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I will tell you again Atheism is a cult, i.e. in January 2013 the Sunday assembly/church of Atheism co founded by Sanders Jones and Pippa Evans was started up, they have gone on raising money to also fund a digital platform to spout their belief system. As of December 2019 these churches/assemblies are established in 48 locations around the world, must be a nice little earner.

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Well, here's how they describe it:

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So that, according to my computer, is 377 words all derisive ranting against something you call a cult but which, as far as I am concerned, is simply and straightforwardly a total lack of belief in any god/etc. That is because the searching I constantly did right from childhood to find out if things were true resulted in my finding out that not a single scrap of objective evidence exists anywhere to verify any god/etc.

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IMO, true atheism is as challenging as any "theism"--maybe more so, because real atheism needs to justify rejection of the "theisms."

Most of the alternate Godless churches simply want the churchiness without having to think seriously about the issues.

What do you think?

Ray

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Is Atheism a Cult? 496 drrayeye 22-May-21 08:01
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 131 Susan Doris 22-May-21 08:33
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 137 Susan Doris 22-May-21 12:40
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 137 drrayeye 22-May-21 16:17
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 137 greengirl5 22-May-21 13:48
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 139 Glass Jigsaw 22-May-21 15:19
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 136 Susan Doris 22-May-21 15:33
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 125 Susan Doris 22-May-21 15:27
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 138 drrayeye 22-May-21 17:16
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 128 Susan Doris 22-May-21 17:25
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 142 Nolondil 22-May-21 22:26
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 132 drrayeye 23-May-21 05:19
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 135 Nolondil 23-May-21 19:40
Where do those American atheists hide? 120 drrayeye 24-May-21 16:54
Down the rabbit hole and out of it again 142 greengirl5 23-May-21 05:26
Re: Down the rabbit hole and out of it again 131 Susan Doris 23-May-21 05:52
Re: Down the rabbit hole 125 grangram 23-May-21 08:51
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 121 Susan Doris 23-May-21 05:41
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 133 Nolondil 23-May-21 19:18
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 128 Susan Doris 24-May-21 05:39
The case against reality 126 grangram 26-May-21 12:29
Re: The case against reality 142 Susan Doris 26-May-21 15:57
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 121 Susan Doris 23-May-21 12:08
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 113 drrayeye 23-May-21 15:25
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 114 Susan Doris 23-May-21 16:33
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 116 drrayeye 24-May-21 01:32
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 116 Susan Doris 24-May-21 06:09
Not about You 137 drrayeye 24-May-21 21:13
Re: Not about You 131 Susan Doris 25-May-21 06:54
Atheism is not a cult, but 114 drrayeye 25-May-21 18:09
Re: Atheism is not a cult, but 113 Susan Doris 25-May-21 18:26
The Atheist "Motor" 129 drrayeye 25-May-21 19:27
Character attack example--Jason Colavito 121 drrayeye 25-May-21 22:48
Re: Character atack example--Jason Colavito 129 Susan Doris 26-May-21 05:14
editing 124 drrayeye 26-May-21 09:43
Re: editing 113 Susan Doris 26-May-21 10:52
Re: The Atheist "Motor" 117 Susan Doris 26-May-21 05:20
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 140 poster72 16-Jun-21 21:50
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 126 Aine 17-Jun-21 16:41
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 142 Nolondil 23-May-21 19:32
Boohoo it is so sad! 137 greengirl5 23-May-21 23:12
What's sad? 130 drrayeye 24-May-21 01:41
Re: What's sad? 133 Susan Doris 24-May-21 05:01
Re: Boohoo it is so sad! 128 Susan Doris 24-May-21 06:18
Re: Is Atheism a Cult? 116 Susan Doris 24-May-21 06:13
I know there is a God but I spell it Nature 126 grangram 19-Jun-21 07:16
Re: I know there is a God but I spell it Nature 113 Susan Doris 19-Jun-21 08:37
Re: I know there is a God but I spell it Nature 107 Susan Doris 19-Jun-21 13:11
Feeling Peace 112 grangram 19-Jun-21 18:47
Re: I know there is a God but I spell it Nature 119 Eddie Larry 19-Jun-21 13:18
Re: I know there is a God but I spell it Nature 109 Susan Doris 19-Jun-21 16:38
Re: I know there is a God but I spell it Nature 115 Eddie Larry 19-Jun-21 17:22
It works 122 grangram 19-Jun-21 19:17
Re: It works 119 Eddie Larry 19-Jun-21 20:31
Peace is possible 116 grangram 20-Jun-21 07:09
Re: Peace is possible 111 Susan Doris 20-Jun-21 08:59
Re: Peace is possible 110 grangram 20-Jun-21 10:45
Re: Peace is possible 106 Susan Doris 20-Jun-21 13:50
Re: Peace is possible 113 grangram 20-Jun-21 15:06
Re: Peace is possible 107 Susan Doris 20-Jun-21 16:30
Super Natural wow! 133 grangram 20-Jun-21 18:01
Re: Super Natural wow! 117 Susan Doris 21-Jun-21 05:56
Just selling books 108 grangram 21-Jun-21 15:30
Re: Just selling books 103 Susan Doris 21-Jun-21 17:24
Not fair 114 drrayeye 22-Jun-21 18:51
just selling books 103 grangram 22-Jun-21 21:06
Maybe 134 drrayeye 23-Jun-21 09:07
Re: Not fair 110 Susan Doris 23-Jun-21 07:08
Re: Peace is possible 110 Eddie Larry 20-Jun-21 11:54
Re: Peace is possible 108 Susan Doris 20-Jun-21 13:42
Re: Peace is possible 109 Eddie Larry 20-Jun-21 13:58
Re: Peace is possible 110 Susan Doris 20-Jun-21 16:35
Re: Peace is possible 110 Eddie Larry 21-Jun-21 01:25
Re: Peace is possible 106 Susan Doris 21-Jun-21 05:36
Re: Peace is possible 104 Eddie Larry 21-Jun-21 15:31
Re: Peace is possible 106 Susan Doris 21-Jun-21 16:56
Re: Peace is possible 101 Eddie Larry 21-Jun-21 20:54
Re: Peace is possible 106 Susan Doris 22-Jun-21 05:48
Re: Peace is possible 108 Eddie Larry 22-Jun-21 21:36
Re: Peace is possible 106 Susan Doris 23-Jun-21 05:37
Don’t judge a book by its cover 107 Eddie Larry 23-Jun-21 21:52
Re: Don’t judge a book by its cover 107 Susan Doris 24-Jun-21 05:35
You can lead a horse . . . 102 drrayeye 24-Jun-21 11:24
Re: You can lead a horse . . . 101 Susan Doris 24-Jun-21 13:44
Re: Don’t judge a book by its cover 108 Eddie Larry 24-Jun-21 15:39
No good deed goes unpunished 106 drrayeye 21-Jun-21 17:42
Re: No good deed goes unpunished 110 Eddie Larry 21-Jun-21 20:55
Re: No good deed goes unpunished 106 Susan Doris 22-Jun-21 06:00
Re: I know there is a God but I spell it Nature 108 Susan Doris 19-Jun-21 17:04
Day by day--and with each passing moment 115 drrayeye 28-Jun-21 20:47
With each passing moment 106 grangram 29-Jun-21 08:38
Re: With each passing moment 100 Susan Doris 29-Jun-21 11:49
Be here Now 108 grangram 29-Jun-21 12:21
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Re: Be here Now 105 Susan Doris 29-Jun-21 13:14
Unesco 108 grangram 30-Jun-21 11:05
Personal conduct--day by day 105 drrayeye 30-Jun-21 15:25
St Augustine 106 grangram 01-Jul-21 18:31
It's not the "we," it's the "me" 160 drrayeye 01-Jul-21 19:52
Atheist Dennett does Meditation 118 grangram 26-Jun-21 17:27
Re: Atheist Dennett does Meditation 102 Eddie Larry 26-Jun-21 17:45
Re: Atheist Dennett does Meditation 111 Susan Doris 27-Jun-21 05:19
Re: Atheist Dennett does Meditation 103 Eddie Larry 28-Jun-21 14:02
Dennett agrees with Jesus' brother 107 grangram 26-Jun-21 18:12
Re: Dennett agrees with Jesus' brother 106 Eddie Larry 26-Jun-21 18:43
Re: Dennett agrees with Jesus' brother 107 grangram 26-Jun-21 20:48
Re: Dennett agrees with Jesus' brother 108 Glass Jigsaw 27-Jun-21 00:55
Re: Dennett agrees with Jesus' brother 111 grangram 27-Jun-21 05:13
Re: Atheist Dennett does Meditation 104 Susan Doris 27-Jun-21 05:13
Re: Atheist Dennett does Meditation 110 grangram 27-Jun-21 08:51
Re: Atheist Dennett does Meditation 108 Susan Doris 27-Jun-21 10:24


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