Wednesday, October 15, 2008

The day I became an atheist?

db0 has tagged me with a meme.

Can You Remember The Day That You Officially Became An Atheist?

No. I suppose I was a naive theist when I was a child, but since then I was mostly an "apatheist": I really didn't think or care much about religion. If I was hanging around religious people, I would give lip service to their religion, but I never really "got" it. When I started posting on the Internet Infidels Discussion Board in 1999-2000, the first time I started thinking seriously about religion, I just automatically started from an atheist position.

Do you remember the day you officially became an agnostic?

I never really was an agnostic, in the sense of being undecided. For a while I didn't care; when I did start caring, I was already decided.

How about the last time you spoke or prayed to God with actual thought that someone was listening?

Probably when I was a child.

Did anger towards God or religion help cause you to be an atheist or agnostic?

No. God doesn't exist, and religion just doesn't make any sense.

Here is a good one: Were you agnostic towards ghosts, even after you became an atheist?

Ghosts? Bah. Another moronically stupid idea. I suppose I was agnostic towards parapsychology... until I started really examining the evidence.

Do you want to be wrong?

Sure. And as long as we're just saying, can I be taller?

I don't want reality to be any particular way, except insofar as I can exercise my will to change reality. Other than that, I want to know how reality really is. Wanting reality to be fundamentally different just gets in the way of knowing.


I'll tag James, The Apostate, DBB, DagoodS and Comrade PhysioProf and the rest of the usual suspects.

12 comments:

  1. You have the temerity to tag me with a motherfucking meme!?!?!

    You motherfucking bastard!

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  2. Sure. And as long as we're just saying, can I be taller?

    LOL

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  3. You motherfucking bastard!

    You forgot arrogant, presumptuous, ill-mannered, and rude.

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  4. Can You Remember The Day That You Officially Became An Atheist?

    No, cos i only learned about it on the internet, but i remember when i didn't believe in Allah no more. This was in Medina in the sun, outside the Prophet's mosque when i was waiting for me mum and i was alone. I was just standing there when like a bang happened in me head sort of.


    Do you remember the day you officially became an agnostic?

    I am sorry, cos i don't know what that is exactly.

    How about the last time you spoke or prayed to God with actual thought that someone was listening?

    This was when i took me overdose in Heathrow and i didn't know what i was doing and stuff i just thought like someone was watching over me as i swallowed the tablets one by one.

    Did anger towards God or religion help cause you to be an atheist or agnostic?

    Yes. I got a terrible anger and i had it since i was 15 years old, cos if Allah is good, then how come?


    Here is a good one: Were you agnostic towards ghosts, even after you became an atheist?

    Ghosts is just like djiin and afreet, i don't believe also.


    Do you want to be wrong?

    No, i don't want Allah to exist, cos it would mean human existence was a cruel, vicious, joke.


    *** Sorry, so much cos i can not have me own blog site and want to take part also, even as just a small voice*** I am sorry!

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  5. Jaz, do you want me to publish your answers on the blog? I'd be happy to if you'd like.

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  6. *** Sorry, so much cos i can not have me own blog site and want to take part also, even as just a small voice*** I am sorry!

    Well, why don't you start it then? It's free and it can be anonymous

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  7. Larry, maybe if it's ok i can just leave me stuff here cos i like to read and re-read me stuff, and i don't think anyone has got any interest in me anyhow as such if u put on ure blog.
    ty so much!

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  8. dbo, i am sorry cos i can not go into details about why blogging is not possible for me exept on 3 sites, one is this one. i had me own blog site of course, and had to shut it down. That's all i can say about it right now.
    Jasmine

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  9. Here you go, dickweed:

    http://physioprof.wordpress.com/2008/10/15/the-day-i-became-an-atheist/

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  10. and i don't think anyone has got any interest in me anyhow

    Wrong, Jaz. Really really wrong.

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