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My name is Mariana and I'm 23 years of age. I've travel a lot throughout the years but at the moment I live in the sunshine state.As a child I believed in an almighty God and to this day I remember that I was scared out of my mind. Real terrorist I call this Christian bible.I like to hear what people have to say about their beliefs but the problem is that most seem to hate listening to my beliefs. lol oh well Smiling

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Hello and welcome to the

Hello and welcome to the forums, I never grew up believing in god as most have here, I actually believed only as a child and more so because my friends believed, but at around the at of 12 I realized that I never believed in god, it never made sense to be from the beginning. But I am sure there are many others that can relate to you.


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I'd say we are on the same boat

Children may not understand much about the world at early age but certain things such as fear they can and Of course we are guided through life by what others do or what would be considered "normal" or acceptable by society.Thanks for the warm welcome.

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Zombie Jesus wrote:My name

Zombie Jesus wrote:

My name is Mariana and I'm 23 years of age. I've travel a lot throughout the years but at the moment I live in the sunshine state.As a child I believed in an almighty God and to this day I remember that I was scared out of my mind. Real terrorist I call this Christian bible.I like to hear what people have to say about their beliefs but the problem is that most seem to hate listening to my beliefs. lol oh well Smiling

Then this is the place to be. We'll listen to your beliefs. We may not agree with them (no guarantees there), but we won't hate listening to them.

Welcome, Mariana!

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Hi Zombie

 

Welcome to the forum. You'll find there's more than enough going on here to satisfy your need to talk about god-stuff without bugging your disinterested friends or family. I had a similar upbringing to you with the fear thing.

It's worth bearing in mind that use of fear to drive a point is an argument from force - along the lines of "Agree the world is octagonal or I'll slap you in the face".

Obviously if there were quality arguments there'd be no need for such threats. 

 

P.S. Which country is your Sunshine State in?

 

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What I wouldn't give to be young again. Well young but with the knowledge I have now. If you have a mate, they are lucky.

Is there anyone into old guys who are poor, live in a trailer and are missing teeth?

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Welcome Mariana!

Welcome Mariana! Smiling

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         You will find others on this sight who have pulled through what you have and over come their irrational fears. Post often.

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eh?

Atheistextremist wrote:

 

Welcome to the forum. You'll find there's more than enough going on here to satisfy your need to talk about god-stuff without bugging your disinterested friends or family. I had a similar upbringing to you with the fear thing.

It's worth bearing in mind that use of fear to drive a point is an argument from force - along the lines of "Agree the world is octagonal or I'll slap you in the face".

Obviously if there were quality arguments there'd be no need for such threats. 

 

P.S. Which country is your Sunshine State in?

 

           The sunshine state is a nick name for Florida,  this is well know in N.America but no so well known elsewhere.

 

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Welcome to the forum,

Welcome to the forum, Mariana.

Our revels now are ended. These our actors, | As I foretold you, were all spirits, and | Are melted into air, into thin air; | And, like the baseless fabric of this vision, | The cloud-capped towers, the gorgeous palaces, | The solemn temples, the great globe itself, - Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve, | And, like this insubstantial pageant faded, | Leave not a rack behind. We are such stuff | As dreams are made on, and our little life | Is rounded with a sleep. - Shakespeare


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Brian37 wrote:What I

Brian37 wrote:

What I wouldn't give to be young again. Well young but with the knowledge I have now. If you have a mate, they are lucky.

Is there anyone into old guys who are poor, live in a trailer and are missing teeth?

Plenty of people are into older males, about the missing teeth I'm sure there are people out there that find it fascinating. Humans with weird fetishes are aplenty. Smiling

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Nice to meet you

Hello Mariana,

Thank you for welcoming me here, and I do hope you enjoy the weekend! I'm on Chicago time so it's 10:19 as I try to type this with a bandage on my index finger, but hey- things happen and we go onward.

 

Have a great weekend!

 


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Welcome to the forum,

Welcome to the forum, Mariana.

I hope you find it as interesting... and as infuriating...as I have. As to your comment about the airing of beliefs, I recall a phrase (that I may have read from the back of a sugar packet in some restaurant- but I'll quote the truth wherever I find it):

"Some people listen; others merely wait to speak."

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