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Letting Go of God
« on: November 23, 2011, 09:41:43 AM »
Letting Go of God is a monologue by Julia Sweeny.  She talks about her transition from a good Catholic to an atheist.  It is a very sensitive, compassionate and thorough handling of the journey.  At times it is very funny - when she describes how her inquiry began with two mormon boys trying to convert her.  At other times it is very sad - when she describes the deaths of her brother and her father. It is always well done and smart.

Her path to non-belief so closely followed my own that I could relate to everything she said.  It is a brilliantly done performance and I would recommend it for anyone who is an atheist or who wants to better understand atheists.
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Re: Letting Go of God
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2011, 07:17:32 AM »
Thanks for the link as I have now watched the whole series (I had only heard audio excerpts before). What a perfect way to describe the path to atheism.

At the end, this was also linked and is hilarious:

John 14:2 :: In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.