As most of you are already aware, I'm atheist, and a humanist. I'm writing this as a response to what someone said on Twitter. "Because atheism is harmful to health, life, society, & civilization" I'm going to defend this comment without retaliation, as it makes me just as harmful as the person who wrote this … Continue reading Is Atheism Harmful?
For some reason, this is a subject that I've noticed appear quite frequently on Twitter, and many argue that Atheism is the default position, and that it takes indoctrination into a faith to turn someone into a theist. When a baby is born, it has no concept about the world around it. It's essentially an … Continue reading Is Atheism the default position?
This is one of the most ridiculous and ignorant projections that I keep reading on social media, and it's becoming more frequent. For something to qualify as a religion, it must meet certain criteria. Oxford dictionary has the following definitions. "The belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or … Continue reading The religion of atheism
Why can’t people accept definitions without having to create new ones? An atheist is without God, and many of them are actually opposed to theism, and the doctrines and dogma surrounding it. This is anti-theism, so why do we need the ridiculous ‘new atheism’, or ‘militant atheism’, or ‘fundamentalist atheism’? We’ve all heard about the … Continue reading What’s new about ‘new atheism’?
Perhaps the reason for this is atheism involves just one, single, sole, individual, solitary thing. It's the opposite reaction to theism. • It's not a claim. • It's not a world view. • It's not an answer to the beginning of life. • It's not an answer to the beginning of the universe. • It's … Continue reading Atheism doesn’t have the answers.
As Bible quotes go, this is up there with the most ridiculous. You don't think with your heart, as it pumps blood through the circulatory system around the body. Thought is in the mind, and if anyone claims there's is no God, it's being logical due to the lack of evidence, not foolishness. This quote … Continue reading The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God!
Atheism has been around for as long as man has worshipped deities. The term 'Atheism' originated in Ancient Greece over 500 years before Christ was allegedly born. It's derived from the word 'Atheos' which means 'Without Gods' (ᾰ̓́θεος - Godless). As opposed to 'Atheism', 'Theism' is derived from the word 'Theos' (θεός - The belief … Continue reading Atheism: The idiot’s guide!