• Deborah Bell posted a new activity comment 5 years, 8 months ago

    Public transportation is not considered safe, in my city, and riding a bicycle between the places I go (i.e. home to work or to the store or school) would be legitimately unsafe and likely not possible. I live in the sort of place where I have experienced an armed robbery with shots fired and most people I know in every part of the city have a…[Read more]

  • Deborah Bell posted a new activity comment 5 years, 9 months ago

    These days I communicate with my landlady by text message and she recently sent her back account info to me – via text message – so I could set up a personal pay thing at the bank that will directly deposit the rent in her bank account. That was the last bill I paid by check. I have checks – banks give you a small number free these days – and I…[Read more]

  • Deborah Bell posted a new activity comment 5 years, 10 months ago

    I came to atheism through philosophical and ethical objections to the Christian faith I was raised in and honestly believed and practiced into my twenties. Before I decided that I didn’t believe that any god existed, I first decided that regardless of existence the god of Christianity didn’t deserve my love, worship or service.

    So yeah, I’m a…[Read more]

  • Deborah Bell posted a new activity comment 6 years ago

    When I was coming to atheism, one of the steps along the way was thinking through the fact that the god I had been taught to believe in would be a really scary and evil individual if he were human, and deciding being “god” didn’t change that. So I kind of resonate with that basic premise, but it sucks they have to go so carelessly off on a tangent…[Read more]