I hope this post will connect with some newer atheists who still have trouble speaking, writing, or even thinking the phrase “I am an atheist.” I hope this especially helps those who, like me, grew up in fundamentalist Christian households and have been psychologically/emotionally conditioned to understand the word “atheist” as analogous to, and on the … More “I Am an Atheist”
The first few points are great. Many religious people simply cannot break out of their mental boxes and comprehend what Harris points out so clearly.
Sam Harris, with his uncanny ability to communicate clearly, sums up what “atheism” really is: “Atheism is just a way of clearing the space for better conversations.”
Sam Harris never ceases to blow my mind – as well as make me crack up laughing with his dry humor. Great video and a great book – Free Will.
Wow – if you’ve had the experience of growing up in an overbearing church, this video clarifies a lot. Thank you LovingDoubt!
She doesn’t have a YouTube account anymore, but she has a very interesting story and great insights. Here is the first video of her Journey to Atheism:
This is always said about people healed of invisible maladies, such as cancer, mental diseases, heart problems, or other sicknesses. Why does God never re-grow a lost limb? Why is it that people KNOW that once they lose an arm, they will never get it back and that praying for it would seem stupid and absurd – … More God – Heal Me!