A lot of non-believer writers and activists focus, rightly, on the continuing lack of acceptance in many societies and nations of those who profess no belief in religion.
Keeping an eye on what’s not working is the first step toward making improvements.
It was because of this that I began to take my studies of the Judeo-Christian god very seriously, and it was in-depth study and reflection that led to my current state of unbelief.
Let me share with you the ten main reasons I found that reflect why I went from a Fundamental, Independent Baptist minister to an ardent Atheist.
Rummel, professor emeritus of political science at the University of Hawaii, is the scholar who first coined the term democide (death by government). .there have been twenty-eight countries in world history that can be confirmed to have been ruled by regimes with avowed atheists at the helm …
” I replied approximately as follows: It depends on how you define your terms.Issues like the separation of church and state are very important, and non-believers need to work together with sensible believers to make sure we suffer no return to theocratic tyranny.****** To put it in technical terms, there is a great gap between theists and deists, where deists believe there is a power up there but basically we are on our own.It’s the one thing religious people of all stripes can actually agree on, and it isn’t even true. My formative years of trial and tribulation didn’t weaken my faith in the least.In fact, it was because of these troubles that I spent many nights on my knees praying that I might not be like “those other Christians,” and that God would show me the path to becoming his choice servant.