It doesn't matter if you don't feel you were close enough with the lost person to grieve for them it doesn't matter if you simply cannot make yourself do anything for weeks on end your grieving process is important. Best answer: i'm an atheist, and atheists are not popular in many circles in the united states with theists, i can and do live and let live, and i enjoy exchanging views with many of them in on-line forums like this one. Q: why do americans still hate atheists in us, sometimes i feel it's too much of catholic faith imposed on others - jesus did this, jesus can do that i know many atheists, i feel they are better human being than some regular church goers. Name dates known for reference george carlin: 1937-2008 atheist comic, and author religion convinced the world that there's an invisible man in the sky who watches everything you do and there's 10 things he doesn't want you to do or else you'll go to a burning place with a lake of fire until. You may claim you are a theist because you sincerely believe it, but i claim it's because of hurt feelings from atheists kapow c'mon now, atheists claim that we're all raised in a culture that shoves religion down our throats from an early age with the exception of a few enlightened parents.
If you get in the habit of periodically visiting christian news sites like the christian post or christianity today, you'll see all kinds of articles that are relevant to the discussion of christianity and atheism (the tim lambesis story and the launch of atheist tv are just two examples) make it a point to print out one article a week to. Cs: how do you think transgender voices are being considered in the atheist movement's struggle against sexism and harassment many atheists and transgender people feel isolated or silenced. Well, you would, if you'd step away from the rhetoric of modern militant atheism and look at the actual facts theists did not invent a label to classify atheists, and atheism is a belief that no.
So you're left with being an agnostic atheist (or weak atheism, which i imagine most atheists subscribe to), gnostic atheism (strong atheism), agnostic theism, or gnostic theism antitheists, in addition to responding to the claim of a god with the atheism option, make a claim themselves that there is no god. Update: i ask, because a user asked a question earlier about how she could get over her hatred for christians but then she gave the best answer to a very hateful sounding atheist and left a nasty comment after ripping into some of the honest christian responses. So i got out a piece of paper and pen, and asked god: just tell me what you want me to do, and i'll do it i was fully prepared for shouldering 100% responsibility, and was basically asking god to just set the priorities, tell me how to approach it all, and i would. Nothing wrong with looking at different philosophies and integrating things you agree with into your life i never considered becoming a buddhist, but there are some pretty good books that some buddhists have written that can give you a new angle on how to approach life.
I'm an atheist but i don't have a problem with christians they way i see it is that christians and i have different conclusions but i don't think i am somehow automatically smarter or superior to christians i don't think religious people have a mental illness (some atheist do that like hitchens. Captain amazing, change if you love the country, you respect its symbols to if you have basic respect for the country and its citizens, you respect its symbols, and you pretty much have the idea wee bairn, you seem to equate people respecting your right to opinions with people respecting your opinions. For all the talk of rationality, intellectual honesty, and objectivity we engage in as atheists, this is one of the most uncomfortable questions we have to wrestle with a religious friend once. This is the biggest problem that atheists face in today's world: atheists simply aren't interested in religion or proselytizing anything, so the only vocal proponents of atheism are nutbars that don't represent the rest of us. You know, mike the baptist and mike the atheist share something in common: i'm going to get to the bottom of this i'm going to be the one who knows as much as there is to know.
How i 'feel' about an atheist really depends on the particular atheist in question some atheists i really get along with quite well and consider friends others just annoy me so i tend to limit my interactions. Atheists have always been with us, but until the advent of the new atheists, they generally felt browbeaten into keeping quiet about their lack of belief browbeaten or much worse, of course, depending on the society in question. British scientists who mentioned richard dawkins during a recent study seem mostly to dislike him, with some arguing that he misrepresents science and is misleading the public. I feel this way based on moral, not religious principles, being an atheist it is certainly not an easy issue and while i agree with the religious anti-abortionists, i am often embarrassed by their behavior, at least when it becomes extreme. At the same time, many do not see a contradiction between atheism and pondering their place in the world three-in-ten (31%) say they feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and well-being at least weekly.
As an atheist, how do you feel about the possibility that your genetic make up has created a biological inability to believe in god can't really say i am atheist, although a2a in a comment by melissa merchant. If you want to do good things, science is the most powerful way to do them it is just an effective way to get things done the whole of technology depends on a scientific background, and of. On one hand it might be interesting, but on the other hand i bet it's not anything i hadn't wrestled with by the time i was 12 in any event.
Welcome to religious forums, a friendly forum to discuss all religions in a friendly surrounding your voice is missing you will need to register to get access to the following site features. 4) atheism is a white dude thingit's easy if atheism makes you uncomfortable to write off atheism as the hobbyhorse of a tiny minority of men with overly high opinions of their own intelligence. Atheists, you posit that religion is restraining sociopaths and psychopaths from running riot yet at the same time you want to tear down 14 answers atheism is on the decreasewhere is your god now,atheists.