I have been reading about Christopher Hitchens' view of God recently. The Wikipedia article about him says: "You could be an atheist and wish that the belief was true," he told CBC. "An antitheist, a…Continue
Hello!I just joined this site and I thought I would introduce myself.My name is Daniel. I am an atheist and live in south Hampshire in the UK.I also have an autism spectrum disorder. I often feel…Continue
"Although it would be cool to live in an "Elder Scrolls" or "D&D" style world with their magic and deities, I'm more than happy that in the real world there are no gods. We seem to be the only species which does not seek…"
"I've seen the word, "benevolent" thrown around here a bit, and I suspect said word is going to be problematic the second anyone starts talking about a being with supernatural powers. I mean, don't we all know the old…"
"In times of lonely atheist frustration I have often thought how easy it would be to just believe in god. Religious folks never have to worry about others knowing their religion (in most places). Their arguments never make any…"
"There is no vacancy for a creator god. That post has been abandoned. If at all there could be a personal god, he will have to be guided by so many human expectations that would want to regulate his conduct that he could hardly be better than the…"
"I would be enthused by the idea of a universal justice that rights all wrongs “eventually”, that does not intrude upon the life that’s ours to live, but eventually in some ineffable manner rectifies all of the evils and inequities…"
"NO. I desire no God.
I would like to meet some scientists from another planet that are millions of years more advanced than us, and learn from them.
They would appear to be Gods to a lot of people, but not I. Their control of the…"
Hello Daniel, and welcome to this friendly meeting place with its global freethinkers who recognise that fictional gods and pervasive religions are used to control vulnerable superstitious people including defenceless children; and how tragic and inexcusable it is that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years and longer.