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The Obligatory Introduction
05-19-2008, 01:59 AM
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The Obligatory Introduction
Hi all. My name is David, and contrary to what's written on the bathroom stall at the bus station, I'm not an alcoholic.

I am, however, a very devout atheist, which makes joining a forum such as this one seem a little counter-intuitive. I'm glad to see I'm not the only atheist here.

I guess I joined because I find that atheism is very poorly understood by those with faith, and I'd like to do a little educating and possibly even recruiting (I know, dirty word) for my lack-of-faith.

I should get this out of the way early on; I have a problem with faith and/or religion, which, semantics aside, are the same thing. I think it's bad for humanity, and intend to represent that point of view here. It isn't my intent to be insulting, confrontation or difficult, but I think it's important to address the harm that our continued reliance and belief in the supernatural does to us, or at the very least leaves us open to. With that said, I do not feel that I am an unreasonable person, and will listen to most any arguments or points that are not along the lines of "I know God is real, I prayed my Uncle/Aunt/Father/Dog's disease away!"

I guess that's about it. I apologize in advance for my inadvertant offensiveness.

So, with that said, I guess I ho
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05-19-2008, 08:33 AM
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RE: The Obligatory Introduction
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05-19-2008, 10:55 AM
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RE: The Obligatory Introduction
I don't ho. I don't know what happened to the end of that. I was hoping something. I don't remember what. (I do ho, but that isn't really your business.)
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