Wow, this out of Baylor U's College paper.

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Wow, this out of Baylor U's College paper.

Of course it IS a religious institution, but it is nice to see that some in that camp are not falling for the fear factor that People like Pat Robertson sell.

http://www.baylor.edu/lariat/news.php?action=story&story=65211http://www.baylor.edu/lariat/news.php?action=story&story=65211

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 If there is an apologist that is open minded, this always happens after enough arguments I think.

 

It largely seems to focus on understanding the burden of proof from what I have seen.

 

Could be wrong, just my observations at college with several people that have "de-converted"

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His journey to atheism began

His journey to atheism began after his own confirmation, an event his family promised him would be transformative.

"They put oil on my head and I thought, 'Is that it?' I thought there would be more," Boleman said."

 

This reminds me of when I was, "Born again" or "saved".  I remember thinking exactly that, "Is that it?".  I distinctly remember feeling absolutely nothing.  I was just a kid, but that was the seed of my eventual atheism.

Everything makes more sense now that I've stopped believing.


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Awesome article, btw.  I

Awesome article, btw.  I appreciated the candor and neutrality of the writing.

Everything makes more sense now that I've stopped believing.