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06-02-2014, 11:41 AM
RE: Looking for deconversion advice?
My friends call me: FC, Circumference (Girly does anyway)
Background: Roman Catholic
Degree of deconversion pain: medium to low. Family pressure has been ugly at times.
Type of support offered (practical / empathetic / sympathetic): practical

Throughout history conversions happen at the point of a sword, deconversions at the point of a pen - FC

I am quite sure now that often, very often, in matters concerning religion and politics a man's reasoning powers are not above the monkey's. - Mark Twain in Eruption
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06-02-2014, 03:55 PM
RE: Looking for deconversion advice?
How does the family feel about priests molesting children?

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06-02-2014, 04:50 PM
RE: Looking for deconversion advice?
(06-02-2014 03:55 PM)Minimalist Wrote:  How does the family feel about priests molesting children?

Who are you referring to?
What does that subject have to do with this thread?
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06-02-2014, 05:51 PM
RE: Looking for deconversion advice?
My friends call me: Dee
Background: neutral then JW then 8 years Methodist--studied to become minister
Degree of deconversion pain: very painful and slow--education helped
Type of support offered: practical

"If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story." Orson Welles
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06-02-2014, 06:12 PM
RE: Looking for deconversion advice?
My friends call me: Maro
Background: Roman Catholic
Degree of deconversion pain: None
Type of support offered: practical

“The first duty of a man is to think for himself” ― José Martí
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06-02-2014, 06:39 PM
RE: Looking for deconversion advice?
My friends call me: Phillip
Background: Baptized Catholic, raised secular, athiest as a teen, became enamored with Buddhism, pretended to be Lutheran, now back to Athiesm.
Degree of deconversion pain: severe mental trauma from repression of the urge to beat fundees about the head with their bible Evil_monster otherwise none.
Type of support offered: practical, empathetic.

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06-02-2014, 09:22 PM (This post was last modified: 06-02-2014 09:26 PM by GirlyMan.)
RE: Looking for deconversion advice?
My friends call me: Fat Boy
Background: Lutheran
Degree of deconversion pain: None. "How's this bullshit snakeoil promise of a postmortem preservation of identity supposed to work again?"
Type of support offered (practical / empathetic / sympathetic): Be your own personal Jesus bitches. Tongue




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17-02-2014, 04:39 PM
RE: Looking for deconversion advice?
My friends call me: Not appropriate for this setting Big Grin
Background: Baptized Roman Catholic (not by choice)
Degree of deconversion pain: None
Type of support offered (practical / empathetic / sympathetic): Practical

"Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?”

-Epicurus
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17-02-2014, 05:36 PM
RE: Looking for deconversion advice?
My Friends Call Me: Ivan
Background: Roman Catholic
Degree of conversion pain: Medium, ongoing. Married to a believer who does not understand.
Type of support offered: Practical


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17-02-2014, 06:20 PM
RE: Looking for deconversion advice?
My friends call me: Angie
Background: Raised Roman Catholic...Catholic schools, etc.
Degree of deconversion pain: Some early struggle, generally low
Type of support offered (practical / empathetic / sympathetic): Will help any way I can

See here they are, the bruises, some were self-inflicted and some showed up along the way. - JF
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