I Don't Believe In God

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    I used to believe in God.

    I grew up in a religious home. We went to church twice on Sunday, once on Wednesday. My beliefs started changing in my early twenties. I developed a strong interest in science. No one ever told me to think differently. I began thinking for myself. There are some things I miss...
    Jononymous Jononymous
    26-30, M
    Feb 22, 2016

    I don't. Simple as that.

    I don't think I ever did. I grew up in a pretty Christian home but ever since a young age I've always refused to go to church. It was always so boring and I didn't understand anything that was going on. I also don't believe in God because I've never seen the guy. I won't believe...
    TheDarkestZero TheDarkestZero
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 21, 2016

    I swear, sometimes I think I read through some

    posts/comments just because I "enjoy" the stupidity. After about 2 comments from most Christians trying to defend against non-believers, I remember how much of a headache it causes me -.- I suppose I can see how those who grew up in the religion, still believe as adults. What I...
    northerncountrygirl2000 northerncountrygirl2000
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Apr 6, 2016


    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
    22-25, M
    7 Responses Jul 26, 2007

    There could be a God,

    Goddess, or Life force that runs or created the cosmos, but I don't believe in God in the Earthly religious sense and doctrine. I don't believe in Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Norse religion, Scientology, or any other man-made religion. It's just a way to conceptualize their...
    brownowleyes brownowleyes
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Jan 20, 2016

    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
    26-30, F
    32 Responses Jan 7, 2014

    I'm the only one in my family

    who doesn't believe in God. I respect everyone's religion though, as long as they aren't drived to do nasty stuff cause of it.
    Addy123x Addy123x
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Feb 10, 2016

    I am way beyond god idea right now There is

    nothing can make me belive in this idea again
    AutoLove0 AutoLove0
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 18, 2016

    Even if religious people are right i would

    rather burn in hell for all eternity than worship the monster that created it.
    deleted deleted
    13 Responses Feb 11, 2016

    Why would I put my trust in a person

    that has done JACK **** for me. Seriously. If he's so freaking "great" why are so many people suffering. Dying. I respect Christians, and other religions. Because it's not my life and you should be allowed to worship whatever you want. But don't try to brainwash me into...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Oct 7, 2015

    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
    10 Responses Nov 10, 2014

    It just drives me up a wall

    when a crisis happens and the first thing people say is "The good lord saved me." Mmkay. Well I'm guessing your God condones favoritism too. What a nonsensical thing to believe. What about the hospital patient who was lying in the bed next to you and suffering from the exact...
    FabledTacoOfDoom FabledTacoOfDoom
    22-25, M
    6 Responses Jan 28, 2016

    I don't believe in the concept of God

    that people hold. I don't believe that any consciousness/person created everything, and definitely not for the sake of being worshipped. But I do believe in gods and goddesses on a less extreme level.
    PendulEmPlum PendulEmPlum
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Feb 11, 2016

    I won't claim to know,

    but I also choose not to believe due to a lack of evidence or any reason to do so. When I put critical thought into the subject, it just becomes another question. When I consider morality when it comes to a god, I find that it would be flawed just like we are. What's sad to me...
    OrganicMachina OrganicMachina
    36-40, M
    6 Responses Jan 26, 2016

    The world is in devastation.

    Wars are happening, torture, murder, rape, yet I'm expected to believe in someone that easily has the power to fix this. You say it's the devil's work, but isn't god supposed to be stronger than the devil? Couldn't he combat the evil and easily win? Why would he create the devil...
    BeautifulMistake21 BeautifulMistake21
    18-21, F
    16 Responses Jan 7, 2016

    Religion is for those

    who are scared of going to hell. Spirituality is for those who've already been there.
    selina1986 selina1986
    31-35, F
    Feb 10, 2016
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie
    22-25, F
    Mar 16, 2016

    Okay, so there are people

    that KNOW he exists, but how? What has he done for you? My mom is a hardcore Christian, and I don't understand. Some of the people at her church are seriously so ******* crazy. Like if someone drops a spoon and picks it up they're like "I thank you lord for giving me the...
    deleted deleted
    30 Responses Sep 18, 2015

    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

    I hate that the fact

    that all soo called god are all the same if you really think about it but nobody but me in my family understand that.
    JerichoM JerichoM
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 10, 2016

    I don't like the Christian God.

    I have had many years with this particular God and I have been nothing but disappointed.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Mar 16, 2016

    Coming from a Catholic family,

    I used to believe in God, but over the years I realized it doesn't make sense how he can exist when there's no personal proof. Science and evolution on the other hand I've always believed in. All the research just made more sense to me than "the bible says..." However, I do have...
    Marigirl128 Marigirl128
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Mar 16, 2016

    Maybe that's where I've been going wrong.

    I've been starting to think about this a lot recently
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Mar 16, 2016

    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

    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

    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

    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

    people ask me why as an Atheist i still say OH

    MY GOD. it makes perfect sense. we say OMG when something is UNBELIEVABLE
    ArminP4E ArminP4E
    22-25, M
    6 Responses Oct 16, 2015

    I know He truly exists,

    though I don't believe most of the things in the Bible starting with the creation stories, they make no sense to me at all so I would rather go with Darwin's Theory. Despite all this, I don't like Him as much as am expected to. I don't think He likes me either and people like me...
    dollarsigns dollarsigns
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Jan 19, 2016

    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
    18-21, F
    6 Responses May 16, 2007

    I don't want to believe in a God

    who does nothing for a four year old getting raped and everything that happens in the world cause if there is a god he doesn't care about me or anyone else they say everything has a reason I refuse to believe that and I refuse to believe in God
    Kaitlynw01 Kaitlynw01
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 11, 2016

    No way. Or any other religions

    for that matter. They're all the same. Cults that brainwash people from a young age into believing that a "man in the sky" will decide whether they go to a cold place or a hot place.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Aug 12, 2015

    I used to attend church

    and be a believer but after having none of my prayers answered, I gave up on that. Its not like I was praying for a Mercedes. Its more like I'd pray for world peace and the US would start bombing someone. If god aint gonna acknowledge me, then there's nothing for me to...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock
    46-50, M
    6 Responses Feb 11, 2016

    I really hate the stupid sh*t the Quran makes

    people do. Same with the Bible. They're both contradictory pieces of garbage written by who knows. Both tell you to help the poor, but both approve of slavery. Aren't slaves, you know, poor? Woman can't drive because of the Quran, and white supremacists love the Bible...
    BenBrown25663 BenBrown25663
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Feb 10, 2016

    Who answers questions

    and requests from millions of people at one time? Who is always there with you? Who has all the answers? Her name is Siri.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 20, 2016

    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
    13 Responses Dec 13, 2006
    Kaitlynw01 Kaitlynw01
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Apr 4, 2016

    I'm tired of being attacked by my religious

    friends for not believing. No matter how much I explain my reasoning, they are relentless. Why do I have to justify myself all the time? When will they have to do the justifying?
    tturbulence tturbulence
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Feb 14, 2016

    I don't think that God is real

    and if he is then he is the worst most evil thing to ever be
    Skypal Skypal
    26-30, F
    25 Responses Apr 5, 2016

    please don't judge or hate me.

    .. but I simply can't believe in what makes absolutely no sense to me.... I was raised to believe in god and being a Christian but with time and experience I realized how stupid and ignorant I've been life as we know it revolves around death in everyway yet I am meant to believe...
    passionat3kiss3s passionat3kiss3s
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Feb 9, 2016

    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

    That doesn't mean that I hate your god.

    One cannot hate something that does not exist. I do not believe in unicorns either. Or pots of gold at the end of a rainbow. Fables are nice to tell stories. But, there is no god. It's best to understand the difference between story and reality.
    Some1umayNo Some1umayNo
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Feb 20, 2016

    Bible and Quran are so merciless,

    actually. in quran women are not equal to men. men can hit their wifes, as long as there is not bleeding.
    darklotus01 darklotus01
    13-15, T
    2 Responses Feb 11, 2016

    I don't care if God exists.

    If God existed then I doubt it cares about humanity.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Oct 17, 2015

    I don't believe in God

    and I feel good about that.
    elliemv elliemv
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Aug 15, 2015

    There is not a single religion

    that can survive two words : "prove it"
    ArminP4E ArminP4E
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Sep 20, 2015

    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

    Not really a fan of him.

    .. i mean there could be a god you know and a satan like from paranormal hauntings, but that guy jesus that everyone talks about is just total bs now... like really.. hes somewhere dead on earth and thats it, he aint giving anyone luck, or whatever.. its just fate and life...
    Rokas2260 Rokas2260
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Apr 20, 2016

    "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

    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
    46 Responses Jun 3, 2009
    KatieTreat KatieTreat
    51-55, T
    1 Response Apr 20, 2016

    I like to think of myself

    as agnostic cause it makes me feel better... Lol
    MildImplosion MildImplosion
    16-17, M
    Feb 11, 2016
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