religions. Their philosophies and their ideas. To be completely honest...
    Fortiplex Fortiplex 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 17

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    Nonbelievers Are Better Than Believers

    My apologies to my fellow atheists on this; I am not  being narcissistic. I just read BV post about being threatened and it got me thinking.  Here in America our jails are overflowing with religious NOT atheists or agnostics.  A sunday school teacher was...
    NoGodsNoMasters NoGodsNoMasters 31-35, F 37 Responses Apr 15, 2009

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    Why Invent Religion?

    Religion is just a form of social control. When man first started settling into communities and gave up hunting and gathering something new arrived. Inequality. All of a sudden there were haves and have nots. Also, one man could not break, till, sow, tend, harvest and store all...
    Lazarus42 Lazarus42 46-50, M 3 Responses Oct 22, 2007

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    Can someone pleae explain.

    Why in heaven we are given the things we are strictly forbidden here on earth. Greed, lust, gluttony, etc. Anything and everything will be granted no?
    Moronicjester Moronicjester 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 5

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    Nope I don't. Faith requires

    but a moments thought. However, experience, education and argument requires a lifetime...
    Allesandro Allesandro 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 23

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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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    I recently sat at my father funeral RIP.

    It was unreal. I sat in the front row and listened to people harp about Jesus and how just this god is. Love for Jesus became the focus rather than my father. I was utterly disgusted and angry that I was surrounded by fools. 
    VeritableVagabond VeritableVagabond 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 3

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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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    I used to be quiet a religious monk

    but over the past few years I have started to detest the reality of this world. I don't like people who go to extremes to do religious things. I don't like people who need 'god' to the the moral thing. If you need the fear of god to do the right thing then you are not a very...
    nidhiThite nidhiThite 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    At least, not in the way

    that most people that do. When I consider that vastness of the universe and how much of it we as a species have actually observed, what are the chances that we are right? I don't doubt the possibility of there being a significantly advanced being or beings responsible for...
    Syzygy11 Syzygy11 31-35, M Feb 17

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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

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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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    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 15 Responses Dec 13, 2006

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    God sure has been sitting on his high horse

    for a while now. "Look at all my creations suffering, I'll help save them when I get ready" *carries on with doing nothing at all because he's all powerful*
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 22

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    bluec5834 bluec5834 18-21, M 7 Responses Jan 8

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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 19-21, M 4 Responses Mar 3, 2007

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    I Wanted So Badly To Believe...

    About six months ago, there was an instant where I finally realized there is no god. It was a moment of exhaustion and despair.  Once things calmed down a bit, I thought that my faith would come back, even though my faith had always been far different than that of any...
    DeeJay30 DeeJay30 41-45, F 8 Responses Apr 1, 2010

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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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    I hate to stereotype God

    as some deity who takes pleasure in our suffering or humilation. Or God who claims to love us but does not interfere in the affairs of humans and sits upon his throne. I don't know what God is, or what a God is, or who he/she is. I do not pretend to know these things but I do...
    FainofHearts FainofHearts 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I understand that it's fun to have an all

    powerful imaginary friend. I also understand that there are countless ways people can cook up a whole set of rituals and fairy tales that make this game fun. But come on people! There is such a thing as taking this foolishness too far.
    onefootoutthedoor onefootoutthedoor 51-55, M 7 Responses Jan 25

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