San Diego, CAUSA
Hometown: San Diego
November 23, 2010
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I always have been. My parenrs were non-believers. I feel fortunate in that I did not have any religion to get over. I would be an agnostic - since the only experience we have is of this reality and cannot reallys any anything either way about what lies outside our experience - but I am an atheist because I find every religion to be incoherent, inconsistent and historically false. Moreover, despite the claims to morality, I find religions to be the source of continual great evil. We don't need supersition based fairy tales to be decent, moral people.
I have been in local humanist groups and the Atheist Coalition. I have a Ph.D. in Philosophy I have been in real estate and finance for 39 years. I am doing philosophy and i interested in defending atheism against accusations of amoralism.
A very friendly and open group. Other non-believer groups lack the enthusiasm and are filled with mostly older people. I was pleased to be in a distinct minority with grey hair. Seeing so many younger adults encourages me to think that there is hope for the secularization of this culturally backward country.