1. I didn’t have to convert. I didn’t even have to tell anyone. And it was free. No money changed hands and no guilt was applied. I just said to myself, “I’m an atheist” and it was done. Welcome aboard!
It would be great if everyone could open their minds to the possibility that there are people who think in a completely different manner than yourself. These people are not a threat to you. They are your neighbours, your doctors and nurses, your teachers and co-workers. Let’s allow everyone the right to believe what they feel is best for them and not take their being different as a personal insult.
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Dr Richard Dawkins postulated that belief in a creator god was as fanciful as believing a ‘The Flying Spaghetti Monster’. So where did the universe begin? How did everything come into being?
Most who claim to be atheists generally admit that while they don't know where the first atom came from, they're pretty sure it wasn't from a creator. This position sounds very much like the view of an agnostic who doesn't know whether or not there is a god. Perhaps we need a new term for this position, like 'agnathiesm'.