Hometown: Denver, CO
August 23, 2010
I had a friend who sabotaged his career in science for his creationist beliefs. In trying to dissuade him, I came across the writings of Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins. Now I think an agnostic is just an atheist who hasn't really thought about it.
Meeting some like-minded individuals.
intelligent and thoughtful discussion.
I was raised "agnostic." I realize that my folks had told me to say that, because it's somehow socially acceptable, while calling yourself an atheist, especially in Rural America, is like walking around with a scarlet letter on your chest.