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Good day all

 

Good day all. My name is Nate and I am an Atheist. I am 35 years old and have been an atheist since I was about 16. Before that I tried many forms of religion seeking a “right” fit. I never really believed in a god but I though I was supposed to. My parents never pushed religion on me but they were / are religious.

I am an avid reader and love astronomy, theoretic physics, philosophy, and much much more. I am married and my wife was a neo-pagan who has slowly become atheist. I have 2 kids who I am raising to be free thinkers and make their own educated choices in life and not just follow what others do.

I am not exactly new to this site I was a follower on Myspace several years ago but got rid of it and really didn’t do much online. I just recently found the site again and am glad I did. I look forward to open and frank discussion on many topics.

 

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Welcome!I like your avatar,

Welcome!

I like your avatar, "intolerance of intolerance" is one of my favorite expressions, at a couple of levels.

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                     Hope you enjoy posting. I'm from near Toronto myself . where are you posting from?                     try  this post.   http://www.rationalresponders.com/forum/29946 (mod edit: fixed link)              

 

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I am near the St.louis area. I grew up in a little farm town with less than 2000 people where the number of churches was equal to the number of bars. Now I am about 10 miles from there in a nice little suburban area. I would really like to move back out to the country but it is what it is right now.

 

If it worked I just changed my avatar to what I was really looking for to start with.

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You see that evil will always triumph, because good is dumb.


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Zeepheus wrote: Good day

Zeepheus wrote:

 

Good day all. My name is Nate and I am an Atheist. I am 35 years old and have been an atheist since I was about 16. Before that I tried many forms of religion seeking a “right” fit. I never really believed in a god but I though I was supposed to. My parents never pushed religion on me but they were / are religious.

I am an avid reader and love astronomy, theoretic physics, philosophy, and much much more. I am married and my wife was a neo-pagan who has slowly become atheist. I have 2 kids who I am raising to be free thinkers and make their own educated choices in life and not just follow what others do.

I am not exactly new to this site I was a follower on Myspace several years ago but got rid of it and really didn’t do much online. I just recently found the site again and am glad I did. I look forward to open and frank discussion on many topics.

 

Love your avatar.

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"We've gone

"We've gone plaid!!!!"

Awesome fucking movie. Welcome!

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Welcome! Awesome avatar! I

Welcome! Awesome avatar! I look forward to interacting with you as a fellow avid reader and learner.

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Zeepheus wrote:I am near the

Zeepheus wrote:

I am near the St.louis area. I grew up in a little farm town with less than 2000 people where the number of churches was equal to the number of bars. Now I am about 10 miles from there in a nice little suburban area. I would really like to move back out to the country but it is what it is right now.

 

If it worked I just changed my avatar to what I was really looking for to start with.

 

Hi, from Portland, OR.

Small towns - I lived in Ritzville, WA for a few years.  Around 1600 people.  If you didn't have one of the county roads named after your family, you were one of the "new" people.  Give me a city - not too big, not too small.  Portland is about right.

PS: My avatar is way too close to my real physical self.

 

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"10-9-8-7-5.....""What

"10-9-8-7-5....."

"What happened to 6?"

"Just kidding"

 

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welcome to the forum 

welcome to the forum 


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Thanks all for the welcome. I look forward to further discussions. Also I am glad there are so many other Spaceballs / Mel Brooks fans here.

 

 

my favorite line: You have the ring. And I see that your Schwartz is as big as mine. Now, let's see how well handle it.

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I have never before or since

I have never before or since seen a parody that could touch Spaceballs. It should have won an oscar.

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Zeepheus wrote:Thanks all

Zeepheus wrote:

Thanks all for the welcome. I look forward to further discussions. Also I am glad there are so many other Spaceballs / Mel Brooks fans here.

 

 

my favorite line: You have the ring. And I see that your Schwartz is as big as mine. Now, let's see how well handle it.

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