New atheist introducing myself :-)
Hey there everybody :-) I'm a new member to the forum and a new atheist. I've been raised as a Christian through my whole life and have been experiencing doubts since I was 16 (21 now). I've been going through some rough patches with sick family,a deceased father,brother I haven't talked to in 10 years,etc. All my family would say is God puts us through these things to show his power. I thought that was the most selfish bullshit I have ever heard in my life. I no longer feel looked out for by a higher being. I look out for my family & friends and they look out for me. I love my family and I haven't yet quite opened up the can of worms about my beliefs. I'm sure I will in time when I am good and ready. Anyway my girlfriend encouraged me to join this forum. I would like to feel apart and join in discussions with fellow thinking minds.