Kara D.

Location:

Stockton, CA

Member since:

June 24, 2012

What would you like to get out of joining our group?

My husband and I are trying to find the positive benefits that a "church" has (community, socialization, friendships) without the negative aspects of having to pretend to believe that basing our lives on an ambiguous book written by 2000+ year old dead men actually makes sense. We also want to make sure our that our children, who are being brought up without a strong religious guidance, don't latch onto the first religious group that he/she sees because he/she finds something attractive about it that was missing in his/her life. When we hear studies that show that atheists are less happy than religious, it is our belief that this is because of the isolation and fear that many atheists have of expressing who they are. As a couple, we belong to no other groups and are attracted to the ideas of this group.

How did you hear about us?

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Introduction

My husband (ex-Catholic) and myself (ex-Lutheran) don't really know or care if there is a God; a chemist and engineer open to all ideas as long as they can be proved. We can no longer ignore the negative effects of Christianity in USA politics.

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  • Celeste

    Thanks for coming Kara! I hope you guys had a good time. Re your geek comment, I like Miyazaki movies too. My friend George who was at the party used to make me watch anime back in the 90's.

    Jan 01, 2013 5:08 PM
  • Chris

    Welcome Karen! Thanks for joining.

    Dec 31, 2012 11:53 PM
  • C. J. K.

    Congratulations­ to Kara and David and welcome to Rebecca the newest and youngest member!

    Nov 30, 2012 8:10 PM
  • David E.

    Stockton Area Atheists and Freethinkers

    Congratulations­! Welcome Rebecca!
    You can email me at [masked]

    Nov 28, 2012 11:44 PM
  • David D.

    Stockton Area Atheists and Freethinkers

    Thanks for joining us tonight! Hope to see you all again soon.

    Jun 25, 2012 12:43 AM
  • Christina

    Welcome Kara!

    Oct 04, 2010 11:47 PM

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