Originally posted by woodwardjnr
reply to post by Stormdancer777
I think a lot of us atheist's call ourselves atheists, because we don't believe in the God's of the abrahamic and other religions. It just makes for a clear distinction, to help avoid the notion that we are undecided about those faiths. Well I'm talking for myself personally. Of course none of us know how it all began, but some of us are not content with the religious explanation.
Find understanding in the historical context,
I learned something new today, Jesus was the ultimate radical altruist.
Who took upon the sins of the world.
I have studied because of doubts, I wanted answers I wasn't getting in church, I wanted more knowledge,
We humans seem to have this unquenchable thirst.
We fill our emptiness with friends, lovers, drugs, food, seems we are always looking for something to quench this longing.
I believe we are longing to go home, we are strangers in a strange land.
Love your enemies,