Am I the only atheist in Texas or something?
I keep hearing “I’m not religious, but I’m spiritual,” especially here in Austin.
Atheists and agnostic seemed to be abundant when I went to Boston…
My fellow UT atheists, where are you?
It’s high time you check out the Atheist Community of Austin which produces the podcasts Godless Bitches (a feminist atheist podcast) and The Non-Prophets as well as the public access TV show The Atheist Experience.
We already know Pastor Steven Anderson has gone from religious-based anti-women hate-rhetoric to just plain spiteful racist bigotry. Last week, he called Mecca a “Giant Black GameCube” and now, in a sermon mentioning the biblical character Barak, he went on a rant against the President:
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90% of atheists have never even looked at a piece of religious text and if they did, it was out of context. When asked about it the give you all the facts the received from I HEARD IT SOMEWHERE UNIVERSITY and try to act like the know shit! Please stop! Your making yourselves look stupid!
I love that you’re calling for factual accountability in a post that opens with a made up number you ignorant, sniveling fuck.
She was “repeatedly awakened by the Holy Spirit” and commanded to deliver this message.
I gotta think that if she was “repeatedly awakened” and ordered to put herself at such a risk to deliver such a zany message by a unicorn, some part of her would have thought, ‘uh oh, I should really see someone about this.’
But since her delusions were related to a belief that’s “rude” to question, mock or dismiss, it was that much easier for her to accept it was real. It also didn’t hurt that Christianity is replete with tales of angels and spirits talking directly to a single individual and commanding that individual deliver some message for them.
This woman believed in the Holy Spirit speaking directly to her and now her life is ruined. Harm of religion.