Hi, I’m Angie and I was born in Albania, moved to New York where I have lived for 15 years, and plan on moving to Australia since it is a less religious nation haha.
Although I’ve realized god doesn’t exist for a little more than a year now, it has been the most eye-opening experience for me and I truly feel like I’ve discovered so much about myself and the world around me.
It was freeing realizing that this invisible man in the sky wasn’t controlling my life; I am. I was raised in a house that was relatively secular, however we labelled ourselves Muslim since an ancestor of ours was an imam (and that title is in my last name, joy) but my parents were hands off with religion, which I am most grateful for.
I have started a Freethinkers club for this reason, and plan to advocate skepticism. Although I know one person cannot change the world, I also know that I can be a catalyst in a movement which can help change the world. After all, if one person hadn’t said something, African Americans nor women would have rights. All I want is a better future for myself and upcoming generations, so I have to do something to help, that’s what god put me on this earth to do (joking).
Hey Angie, you are awesome! Thanks for all the great work you do, and for contributing to the blog. :D