Comments on: My life story, Part II http://www.skeptimusprime.net/2011/03/01/my-life-story-part-ii/ One atheist's thoughts on politics, religion, and philsophy Sat, 28 Mar 2015 21:28:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.1 By: Skeptimus Prime http://www.skeptimusprime.net/2011/03/01/my-life-story-part-ii/#comment-19 Sun, 03 Apr 2011 15:40:45 +0000 http://www.skeptimusprime.net/2011/03/01/my-life-story-part-ii/#comment-19 Eh, no worries. We were both in a difficult place back then. I know I found some online outlets or I would have felt totally alone, Arkansas isn’t known for its large atheist population.

I dealt with that fear of hell too, even when I didn’t believe it was a real place.

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By: Deanne http://www.skeptimusprime.net/2011/03/01/my-life-story-part-ii/#comment-18 Sat, 02 Apr 2011 23:37:19 +0000 http://www.skeptimusprime.net/2011/03/01/my-life-story-part-ii/#comment-18 I really regret not keeping in touch when I left Hendrix. I think we were at different places in our deconversions at that time, but having someone to talk to would’ve been helpful. I felt panicked, like the only thing about myself that mattered was slipping away, and I was going to take everyone around me down with me. I pleaded with God, begged for help but surprise, surprise, I never got an answer. Looking back the thing that makes me angriest is the way the fear of hell lingered long after I had rejected Christianity. It seems nonsensical (and also embarrassing) now — I absolutely denied the existence of all gods, but was still afraid I would go to hell. But that’s why indoctrination is so insidious. Anyway, thanks for sharing.

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By: Skeptimus Prime http://www.skeptimusprime.net/2011/03/01/my-life-story-part-ii/#comment-17 Tue, 01 Mar 2011 15:05:54 +0000 http://www.skeptimusprime.net/2011/03/01/my-life-story-part-ii/#comment-17 @Anonymous: Yes, tune in next time when I fight a Rancor

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By: Anonymous http://www.skeptimusprime.net/2011/03/01/my-life-story-part-ii/#comment-16 Tue, 01 Mar 2011 05:25:41 +0000 http://www.skeptimusprime.net/2011/03/01/my-life-story-part-ii/#comment-16 Is this the part where you’re encased in carbonite?

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