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We cannot think like our ancestors

I started indulging an interest in ancient history a couple decades ago. This is an example from a larger article I have been working on bu…

Started by Matt Giwer

41 May 20, 2013
Reply by Matt Giwer

What is not believing in God like?

Not believing in God is like not shaving. 'Oh you're growing a beard' people say. 'No, I'm just not shaving.'

Started by Bo Fowler

140 May 18, 2013
Reply by Pope Beanie

Coming to terms with reality

  A big hello to all the unbelievers :) I'm new to this site- so to start off, I'd like to share some thoughts and see whether there are an…

Started by Sarah

54 May 17, 2013

I feel vs. I think: Basis for decision making

Emotion vs. Reason I once had a conversation with my cousin where she started a lot of her sentences with, "I feel like..." so for instance…

Started by Jason Woolsey

13 May 5, 2013
Reply by Belle Rose

thoughts on our world

 Fake christians are at it again. Once more using media to spread hate. Like hate wasn't enough of a problem  already. We have religion tea…

Started by angela kozma

2 Apr 16, 2013
Reply by angela kozma

Greater good or individual right (Bentham or Rawls)?

Bentham posited that:  "It is the greatest good to the greatest number of people which is the measure of right and wrong." (More commonly,…

Started by Arcus

45 Mar 24, 2013
Reply by Unseen

Does God HAVE to be good?

Perhaps because Christians portray Yahweh as "The God of Love" and prayers with lines like "God so loved the world that he gave his only so…

Started by Unseen

23 Mar 18, 2013

The most important question ever asked

Nietzsche writes in Beyond God and Evil of the 'new philosophers' future atheists who will reject all metaphysical notions, commanders and…

Started by Bo Fowler

89 Mar 12, 2013
Reply by Gallup's Mirror

Coming out as an atheist to your friends and family.

You know the story. But I want some straight answers. 1. What makes me the bad guy? 2. What makes you the good guy? 3. Who has the truth…

Started by Val Wuthrich

20 Feb 26, 2013
Reply by Nate Lundgren

Dualism and Monism from an Atheistic viewpoint

Preface – this discussion originated in another thread which can be viewed here: http://www.thinkatheist.com/forum/topics/fellow-atheists-w

Started by Anon

50 Feb 1, 2013
Reply by Anon

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