I definately don't believe in Christianity or the Bible. And I really don't understand how people can think anything other than evolution could have resulted in us and other animals occupying the planet. But I have some time for the belief in the supernatural influencing creation, afterall, "natural selection" only refers to the "selection" of … Read more
I think it can be used as a kind of religion. Because, religion is often there so that a person can sort of "meditate and reflect" on what they take to be true deep down. If a person deep down takes there to be no God, and they use atheistic material to sort of "affirm" … Read more
I don't think atheism inherently brings about immorality. (I'm not speaking from the POV of being an atheist although I sometimes dabble in non-belief because it makes me feel better).
But I think there is something inherently sort of dignified about having belief. That's cos as an individual for some reason I take it to … Read more
I think there are lots of reasons that that religious activity might fill a person with a sense of pride, which is ironic really as religion isn't really intended to that effect. I'm sure all religions have set modesty as a primary aim.
When you write "particularly atheists", I assume you mean, as part of … Read more
Militant atheists would prefere other people were atheist as they find the belief in God to be offensive in some way. Religious people tend to think that there is a penalty or danger in non-belief. Whether people try to covert people probably just depends on their disposition and how pressing they believe it is to … Read more
What do I think of Atheism and Theism. Well, I think there is a third option that is more natural, agnosticism. I don't think you can be sure of atheism or theism all the time, unless you are predisposed to feel that way of course. I found the comment on "theism being learned" interesting. I … Read more