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”
I’m back after a long time off posting. Here’s a great Sam Harris video for ya!
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.
Disclaimer: Some disturbing pictures.
In Video Part 2, definitely watch from 8:07 to the end. Great points there.
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.”
I usually try to stay positive in my outlook on life, but the possibility of a nuclear attack on America in my lifetime (I’m 30) stemming from religious thought seems pretty serious. In this case – Islam. Sam Harris points out that religious warfare in the past was horrific, but we now have people with … More The Future Looks Dim