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Ira Glass On Becoming An Atheist


Radio host Ira Glass explains how he came to identify himself as a Jewish atheist, partly because of a collection of left-field sci-fi novels he had read as a kid. "I just found that I didn't believe," said Glass. "It wasn't like there was a moment of revelation, there was a dawning on me that the story of the Bible didn't really seem to add up."

He suspects his childhood rabbi may have been a non-believer as well and concludes with an interesting thought from his rabbi -- believing in God is not a prerequisite for being a good person.

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