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Dr.Rose - LIVING GOOD LIFE - WITHOUT GOD

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I am no longer defensive about atheism as I realized how deeply rooted it is in my emotional life and my limbic brain. I no longer have to be offensive about it and my responses to attacks on the radio resulted in me being identified as “atheist lite.” I was honest, funny, and fair.Further, I didn’t attack others’ religious beliefs, but explained my beliefs were based on many powerful emotional experiences.Later came my intellectual defenses We are not basically logical, rational beings, but are ruled more by what we “feel” in our bodies. We see childish arguments between loved ones to those between representatives of nations or political or religious leaders that are emotionally based so NO compromises are possible.I love my wife, children, and grandchildren more than anyone or anything. Yet, they are all believers in God and some religion. At times, it has left me somewhat lonely as I have tread lightly on what I felt were the fallacies in their thinking and beliefs. I knew their beliefs were based on their need for some security, some protection from life’s uncertainties, its unavoidable pains and lack of justice. What kind of husband and father would I be if I tried to take what religion was giving them and replace it with GOD lessness? I have  a compromise that we can live with. Instead of attacking religion and religious believers like many popular atheist writers have done I

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