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25-01-2013, 08:38 AM
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(24-01-2013 09:26 PM)GirlyMan Wrote:  
(24-01-2013 08:53 PM)Chas Wrote:  And reason is the answer.
I see it more as a navigational system, kinda like GPS for metaphysics.

Yeah, I can go with that. Consider

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25-01-2013, 10:16 AM
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My name is Paula. I've been calling myself an atheist for about 8 year now. It came about after delving into the faith of my childhood and teenage years in my mid 20's. I realized it was all bunk.

I'm more or less open about it. I usually use the term humanist, just because it tells more about what I do believe than what I don't.

I live just north of Houston, TX, and religiosity abounds! No

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25-01-2013, 03:13 PM
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I'm a Christian and a newbie here and would love advice re: handling myself that are ways that are forum appropriate, so I can learn and contribute to some vigorous discussion, which I'd love, without getting banned, which I'd not love so much.
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25-01-2013, 03:33 PM
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You wont get banned unless you give reason to.

Being misinformed is not one of them.

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25-01-2013, 03:37 PM (This post was last modified: 25-01-2013 05:04 PM by GirlyMan.)
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(25-01-2013 03:13 PM)PleaseJesus Wrote:  I'm a Christian and a newbie here and would love advice re: handling myself that are ways that are forum appropriate, so I can learn and contribute to some vigorous discussion, which I'd love, without getting banned, which I'd not love so much.
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Welcome PleaseJesus! Check out the Ask a Theist thread. Goddam nihilist posing as a delusional Calvinist has the highest rep on the entire fucking forum. He handles himself quite well. Yes

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25-01-2013, 05:28 PM
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Hi y'all. I live in the southern US, am 53 years old, been in IT since 1981 and was on the front lines of building the early Internet. I was forced, by my mother, to attend a Pentecost church 4 times/week until I rebelled at age of 14 because I couldn't take the non-sense anymore. I've been atheist since age 15. I've raised two wonderful beautiful talented well adjusted daughters (21 & 25) as free-thinkers who are also atheists. I have a 2YO grandson. I'm a serious guitarist since the age of nine. I look forward to jumping in lots of discussions. Thanks!

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25-01-2013, 05:35 PM
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(25-01-2013 05:28 PM)MrBean Wrote:  Hi y'all. I live in the southern US, am 53 years old, been in IT since 1981 and was on the front lines of building the early Internet. I was forced, by my mother, to attend a Pentecost church 4 times/week until I rebelled at age of 14 because I couldn't take the non-sense anymore. I've been atheist since age 15. I've raised two wonderful beautiful talented well adjusted daughters (21 & 25) as free-thinkers who are also atheists. I have a 2YO grandson. I'm a serious guitarist since the age of nine. I look forward to jumping in lots of discussions. Thanks!
Welcome, I hope you join in and enjoy the forum.

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25-01-2013, 05:53 PM
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(25-01-2013 10:16 AM)plav74 Wrote:  My name is Paula. I've been calling myself an atheist for about 8 year now. It came about after delving into the faith of my childhood and teenage years in my mid 20's. I realized it was all bunk.

I'm more or less open about it. I usually use the term humanist, just because it tells more about what I do believe than what I don't.

I live just north of Houston, TX, and religiosity abounds! No

See ya 'round
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25-01-2013, 05:54 PM
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(25-01-2013 05:28 PM)MrBean Wrote:  Hi y'all. I live in the southern US, am 53 years old, been in IT since 1981 and was on the front lines of building the early Internet. I was forced, by my mother, to attend a Pentecost church 4 times/week until I rebelled at age of 14 because I couldn't take the non-sense anymore. I've been atheist since age 15. I've raised two wonderful beautiful talented well adjusted daughters (21 & 25) as free-thinkers who are also atheists. I have a 2YO grandson. I'm a serious guitarist since the age of nine. I look forward to jumping in lots of discussions. Thanks!
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25-01-2013, 05:55 PM
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(25-01-2013 05:35 PM)Chas Wrote:  
(25-01-2013 05:28 PM)MrBean Wrote:  Hi y'all. I live in the southern US, am 53 years old, been in IT since 1981 and was on the front lines of building the early Internet. I was forced, by my mother, to attend a Pentecost church 4 times/week until I rebelled at age of 14 because I couldn't take the non-sense anymore. I've been atheist since age 15. I've raised two wonderful beautiful talented well adjusted daughters (21 & 25) as free-thinkers who are also atheists. I have a 2YO grandson. I'm a serious guitarist since the age of nine. I look forward to jumping in lots of discussions. Thanks!
Welcome, I hope you join in and enjoy the forum.

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That's why I knew I would fit in just fine. Tongue

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