Mieszko Drzazga
Mieszko Drzazga voted up Don Barzini's answer

Atheism is simply the position of no belief in deities. Becoming atheist is to consciously dismiss or disavow claims of god-based faiths. There are no set doctrines nor common belief practices among atheists beyond that. 

"Atheism leaves a man to sense, to natural piety, to laws, to reputation; all of which may be guides to an … Read more