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    Not religious; Want to understand those who are.

    Hi Everyone,

    I'm not religious and never have been. But I'm interested in knowing why people who are, believe the things that they do. I'm hoping to learn and am willing to help you all understand me as well.

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    You'll forgive me, Joe, if I don't take you very seriously, assuming the tweets of the same name belong to you.

    Looks like you're a Christopher Hitchens fan, yes?

    1 Tim 2:5 For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.

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    That user name also shows up as a contributor to a video on youtube with the name:
    SE and the SSA: Perfectly Positioned (to Make a Difference)

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    Are you suggesting that atheists might be dishonest?
    Micah 6:8 He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

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    why the suspicion? he says he is an atheist. he wants to discuss religion. that is what theologyweb is here for.

    welcome to tweb!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparko View Post
    why the suspicion? he says he is an atheist. he wants to discuss religion. that is what theologyweb is here for.

    welcome to tweb!
    I thought skepticism was a GOOD thing!

    But, no, I don't think he's really "hoping to learn and am willing to help"...

    1 Tim 2:5 For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.

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    Aw... why not give the new kid the benefit of the doubt? If he proves otherwise...
    If it weren't for the Resurrection of Jesus, we'd all be in DEEP TROUBLE!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Christianbookworm View Post
    Aw... why not give the new kid the benefit of the doubt? If he proves otherwise...
    Feel free!

    1 Tim 2:5 For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.

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    Hi.

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    I'm sure the tweets you saw were, in fact, mine, though I don't recall which you saw or why they make you think I'm trying to be dishonest. I really do want to talk with believers so that I can understand them better.

    Would anyone like to start a respectful dialogue?

    Thank you to those who've voiced a desire to give me the benefit of the doubt.

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