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Every time I look in the mirror, I see GOD. My Ohio license plate says IM GOD. I fit the 5th definition of God, a very handsome man, so my wife says.

My Beliefs

I believe ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator I believe in truth, logic and reason
My most powerful moment of belief was ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator The day I realized God is based on myth.
The biggest misconception about my faith/belief system is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator That if I don't believe in the big guy in the sky, I can't possibly be a good person.
My spiritual role model is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Paine.

My Faith History

As a child I believed ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator I believed the Sunday school version of god
My spiritual journey has been ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator To learn and try to understand the various religions.
Are your beliefs or practices different from your parents? If so, how and why? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Yes. My mother believed the myth. Not sure what my father believed, he was not around most of my life.

How I Practice My Faith

How easy or difficult is it to live your faith? Why? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator I think the golden rule has nothing to do with faith, but it is worth living it.

Religion & the Public Square

What should be the role of religion in politics? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator It should be completely seperate. As jesus said render unto Ceasar that which is Ceasar's, render unto god that which is god's.
Should courses about religion be taught in public schools? Why or why not? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Yes. It would help people to understand each other better.
Is interfaith dialogue important? Why or why not? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Yes. More talking less fighting.
Do you feel comfortable discussing your faith with others? Why/why not? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Yes. There is nothing wrong with being an Atheist. I want to put a positive image on Atheisim.
Do you feel that you have a duty, because of your faith, to put your beliefs into action? What are some of those actions? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Yes. I have been able to have town sponsered nativity scenes taken down and illegal religious signs removed
Are religious beliefs compromised by engaging in politics? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Yes. If you want to be elected you have to profess a religion.
Has 9/11 had any impact on your thoughts about religion? Are you more/less interested in learning about other religions? Do you feel more/less comfortable expressing your religious beliefs? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Religious fanatics are a danger to be dealt with.

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Published October 11, 2010

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