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"Actually, principles are what most of the laws are based on. And these principles are based on religious affirmations. I'm actually looking for a word that's as closely related to belief yet without the religious undertones. I'm also…"
"I second what Coffecraken said - 'principle' is a very good word. I have been using it actively when expaining my intentions. I could even say that instead of morals I have principles.
'Good', on the other hand, is not only…"
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"Hi. I feel like I'm in pretty much the same boat. I'm alone here in Holland surrounded with my x's family who are Christian and Jews. I feel pretty alone in my Atheism too. Maybe there's a nonvirtual group we culd join outside…"
I think that atheists need their own language as there are words, like good and evil, belief and many others which come straight out of religious books. If there is no god, there is no evil, there is no good... there just is. Atheists have a tendency not to do. Not to believe. I think that we should be more pro-active. that we do. Believing is full of religious undertones, so I really advise to just do without the word and use a new one. That we have an opinion, that we opine, that we have the…See More
"It seems as thought the law is on the side of the theists. they have a right to their religion, to believe. Yet, we nontheists do not have the right to disbelief. Believe is an intricate theist word, there needing to be this jump of faith. I like…"
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