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Religion & Spirituality
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Momen
Has your interest in religion increased or decreased after leaving your religion? Why?
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News & Links
1 month ago1m

Posted by snytiger6
LINKThe Mormon Church May Excommunicate a Sex Therapist Who Puts Science Over Dogma | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Atheists for Liberty
1 month ago1m

Posted by atheistsliberty
"While not a federal crime, religious courts have broad jurisdiction over apostasy and conversion, and punishments vary from state to state. Those who attempt to leave Islam are often persecuted by religious police, jailed or sent to rehabilitation ...
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Posts
Mar 28Mar 28

Posted by phxbillcee
Weekend Update: Bowen Yang on the Rise of Anti-Asian Hate Crimes - SNL
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News & Links
Jan 26Jan 26

Posted by tsallinia
Humanists UK, Atheist Alliance International or National Secular Society?
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Survivors of roman catholicism
Jan 11Jan 11

Posted by yvilletom
Have you heard nuns or priests speak of apostasy or apostates? I heard those terms often. A few years ago checked the Oxford English D. It says the word is from the ancient Greek for runaway slave.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jan 6Jan 6

Posted by waitingforgodo
By now you will have heard the news that agnostic.com has been taken over by, heaven forfend, a group of atheists. Theists, deists, pantheists, apatheists, atheists, agnostics, nullifidians and fsm adherents on the al dente ceiling of reality, ...
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News & Links
Dec 8, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKCongressman Calls for “Global Repeal of Blasphemy, Heresy, and Apostasy Laws” | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Religion & Spirituality
Sep 14, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Biblebeltskeptic
Is the end of the world happening this week?
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General & Hellos
Aug 22, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by QuidamOutrepont
Today is the first International Apostasy Day! 22 August 2020 is being established as the first Apostasy Day by an international coalition of ex-Muslim organisations.
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News & Links
Aug 21, 2020Aug 2020

Posted by AtheistNews
On 22nd, take a selfie of yourself with hashtag HandsUpforApostasyDay ApostasyDay ApostasyNotACrime. 22 August 2020 is being established as the first Apostasy Day by an international coalition of ex-Muslim organisations. Read the rest by ...
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Religion & Spirituality
Jul 16, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Anismail
This week, Sudan abolished the death penalty for apostasy, while "secular" Turkey arrested someone for insulting Muhammad. As some countries make small steps towards enlightenment, Turkey goes backwards under an Islamist party. It's hard to watch.
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News & Links
Jul 13, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKSudan repeals death sentence for apostasy
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Religion & Spirituality
Jul 12, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Lightupmylife
LINKSudan scraps apostasy law and alcohol ban for non-Muslims - BBC News
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Cheesy Jokes
May 30, 2020May 2020

Posted by Lilac-JadeCanada
Son: Dad, why aren’t elephants allowed on the beach? Dad: Because they won’t keep their trunks up!
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Philosophy & Meaning
Apr 29, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Observer-Effect
Nature vs. Nurture, an old debate. Its not talked about much in America these days - because, what philosophical issues of any weight are ever discussed much in 'Mericah these days?! :-( But its a core issue of existence for me. Because it ...
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Family & Parenting
Apr 19, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Biblebeltskeptic
So, tonight my husband got called an apostate whose after-death destination will be hell. Let me start from the beginning, we share a house be with my parents. We get the downstairs and they have the upstairs, but we share the kitchen. My husband had...
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Religion & Spirituality
Apr 14, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by LenHazell53
There is a word I hate beyond all others and that is Apostasy It is a word expectorated like diseased sputum from the mouths of the religious, as even keeping it inside will poison them. from the Greek -Apo to move away from and Stania to ...
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Photography
Apr 6, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by Lincoln55
Walker Evans 1903 - 1975. Hard Times
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Introverts Unite!
Nov 15, 2019Nov 2019

Posted by Improbability
Recording a video monologue is harder than it looks. I was invited to join a small Marco Polo (asyc video chat) group recently, and it was personally revealing how difficult I found it to engage with. It's hard to have a realistic self image. ...
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Trump Pinata
May 24, 2019May 2019

Posted by ATDayHiker
Trump Joke of the Day Trump, the Pope, and an African teenager are on a plane. The pilot comes out and says, “The plane is going down. There are 3 parachutes and I am taking 1 of them. Figure out who gets the other 2.” And he jumps out of the ...
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Memes R Us
May 14, 2019May 2019

Posted by EricTrommater
Inspirational Quote of the Day...
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Legalize Cannabis Nationwide/Worldwide
May 2, 2019May 2019

Posted by Captnron59
The shame of it
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Politics
Feb 27, 2019Feb 2019

Posted by clarkatticus
Guess I got kicked out of Bernie Sanders group. I suspect that the truth hurts. Unlike most of the posters there I actually worked on the Bernie campaign and I still support him. I was also a California Democrat Convention Delegate and fought for his...
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Love & Relationships
Feb 20, 2019Feb 2019

Posted by zblaze
LINKLots of Love: Exploring Polyamory in Portland - TheHumanist.com
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Metal, Punk, and other Avenues of Aggression
Jan 7, 2019Jan 2019

Posted by JimG
Is this too much Priest for one day?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Dec 11, 2018Dec 2018

Posted by Orbit
What is your deconversion story? I used to be a Christian; I'm also a sociologist who just finished a paper on deconversion stories (eg how people ended up leaving the faith) and am curious what other members' stories are.
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The Best of Late Night & News
Dec 10, 2018Dec 2018

Posted by phxbillcee
Why You’ll Never Escape Robocalls - SOME MORE NEWS
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The Best of Late Night & News
Nov 13, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by phxbillcee
Only Trump Can Politicize Forest Fires - The Late Show
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Oct 23, 2018Oct 2018

Posted by Snickers77
INTERREGNUM: in-ter-reg-num. NOUN. A period when normal government is suspended, especially between successive reigns or regimes; period of discontinuity in social order. "We are in the interregnum between democracy and fascism." Also: gap.
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Memes R Us
Oct 21, 2018Oct 2018

Posted by Tomfoolery33
.......sad.
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Politics
Oct 21, 2018Oct 2018

Posted by sassygirl3869
Is It Time For A Serious Discussion About Execution for Treason if Mueller Proves Trump Committed Treason With Russia?
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Memes R Us
Oct 15, 2018Oct 2018

Posted by Captnron59
What I was thinking yesterday
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Religion & Spirituality
Oct 14, 2018Oct 2018

Posted by GodlessWahid666
LINKAli Dawah Deconstructed - YouTube
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Philosophy & Meaning
Oct 13, 2018Oct 2018

Posted by pasha-one-nine
Here's a question: What is the worst thing a believer has ever said/done to you? I'm not talking about proselytizing or bringing up your certain path for hell. I'm talking about someone who allegedly loves and cares for you. Mine: Best friend since ...
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exjw
Oct 9, 2018Oct 2018

Posted by Happyheretic
I have just seen a film called Apostasy which is directed by an xjw. As an xjw I understood what was going on but I think that it will be difficult for people who have no idea of the workings of the cult to grasp it. It deals with the very emotive ...
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Politics
Sep 29, 2018Sep 2018

Posted by LiterateHiker
Wenatchee World publisher equates sexual assault to blaming someone for lost keys
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Silly, Random & Fun
Sep 13, 2018Sep 2018

Posted by michael18
Whose from the Boise Area?
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Simply Atheist
Aug 7, 2018Aug 2018

Posted by phxbillcee
Apostasy | Bilal - Irvine, CA | Atheist Experience 656
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exjw
Jul 25, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by gearl
OK, I’ll go for it! I like to read folk’s personal experiences so I’ll put up mine and I hope others will follow. I was raised a JW as my Mom became interested when I was about 5. I was pretty active till my late teen years when I fell away and...
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Religion & Spirituality
Jun 28, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by phxbillcee
Mohammed Al Khadra: One Less Jihadist, The Thinking Atheist
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EX Mormon Atheists, agnostics and apostates
Jun 13, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by LenHazell53
Apparently the ex Mormon reddit is all ablaze with the News of mass expulsion of at least 15 missionaries being sent home dishonourably from the Alpine German mission, with more to come, interrogations, investigations, apostasy and other missionaries...
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"Positive Vibes"
Jun 3, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by Captnron59
Good grief....
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General & Hellos
Apr 24, 2018Apr 2018

Posted by zblaze
LINKA Life of Pretending: Being Egyptian and Atheist - Quillette
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Trump Pinata
Mar 17, 2018Mar 2018

Posted by EllenDale
CNN headline quoted the minority-elected one as saying, "I like conflict." I say conflict = civil war. Now.
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Music Fans
Mar 8, 2018Mar 2018

Posted by Livinlife
What instruments if any do you guys play? I don't have one at the moment but I know how to play a cornet.
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Religion & Spirituality
Jan 17, 2018Jan 2018

Posted by Seminarian
POLLWas Jesus Gay? What about the Apostle Paul?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Dec 22, 2017Dec 2017

Posted by Goodsansgod
Though I am 65, I am a young atheist, having emerged from faith to reason in 2013. I was publicly excommunicated from the Presbyterian Church of America for apostasy ( I badge I now wear proudly ). I enjoy intelligent, mutually respectful, ...
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Religion & Spirituality
Dec 21, 2017Dec 2017

Posted by GoldenDoll
Are there any ex-muslims on here? If so (and I understand if you don't want to be open about it - apostasy punishable by death), well done. I'm very proud of you.
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General & Hellos
Dec 18, 2017Dec 2017

Posted by snytiger6
Ex-Pastor Explains Bible Isn’t True
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