Do atheists truly exist?

Yes, but the definition is less than accurate.Currently, I believe it is something like this:Those who do not believe in a deity of any kind.When it SHOULD READ:Those who CHOOSE not to believe in a deity of any kind.With the corrected definition, you'll

What do atheists think of celibate religious people?

I'll answer by bringing up a comparison maybe theists can understand. In the bible, there is this passage - And these signs shall follow them that believe: In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues. They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall

If an atheist ever met God, or a god, how might the conversation start?

If I died and found myself before god this is how I imagine it would play out.I die in a tragic manner, at least I consider it tragic, and find myself before pearly gates, bright clouds and a huge mountain.God: "You

If God is said to not exist because we have no evidence of his existence, then by the same reasoning and with the same certainty, wouldn't we say that extraterrestrial life does not exist?

Here is my best argument for the existence of God.How do we prove the existence of electricity or gravity that can't be seen? Scientists can only study the effects caused by electricity or gravity because there is a scientific Principle of Cause and

As an atheist, if I want to believe a religion, which one is the right one?

The one you grew up with and around and is shared by your parents and family.Look, the other religions of the world don't need you. There's no point in converting unless you have a very good reason for doing so, like, say you're marrying into a Muslim family to someone that

Why do people question what atheists do?

Apologetics courses and books often conflate atheism with nihilism, extreme libertarianism, and even satanism.Their strawman version of an atheist cares about nothing and nobody except maybe himself. They picture atheists as being devoid of love, compassion, happiness, or hope. Some

If God is said to not exist because we have no evidence of his existence, then by the same reasoning and with the same certainty, wouldn't we say that extraterrestrial life does not exist?

Here is my best argument for the existence of God.How do we prove the existence of electricity or gravity that can't be seen? Scientists can only study the effects caused by electricity or gravity because there is a scientific Principle of Cause and

What god do atheists believe in?

Oh, didn't you know? We actually have NO god! Yes, really. We simply don't believe that people 2,000 years ago made/saw

Can an atheist believe in god but not in religion?

I think You confuse the word irreligion with atheist. By definition of atheist they can have religion but no god. People belief in god but have no religion is called deist, Some is agnosticistThese vocab is a set and sometimes overlapped. You could write

Do some atheists believe in astrology?

Some do. Some don't. Consider yourself warned:I am about to say what has already been said many times before. I don't know how many more ways atheists can explain what it means to be an atheist before people stop asking questions that presume all atheists have a core belief-set or ideology... Yet! I

Why aren't more people atheists?

Someone just read Ayn Rand during summer break and decides it's the answer to all things government and economy. It's a reductive approach to the human experience and human goods.But I'm not here to discuss Rand. I'm here to point out that

Would an atheist believe that God exists if scientists believed they found proof since science isn't a religion?

Oh, the logic here is so flawed...Where to begin?...Ok.Let's start with proof. Not conjecture, but actual proof would be of something that had left it's fingerprint or signature all over the cosmos showing that there was a design to it.That's not proof of a

To an atheist: if something were to happen that would make you believe in God, what would you do differently?

All very hypothetical.An evil god would make me become more neurotic than I already am. I would be continually looking over my metaphorical shoulder and anxiously policing myself to see that I was not doing anything that would displease the celestial tyrant.I have already internalized

Why is it that some atheists believe ghosts exist but refuse to accept the existence of God?

I am an atheist and I don't know if ghosts exist and the only evidence I can come up with are the idiotic questions about atheists always ghost posted by ‘‘Anonymous

Do atheists know that atheists exist?

Yes.I know that other atheists besides myself exist.And unlike imaginary and nonexistent gods, and all other associated supernatural beings, places, forces, phenomena, and concepts, I can actually interact with them (and all other demographics of people) for better, for worse, and/or indifferently, and vice versa.Next!

Why do some science intellectuals still believe in God?

Many people who are very highly educated in Science can be heard attributing certain things to God. The reason behind this is not because they doubt the validity of Science. But bringing God into anything is just out of a conditioned reflex that has developed through the

What would a debate between a Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist and an atheist at the same time be like? Has such a debate ever taken place?

Hindu: We worship almost everything as sign of respect. We are peace-loving and tolerant. God divided us into various castes as per our occupation. We love and respect every human. We believe in rebirth and every soul is reborn until it achieves ultimate salvation. It is a matter of fortune to be born as a Brahman. The world will

Do atheists believe in the existence of extraterrestrials?

Sigh...Atheism: The lack of belief in gods and/or gods and all other associated supernatural beings, places, forces, phenomena, and concepts. No more, no less.Now that that's out of the way, yet again, as to your question, given that life originated, evolved, and continues to evolve on this planet

Do most atheists believe in moral absolutes?

There are a lot of poor answers here. Many of the answers are claiming that ahtiests cannot, by definition, believe in moral absolutes because the incorrectly believe that moral aspbsokutes can only be derived via beleif in a divinity. I for one do not believe in

Why don't atheists and theists believe in all Gods?

Woeding upon answering:Why don't atheists and theist belueve in all Gods?Technically, there is only 1 god named God, so i guess you men gods with out the capital.No gods have been proven to exists. I am neither going to believe in unicorns, toothfairies, yetis and ghots

Do atheists believe in the existence of evil?

No. Evil is a religious term. They might usen the word evil to describe something that offends them morally, but believing in evil as an absolute or a force isn't a rational thing to do. No action can really be seen as objectively

Why do people question what atheists do?

Apologetics courses and books often conflate atheism with nihilism, extreme libertarianism, and even satanism.Their strawman version of an atheist cares about nothing and nobody except maybe himself. They picture atheists as being devoid of love, compassion, happiness, or hope. Some

Why don't atheists believe in Jesus?

Why don't atheists believe in Jesus?If this is not a troll question then it seems the OP does not know what the word atheist means.

Why do people expect God to stop evil men from doing evil things?

because God has all the power and wisdom to do so, and humans have failed to do so, which is why there are police, lawyers, courts, prisons. He did not create sin nor sinful beings, He blessed them with the gift

Which gods don't atheists believe in?

You have versions? Just out of curiosity, which version of god are you running now, the GOD2.5 or the older 2.0 version? Perhaps what your problem is, is that those versions are much like earlier Windows versions, which would then make GOD2.5 buggy and not very user friendly. Can't really see the appeal there, atheist or not.Perhaps in

Why do people still believe in religion if their leaders could fake miracles?

I'm not quite sure who the subject of this question is.My religious leader doesn't per se do miracles. He doesn't fake them either-given that he doesn't do them. God works through Him. God's message is being spread through him. I see God's

Are most atheists democrats or republicans?

If I had to guess, I would suppose that most were either Democrats or Libertarians. The Republicans are most likely of the fiscally-conservative but socially-liberal variety.From an Atheistic perspective, no morality makes logical sense except reciprocal morality, and even that is a stretch.

What do atheists think of celibate religious people?

I'll answer by bringing up a comparison maybe theists can understand. In the bible, there is this passage - And these signs shall follow them that believe: In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues. They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall

If an atheist ever met God, or a god, how might the conversation start?

If I died and found myself before god this is how I imagine it would play out.I die in a tragic manner, at least I consider it tragic, and find myself before pearly gates, bright clouds and a huge mountain.God: "You

How to convince an atheist that there is a God

I'm going to assume you're a Christian because that's the religion with which I'm familiar enough to use as an example.Start by explaining why YOU believe. Leave out anything that wouldn't be admissable as evidence in a court of law. What have you got? Seriously: I want to

Are most atheists democrats or republicans?

If I had to guess, I would suppose that most were either Democrats or Libertarians. The Republicans are most likely of the fiscally-conservative but socially-liberal variety.From an Atheistic perspective, no morality makes logical sense except reciprocal morality, and even that is a stretch.

If you are an atheist, what will you say to someone who is religious to prove there is no god?

If you are an atheist, what will you say to someone who is religious to prove there is no god?I'm not interested in doing that.Nor do I think it would be productive to bother even if I were.Seriously, how many times have you seen an atheist and a theist having an argument, and one of

Why do people expect God to stop evil men from doing evil things?

because God has all the power and wisdom to do so, and humans have failed to do so, which is why there are police, lawyers, courts, prisons. He did not create sin nor sinful beings, He blessed them with the gift

Do atheists believe in superstition?

I do, and I'm an atheist!I was talking with my father about the home about a very nice house for sale in our area where a murder weapon had been found and a murderer lived. My father is a devout Catholic, a long-time member of the Knights of Columbus, and a faithful churchgoer. (He

How would atheists feel if they die and go to heaven?

I imagine: happy...and rather pleased with themselves.Happy, in that they did not find themselves in the bottom depths of Hell, where according to myth, by all rights, they should be.Rather pleased with themselves: in that they found themselves in heaven, (whatever that is) without having to jump through all the hoops, uphold an untenable worldview,

Is atheism just another religion?

When you're looking for evidence of a claim it is a good practice to turn the claim around on it's head and look at it from the other direction to see if the theory is still consistent. Let's do that with Atheism.

Do atheists believe in justice?

I'll speak for myself.Yes-I believe in justice, but I do not believe in divine justice. I do not believe that some sort of God is going to take care of that for us. If a killer goes free-he goes free. No god exists to make sure he's punished. And if we get it wrong, say, execute an innocent

What do spiritual atheists believe?

I believe that reality is already more profound than any concept of a god produced by humans. Whatever this reality is, it turned into our minds.I believe that physical nature is fundamentally psychedelic, in the sense of ‘mind-manifesting'.I believe that

Why don't atheists believe in Jesus?

Why don't atheists believe in Jesus?If this is not a troll question then it seems the OP does not know what the word atheist means.

Science v. religion, evolution v. creation, atheist v. theist: What do you think about such rivalries?

If there is a rivalry, it's mostly due to narcissistic defence. At the heart of all of this is the fact that science has been answering questions that religious (or other) people don't like the answers to. Scientists aren't attacking anyone with their claims, they're just stating facts. In most cases

Do atheists truly exist?

Yes, but the definition is less than accurate.Currently, I believe it is something like this:Those who do not believe in a deity of any kind.When it SHOULD READ:Those who CHOOSE not to believe in a deity of any kind.With the corrected definition, you'll

Why are most germans atheist?

One word: Nietzsche. He may have went insane, may have had some of his statements commandeered by the third Reich, but that doesn't mean he was wrong, to an extent. God is dead, that was his pronouncement, because we have killed

Why could science make someone an atheist?

Science teaches us critical thinking which ultimately leads people to agnosticism or atheism. Science is based on evidence. Currently there is no evidence of any omnipresent supreme entity named God. The lack of evidence makes people leave religion they were born into.Having said all these there are lot of religious scientists even