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Atheism: Belief in no God, or no
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Atheism is a difficult topic about which to write:

Some reasons are:

  • Most people, at least in the U.S., appear to define "Atheist" as a person who absolutely rejects the existence of a God.

  • Most Atheists appear to describe themselves as persons who have no knowledge of a God and/or a Goddess.

  • Some people define Atheism as a religion because it refers to beliefs concerning deities, humanity and the rest of the universe, and because most Atheists have developed a moral code to accompany their Atheism.

  • Others reject classification of Atheism as a religion because they tie the term "religion" to a belief in at least one deity.

  • People have used terms like strong Atheism, negative Atheism, soft Atheism, implicit Atheism, Apatheism, etc. to refer to sub-groups among Atheists.

  • Some consider Agnostics as being within the Atheism fold, because the former have no solid belief in the existence of God.

  • It is doubtful that the terminology involving the term Atheist will be clarified any time soon.

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Definitions of Atheism (There is no general consensus)

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What proof would it take for an Atheist to believe in God?
 

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Stories about why people converted to Atheism or remained Atheists)

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How non-Atheists view Atheists << A big section
 

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Monuments to Atheism on public land
 

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Numbers of Atheists. Differences between Atheists & non-Atheists. Discrimination against Atheists: Part 1  Part 2
 

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Pascal's Wager (Why it may be safer to be a Theist than an Atheist)


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Some Atheism symbols: (atomic symbol, invisible pink unicorn, empty set symbol, ...)
 

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