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According to just released 2018 data from the General Social Survey, “Nones” are now the largest single “religious” demographic in the country (23.1%), statistically tied with Catholics (23.0%) and just above evangelical Christians (22.5%)....
By AtheistNews 5 4 comments TN Mar 22
Did Jesus Christ commit sins? That depends on what counts as a sin, so I've used various criteria. I have also used how he was depicted in the canonical Gospels. Here is which ones he has committed of the Seven Deadly Sins of medieval Catholicism....
By lpetrich 4 6 comments OR Mar 22
Here's one issue i never could understand about god when i was a church attending christian. If God is all powerful and all knowing then why would he get so mad when people sin against him. Wouldn't already know they would do it when he created ...
By abyers1970 4 11 comments GA Mar 22
Many here might look at this and say "That's why I am agnostic/atheist" or whatever. But I don't think this would actually change anyone's mind. This does demonstrate why religion is bad. I'm always told by believers that without religion or the fear...
By CK-One 6 4 comments WA Mar 22
The Logic of Indecision: If you say you are agnostic, you are saying that you do not know, but the implication is that you believe there is insufficient evidence and that no one else should claim to know either. If you say that you are ...
By WilliamFleming 7 17 comments AL Mar 22
LINK Tyson is recalling 69,000 pounds of chicken strips after customers complained they contained metal - AOL Finance
By IAJO163 7 15 comments PA Mar 22
I want to bash religion here and in no way am I bashing a fallen country music star. I want to make this clear in the beginning. This is also why I am not using his name, but it can be looked up. He was making a music video in Houston and a gun ...
By DenoPenno 8 13 comments MO Mar 22
What do you do when religious people knock?
By celticagent 7 24 comments MA Mar 22
"If you want to turn out an atheist child, unconditional love constantly is a good way to do it." -Penn Jillette I don't even know what my kids believe. It's not my business. After we left Christianity, I converted to Judaism in my quest for ...
By Knitfreak 7 8 comments MI Mar 22
POLL So, as I rattle around here in the bowels of this beast during half time of the various first 4 playoff games, a thought came to me in a rather reverse (female) bukaki-esque fashion... I looked at the following and something occurred to me - ...
By GnosticLove 3 6 comments VA Mar 22
If America has known peace for only 17 years since 1776, does that make them the most aggressive nation in the past 200 odd years ?
By Green_lucifer 3 13 comments Australia Mar 21
I am Mufassil Islam. Probably one of the most well known faces on social media as an apostate from Islam who is under constant death threat. Trying to unite apostates from all religions to help the suffering ex Muslims worldwide. I now head an ...
By mufassil 2 13 comments UK Mar 21
"Standing in a church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car." George Carlin
By WilliamCharles 7 10 comments CA Mar 21
"You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do." Anne Lamott
By WilliamCharles 7 8 comments CA Mar 21
Why do people believe in God?
By Ilovefood 4 11 comments WA Mar 21
I really had not considered the "Is atheism another religion" argument and the first four of the NCAA March Madness is underway I think I will pass. Beside I have started taking prebiotic fiber supplements and I have already dealt with my quote...
By GnosticLove 3 4 comments VA Mar 21
SCIENCE, PHILOSOPHY, RELIGION With SCIENCE, assertions not only have to be reasonable, they also have to be supported by empirical evidence. With PHILOSOPHY, assertions only have to be reasonable. With RELIGION, assertions neither have to be ...
By permanwilson 7 5 comments NJ Mar 21
LINK FL Bill Forcing Public High Schools to Offer Bible Classes Passes First Hurdle | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
By zblaze 7 12 comments OR Mar 21
LINK Pope meets with Mormon leadership in Rome to dedicate temple - Religion News Service
By zblaze 7 5 comments OR Mar 21
Catholic priest accused of groping woman during last rites – FOX2now.com [fox2now.com]
By Charliesey 6 6 comments FL Mar 21
People are desperate for the Messiah alright! [thevintagenews.com]
By Allamanda 6 9 comments Virgin Islands, U.S. Mar 21
POLL Will they ever get tired of "atheism is just another religion" argument?
By KenChang 7 21 comments WA Mar 21
LINK The Latest: Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion law signed
By Elganned 7 7 comments MI Mar 21
Howdy Folks, I am new and desperately in need of kindred spirits for discussing mutual beliefs. Being as we are smothered in the bible belt surrounded by "believers" its hard to find support outside religion. Is it just me or does anyone else ...
By Coyote1 3 24 comments MO Mar 21
Some of the most truly nasty people I ever met, and fortunately there were not many, espoused extreme altruistic doctrines like Christianity. Such subcultures become easy feeding grounds for hypocrites and criminals because they rarely call people to...
By Fernapple 7 9 comments UK Mar 21
Awesome moment at work. I get called into a meeting where they want my approval to bump some work out to a later date. I asked a few questions did some quick research and then approved the request. ‘Sue’ says: Thank you Jesus Me reply’s: ...
By GwenBFree 5 12 comments FL Mar 21
Just read a piece on a scientist that had been awarded a big award, that said atheism could not follow the method of science....or something...then went on to say this institute had spent some big money to study "non-believers", .....trying to find ...
By HankSherman 7 12 comments TX Mar 21
Many with religious viewpoints say that religion makes them better as people,so it must be true. That's a fallacy. Yes I have no doubt that people became better morally ,but does that make Mormon ism true or any other superstition true? I could ...
By Dogpound10 2 11 comments OK Mar 21
I want to see what other people think about the phrase 'callout culture'. I saw it used in an article and discovered a discussion about it in "Wired", which I attach below. From what I understand, sharing instances of racism and bigotry somehow ...
By mojo5501 6 4 comments WI Mar 21
Atheism is just another religion. Here’s why: 1. You spend too much time thinking about the existence of God. 2. You attempt to convince others of your belief, and get angry when they don’t subscribe. 3. You sometimes establish churches and...
By Mark958 3 52 comments VA Mar 21
LINK In Texas, a Quiet Effort to Protect 'Conversion Therapy' Is Underway - Rewire.News
By Elganned 7 7 comments MI Mar 21
In response to the suggestion that the local state parliament cease to say the Lord's Prayer each morning I wrote the following Agnostic's and Atheist's daily statement for use in a supposedly secular country. I will be delighted to read other's ...
By FrayedBear 9 4 comments Australia Mar 21
The Emptiness of Atomic Space. Given that all atoms (hence all matter) are roughly 99.999% empty space, you’d think that all physical substances of near equal density and thickness should be equally transparent (or opaque). But that’s not the...
By johnprytz 7 9 comments Australia Mar 21
There is going to be a demonstation in my town tomorrow at Friday prayer time, outside the mosque, to show support for the local muslims, in the aftermath of the Christchurch shooting. While I would uphold the right of people to believe any nonsense ...
By CeliaVL 7 35 comments UK Mar 21
March 23rd is International Atheist Day. [atheistrepublic.com]
By JoplinAtheist1 6 6 comments MO Mar 21
Just recently was pretty much forced out of a relationship. The reason... she found out I was an atheist. I’m guessing I’m not the only one I could use some words of encouragement right about now.
By hwidtyayth 3 20 comments TN Mar 21
Atheism vs. Scientific Method
By jonevanmoore 4 15 comments OR Mar 21
Can you be atheist and agnostic?
By Trinityp333 3 24 comments TN Mar 21
Is it better to remain in the closet or profess your disbelief? I have been an atheist for a few months now after a lifetime of guilt, shame and indoctrination. I am a member of a church with my believing wife (she knows) and my beautiful ...
By Snake91 3 11 comments GA Mar 20
Let's make our spring a fabulous. Time ... Ok ?? :d hugs... Tc... Be safe ...... Peace & love !!
By Green13Purple 2 4 comments CA Mar 20
I used to be a passive atheist but now I am a very militant one.
By Wrytyr 7 12 comments CA Mar 20
[elpais.com] The Spanish play, "God has a Vagina", has Christian lawers up in arms! Good!!
By Petter 8 12 comments Spain Mar 20
Forgive me if this has been posted about already, but with the obvious association of agnosticism with reason, skepticism, and rational thought, I'm interested in the general disposition and reactions of the agnostic community toward the current US ...
By SortaStoic 3 6 comments MA Mar 20
I'm new at this and I don't have many Questions
By CharlesMorris 3 9 comments IN Mar 20
Non-biased opinions. Who is more likely to help humanity more when winning the lottery... Religious or non-religious minded people?
By SeamusFarrell 4 6 comments AR Mar 20
Tonight 2 guys from the church of jesus chrit of latter day saints can to my door I said not interested and then shut the door in their face. So they stuffed my mail slot with business cards HOW MATURE IS THAT
By DavidGreen1 5 22 comments UK Mar 20
I Have A Dream: What if we (Atheist / Agnostics / Freethinkers / Humanist and Free People of All Kind ) had our own country. What kind of country we should create. If you could envision it in the future... What would you envision? What are your ...
By missgi 4 34 comments CA Mar 20
Atheist spotlight.. Musician and composer Danny Elfman has been atheist since the age of 12. He was the lead singer and songwriter of the popular band Oingo Boingo that was based out of Los Angeles. He wrote songs challenging socialism and communism,...
By repubatheists 7 10 comments CA Mar 20
Catholic Church scandal: 395 Illinois priests, deacons accused of sexual misconduct [usatoday.com] via @usatoday
By Charliesey 6 7 comments FL Mar 20
LINK PHILOSOPHICALLY SPEAKING | An Atheist with a Tall Hat On: The Forgotten History of Agnosticism - TheHumanist.com
By zblaze 7 8 comments OR Mar 20
I don't know about you but when I was quite young, I thought I had failed if I were to change an idea, plan or decision I made. I must have chosen wrong to begin with, right? I'd fight changing my mind, I didn't want to be wrong. But this is ...
By BeeHappy 8 11 comments NV Mar 20
LINK Satirical Story on Harris Treated as Fact
By Elganned 7 6 comments MI Mar 20
While contemplating the existence of Christian's god, a hobby, a came upon this thought. The Christian god by definition has no beginning or ending, infinite existence. So, this Christian god decides to create man. When he creates man, he ...
By Tomm 5 15 comments OR Mar 20
"I am a born-again atheist, so there isn't going to be a funeral. I will be buried in a linen wrap in a cardboard coffin in my forest with an oak tree planted on my head." -Felix Dennis This sounds like a nice idea. Had I not already decided my ...
By Knitfreak 7 23 comments MI Mar 20
Funko Pops! I recently kicked off a new hobby collecting some of those Funko Pops. But sparsely and only what interests me. But I noticed on YouTube that there are real fanatics out there with thousands of them in their collections and even some ...
By johnprytz 7 10 comments Australia Mar 20
One time i went to a church group for a friend. They began discussing music and satanism....i then took it upon myself to show them true satanic black metal. I could no longer abide them labeling Metallica as devil music lol. Soooooo i introduced ...
By Charles9488 4 9 comments MS Mar 20
POLL Interesting results from Europe. One in four went AI. [rt.com] Let's see how my agnostic brethren feel. "Who would you rather make important government decisions?
By powder 8 7 comments Australia Mar 20
Jesus take the wheel...
By GeorgeRocheleau 8 13 comments AZ Mar 20
Today's new site feature In groups, you can now see which posts are trending this week based on comments and likes. To see it, click on the "+More" button then on the new Trending" option. If you're a group owner, you can see stats for ...
By Admin 8 6 comments Online Mar 20
Some bizarre parallel universe.
By dokala 7 9 comments MD Mar 19
A question for strong supporters of the state of Israel. What attracted you to an agnostic site when you support a theist state? If you dispute it is a theist state, the Jewish state, then please explain to me why Israeli's insist that Jerusalem be...
By powder 8 15 comments Australia Mar 19
Any reason the Apple app has decided to open to the Groups page instead of the home page now? Thanks.
By flithyMONKEYmen 6 10 comments VA Mar 19
LINK 10 easy ways you can tell for yourself that the Earth is not flat | Popular Science
By balou 8 10 comments TX Mar 19
LINK 151 - Will We Destroy the Future?
By zblaze 7 6 comments OR Mar 19
In appreciation for agnostic. The logical way to go. "...atheism should be construed as the proposition that God does not exist (or, more broadly, the proposition that there are no gods)." [plato.stanford.edu] Atheism has burdon of proof....
By Antifred 7 22 comments TX Mar 19
As a parent of a special needs child with ADD i get frustrated in search of ways to make my child act the way i want him to. Through my frustration to make him mind, I've actually contemplated telling him that if he doesn't act right then the boogie...
By abyers1970 4 13 comments GA Mar 19
Is the "afterlife" possible without a god or gods?
By Storm1752 6 34 comments FL Mar 19
Is the "afterlife" possible without a god or gods?
By Storm1752 6 7 comments FL Mar 19
West Virginia sues Catholic diocese, charging that it knowingly employed pedophiles. [msn.com]
By Elganned 7 5 comments MI Mar 19
Why Did God Create Atheists? There is a famous story told in Hasidic literature that addresses this very question. The Master teaches the student that God created everything in the world to be appreciated, since everything is here to teach us a ...
By Biosteelman 6 7 comments NV Mar 19
I first heard this Harvard Math Professor when, in the late 50s, I was in grade 7 or 8. A classmate brought some of his records into class. Yep vinyl! He is the most irreverent satirist who saw everything as grist for his mill. This is a religious ...
By ToolGuy 7 12 comments Canada Mar 19
What is your idea of a good death?
By MarikaHandakas 3 57 comments PA Mar 19
Does science reject atheism?
By Welsh_dude 4 20 comments CO Mar 19
What's your favorite atheist show/podcast?
By celticagent 7 9 comments MA Mar 19
Jesus arrives for the second coming. What entrance music does he use and why? (Again, these prompts are for fun— be creative!)
By flithyMONKEYmen 6 33 comments VA Mar 19
I have discovered a niche profession and looking with a cursory glance on the internet I have found no one listed, aside from historical references. Sin Eater. Why not? Learn a few Latin phrases, don't eat before my meal (albeit, I am not going to ...
By Beowulfsfriend 8 5 comments PA Mar 19
LINK The TRUTH about the Christchurch mosque - YouTube
By SidneyWinston 5 10 comments Canada Mar 19
LINK 12,000 Doctors Urge the USDA to Issue Dairy Warning | LIVEKINDLY
By SkotlandSkye 8 4 comments OK Mar 19
Sooooo many questions...
By flithyMONKEYmen 6 5 comments VA Mar 19
Well that was fun and intriguing. I recently posted: Space (A.K.A. Outer Space, Cosmological Space) is not an empty void, not free of substance or form and set off a firestorm by a handful of commenters. I think I have uncovered a cult-like group...
By TheAstroChuck 8 17 comments NY Mar 19
Another potential relationship ruined because I won't be in a threesome with him, and his god. I need to move out of the bible belt before I even think about dating again. Funny how I can accept other people's faith, but they can't accept my lack ...
By Karna 3 26 comments SC Mar 19
Which of the following persons really existed?
By Matias 7 10 comments Germany Mar 19
Every French man, woman, juvenile, or infant consumes 44,2 litres of wine every year. This volume puts them on the podium in second potion … after the Vatican whose predominantly catholic population consumes a whopping 73,8 litres pc between the ...
By PontifexMarximus 7 4 comments Australia Mar 19
Ilhan Omar is not deserving of her seat in The House. She is openly and unapologetically anti-Jew in her rhetoric and ideology. No Jew should support this bigoted Democrat Party in the US. It's enough that religion has destroyed the fabric of the...
By SidneyWinston 5 54 comments Canada Mar 19
I haven’t seen anything here about Alabama being the first state to introduce Sharia law. Reportedly, a bill was introduced that would prohibit a woman getting an abortion without the father’s permission. Given the anti-Islam sentiment in red ...
By Rghurst 4 21 comments PA Mar 18
My mom is threatening not to come to my wedding because it's not a religious ceremony. sigh
By Lemons 5 52 comments IL Mar 18
POLL Was jesus entirely made up
By Shanemonty4 3 17 comments FL Mar 18
"God is in control" was said to me this week-end. I let it slide by without comment, because the person who said it is hypersensitive about her Christian religion. But the more I thought about it, the more stupid and insulting to my intelligence it ...
By 33Virginia 3 25 comments TX Mar 18
Does the Phrase "Sunday best" (usually applied to clothing and widely used in the UK at least by christians and others) mean anything to you now. What use did it serve within Christianity ? What use could it be to the non religious including you? ...
By Mcflewster 7 13 comments UK Mar 18
LINK Netanyahu tells Arab citizens they’re not real Israelis
By Elganned 7 7 comments MI Mar 18
LINK U.S. Supreme Court rejects Hawaii B&B that refused to serve lesbian couple
By Elganned 7 10 comments MI Mar 18
What does the “H.” in “Jesus H. Christ” stand for? (Be creative— this is intended to be fun!)
By flithyMONKEYmen 6 71 comments VA Mar 18
Pure Space Is Just An Absolute State of Nothingness, and the Big Bang Event Didn’t Create Squat! There has been quite some debate over a number of posts about the exact nature of space and time and how all of that relates back to the nature of ...
By johnprytz 7 12 comments Australia Mar 18
Arrived in Budapest on the 16th of March. We will be here until the 17th of May. Love to meetup with any fellow agnostics travelling to this area.
By Lorajay 7 4 comments OK Mar 18
What do you say to the law of conservation of energy argument? That the universe cannot have created itself because of said law and therefor must have been created by something that can operate outside of said law, which is God?
By august03 2 16 comments Uganda Mar 18
Ok, time to talk about hipocrisy, but this time in our own site. One would think that a site that only has adult people who voluntarily join to be among free thinkers and non believers, who are by now free of the usual hang ups that religion loves to...
By Mofo1953 7 31 comments FL Mar 18
Illogical atheist requires supernatural proof?
By Antifred 7 10 comments TX Mar 18
Proud agnostic? Report over here for a meeting haha. I'm hyped
By Jack4Me 3 7 comments GA Mar 17
Wedding vows. Are atheists vows stronger than religious vows?
By missgi 4 31 comments CA Mar 17
We're Facing a Global Movement of White Hate
By LiterateHiker 8 23 comments WA Mar 17
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