In February, 2004, the editor at the Painful Truth website contacted me. He asked if I would write a piece concerning what I would say to the next-generation Worldwide Church of God (WCG) members and those who have split off from this “mother” church. He wanted me to express what would be most important for me to try and get those people to understand. He had asked a few others to do the same thing.

Blast from the past… Betty J. Brogaard

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From Whence Comes the Unbeliever’s Happiness?

Blast from the past…

by Betty Brogaard

The subject of atheism and its meaning have been covered eloquently and clearly by many *freethinkers. My purpose, therefore, is not to reiterate what atheism is or what the word means. At this juncture, I simply want you to know why atheism as a life philosophy increasingly appeals to more and more people who are dissatisfied with religion in general. My goal is to spotlight religion’s negative impact, usually through guilt, in day-to-day lives of ordinary people. My aim is to tell you how atheism enhances one’s life – more specifically, my life.

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