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I Know Atheists Have the Same Rights As Theists

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 159 People

    Freedom of Speech

    Atheists are entitle to freedom of speech just like everyone else.  Unlike the theists, we do not preach hate or bigotry yet we are the most critized and most censored group in the US.  Why is this?
    NoGodsNoMasters NoGodsNoMasters 31-35, F 16 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    Texan Atheist

    I have lived in Texas all my life. Right in the middle of the bible belt. I am sure you all know about Texans after our famous last president...well if you dont let me give you an example of what I deal with on a daily basis. They still love G.W. Bush senior and junior, Obama is...
    Haveaniceday88 Haveaniceday88 22-25 4 Responses Sep 7, 2010

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    I Support Free Speech For Atheists

    I am not an atheist, but want to go on record as supporting atheists' right to free speech, on ep and elsewhere.
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 5 Responses Sep 23, 2009

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    Is That Even Questionable?

    In your country?  Where you all live, people?  When? Everybody is born an atheist. A completely pure clean consciousness. Only the society later makes the people what they are. Everybody is born an atheist. Most of you only do not know that, because you...
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 2 Responses Sep 14, 2009

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    Religious Freedom

    Regardless of what some would like to propagate, this country was founded on the principle of religious freedom.  That , by definition, includes the right not to believe at all..
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2009

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    Homo Sapiens

    We're are all a member of Homo Sapiens. It's down in our DNA, and not one of us can change that. We are all made equal by nature, whichever way you look at it. You don't believe in God? Fine. You believe there is a God? Ok then. You have no rights higher than mine. I...
    Emptysoul30 Emptysoul30 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 14, 2009

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    Realized I Am An Atheist

    I just left a church that harasses me at my job. They have been harassing me to the point of quitting and walking out. I am soooo pissed because I feel like they won. I recently found a new job and they are starting to show up at my new job pretending to be customers and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 5, 2013

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    What?

    By proclaiming the title of this group, one cannot help but assume the opposite - that you know atheists do not have the same rights as theists.  Otherwise, why state it?So, I'd like to see a list of rights atheists are denied - big, little, whatever.Don't discredit atheists...
    fascad3 fascad3 36-40, M 7 Responses Jan 28, 2010

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    Free Country

     While I myself am not Atheist nor belong to any religion I do believe that they should have just as much of a voice as everyone else out there. Everyone likes to say that America is a Christian nation but is it really? It shouldn't be, especially since it was founded by a...
    IWishIUnderstood IWishIUnderstood 22-25, M Jan 25, 2010

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    Really?

    Creation - A film about the life of Charles Darwin has yet to find an American distributor due to fears that the film is too controversial. The Passion Of The Christ, had no such trouble.   No, no it is not yet equal.   Just sayin...  
    deleted deleted 26-30 16 Responses Sep 28, 2009

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    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It hit me so hard last night and this morning. I know I will never be able to overcome my shyness/nervousness. I haven’t had not even one friend in going on seven years I haven...
    MadDog21 MadDog21 31-35, M Jan 10

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    Certainly getting that way!!! Although I wonder if it's more a matter of knowing I'm going to be late home that I hate!!
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    After my aunt died, I challenged god, if you're real send me a sign. I grew up with a very religious non denominational baptist family but I had a hard time believing in god. July...
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    As we daily go about our lives. We are constantly building and remodeling our walls of security. I like to call mine "prison". It is the daily defense to anything from something we...
    gowithmyheart gowithmyheart 56-60, M 2 Responses Jan 12

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    If Only Have you ever wanted something so badly, and then not get it? Whether it be a love interest, a job, or another opportunity, you were just sure would be the perfect fit...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 15 Responses Jan 13

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    My beauty sleep :( Now have to get ready for college
    NotKool NotKool 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I have to be early tomorrow, but I'm a night owl!!! Oh lorde!
    moonchildd moonchildd 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    bwah! Going skiing with my scool tomorrow. I will have to get up at five :(
    TinyTeacup TinyTeacup 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's now 12:37AM Sunday here and I have to wake up early again tomorrow for work. Sad life
    interstellartraveler interstellartraveler 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I think a lot people have this feeling on Sunday night
    Mrshouhou Mrshouhou 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm still hurting..... but does anyone really care? They don't really say anything. Just stare.
    Princessinmind Princessinmind 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I trust my own judgment when it comes to other people. If someone I found actually trustworthy turned their back on me, then it was likely something I did. *sigh* I am not so...
    MyNamesNotFrench MyNamesNotFrench 31-35 3 Responses Jan 4

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    Three of them, actually. They were my friends when they were here on Earth. I miss them, but they stay with me always. They keep me stronger than they were so i dont join them...
    BriFrey18 BriFrey18 13-15, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Monday mornings I always start off saying "ff****ccckkk!" in my head...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 15 Responses 5 days ago

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    I can't wait for the summer. so I can just stay in all day and sleep. right now I get up every morning at 6am:(
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    I'm trying to overcome it. It's difficult but not 100% impossible. I will get there, it takes time but it is making my new relationship hard. Something has triggered it. I've...
    topsykrit topsykrit 18-21, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Haunted Place - Horton Hotel LOCATION: One finds the elegant Horton Grand Hotel a few blocks west of the heart of the renovated Gaslamp (historical red-light) District, rebuilt...
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    I recently was diagnosed with FSH Muscular Dystrophy, which is a genetic disorder in my family. I know that if I have biological children they would have a 50% chance of having it...
    Rox21HL Rox21HL 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I dont know what is wrong with me...i cant help myslef and nobody can help me....im sick and tired of life...Im sick and tired of people thinking less of me all the time...Im sick...
    LegendBattles LegendBattles 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 7

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    You know that moment when you simply are tired of people arguing about religion? Doesn't matter who has the right answer. Instead of having an open conversation about this subject...
    paiva1904 paiva1904 18-21, M Jan 4

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    No...I didnt forget to post a photo of me... What I would like to know doesnt have to do at all with looks, by the way, the ones posting their photos, most of them taken from...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I do... and I don't... Like, I think my problem is that I trust people TO much. I put my complete trust into some people, tell them everything, and put faith into them, just for...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    Misophonia literally translates into 'hatred of sound,' and I have it. A misophonia sufferer has certain 'trigger sounds,' that are generally quiet, soft and repetitive, and most...
    Ceredwyn2000 Ceredwyn2000 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    13rianne 13rianne 18-21, F Jan 15

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    1993atnomkal 1993atnomkal 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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    Just want to let you know, I have moved. If you and Sammy tire of each other, and you want to come back here, my phone number is the same. Got out of the apartment and have a...
    candysucker candysucker 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    I didn't realize I have been comparing myself to my friends my entire life. I am on the left. I feel very insecure because my 3 year old daughter said my friend here on the right...
    tlee5001 tlee5001 22-25, F 47 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    If I had one wish; I would wish for everyone to have a good life. To not have to worry about paying their next bill, or to go out or stay in, or to deal with any negatively...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Jan 1

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    I decided to ask my doctor if I could have an EEG test to see if they could record my rapid nerve vibrations, since I thought it could prove that my twitching and j e r k I n g...
    Boshie Boshie 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Hello I am 20 year old iam an engineer student I live with my family (it's normal in my country) i used to be happy or normal with no problem but i was think differently than...
    mohammdomoush mohammdomoush 18-21, M Jan 11