Archive for the ‘Personal account’ Category

September 2007

I was raised in a catholic home. Here in Mexico it is very common that you “must” belong to the “official” religion, which is catholicism. At the age of 16 I started to question the authority of the church, and the established truth that it managed to exploit. Despite my being a part of a […]

Posted on September 4, 2007 at 3:59 pm by ideclare · Permalink · One Comment
In: Dealing with religious folks, Personal account

September 2007

As I m writing this, I’ ve been thinking lately about how isolated from the world I feel. I consider myself an atheist while most of my friends believe in God or some other thing. Of them all, the only acquaintance that I talk to that’s also an atheist will on one hand deny God […]

Posted on September 4, 2007 at 3:57 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: About atheism, Personal account

May 2007

My husband was an athiest when I met him and I was very very religious. He kept pushing my faith and asking questions until the questions were more real to me than the faith. I appreciate him for that, though at the time it was hard. I don’t take anything for granted anymore and I […]

Posted on May 29, 2007 at 8:28 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Personal account, Pro-atheist

May 2007

lol! I love it! I am Wiccan and often get “grouped” into the label those “Good Christians” give people who believe outside THEIR little box. My mom, being a good Christian, is abusive, had an affair with the neighbor, withheld medical treatment for us kids, and worries more about what people think than what her […]

Posted on May 29, 2007 at 8:26 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Anti-religion, Personal account

May 2007

This is great. Found it via stumbleupon.com. I love the “arguments against atheism” and the subsequent responses. Freakin’ hilarious. I’ll have to memorize some of those. I was actually agnostic (doing the Pascal’s Wager thing) until I read The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins, then decided to quit being a fence-sitter and become a full-blown […]

Posted on May 25, 2007 at 9:06 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Compliment, Personal account

May 2007

Given that you have not been attaching names and emails to the conversations on your site, I have no problem with that. My parents decided to not raise me into a religion. My mother holds a general spiritualist position, with strong affinities for the Taoist and Buddhist schools of thought present in China. My father […]

Posted on May 25, 2007 at 8:59 pm by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: About atheism, Personal account