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Jeffrey Eldred


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I am well versed on the arguments for both sides about the existence of God and am especially aware of the philosophical ramifications and psychological reactions to atheism. Also, if you have a question about atheism as that pertains to Science or Skepticism, I may be an especially good pick. However my knowledge of non-Judeo-Christian religions and Biblical archaeology is generally limited to knowledge about directions to more informative resources.

Experience in the area

I've been an atheist for 12 years now, open about it for 7 years after being raised in a Roman Catholic family. In that time I have held many different philosophical perspective on the subject and had different emotional and psychological reactions to atheism. I have absorbed many internet articles, video debates, atheist publications, and secular podcasts in my process of understanding and supporting the atheist movement. I routinely hold conversations on the subject.


One article in If Journal, an interfaith publication.


I have a BS in Physics and Mathematics from the College of William & Mary I am pursuing my Ph.D in Physics at Indiana University at Bloomington. I have very little formal training in philosophy or sociology.

Awards and Honors

I was president of the William & Mary Students for Science & Secularism before graduating.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

Right now, the public perception of atheists has been defined by people who are not atheists. That is only currently beginning to change and I hope everyone realizes that atheism can be an uplifting way of looking at the universe.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

The song "God Bless America" was written by Irving Berlin who was actually a nonbeliever.

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Luis Brahim10/14/14101010Hi Jeffrey , Thanks again , for help me .....
Charles10/04/14101010Went way over my head. I understand .....
Kevin09/13/1410Faith is faith, and evolution is evolution-far .....
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Recent Answers from Jeffrey Eldred

2014-10-03 Dr Stephen Meyer:

I have a BS in Physics and Math, a MS in Physics and I'm in a program to receive my Physics PhD a year and a half from now. I have two peer-reviewed published papers, one in mathematics and one in physics

2014-09-28 What about these statements?:

“Science is a search for certainty in an unsure world.”    I completely disagree. Science is a collaborative search for truth and set of empirical methods for progressing towards the truth. It is the belief

2014-09-26 Animal abuse and Christianity:

Atheists are Freethinkers:  When someone converts to any religion, one can generally expect that person to conform to the moral code of that religion. I don't think we should regard atheism in the same

2014-09-15 Atheists tacit support of polytheism:

Hello again amtry,  I think that follow-up question is helpful. I now have a much better idea of what is on your mind when you are thinking about atheists and polytheists. The politics of India has been

2014-09-13 Animal abuse and Christianity:

Hello again, Luis.  This was a very interesting question, I'm glad you asked it.      Animals in Christianity:  First of all, I agree with your assessment of the Bible. It never shows concern for animal


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