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Atheism isn't

* a belief * centralised * dogmatic * ritualised * purposeful ...so atheists shouldn't be * dependent * in agreement * following any rules…

Started by Karl Mugele

79 Jan 29, 2013
Reply by Peta M

What is the evolutionary purpose of religion?

The existence of religion among humans can be traced back tens of thousands of years. It is a belief set present in all mutually exclusive…

Started by Asher Isbrucker

5 Nov 14, 2011
Reply by Nelson

Do questions about the meaning of life, purpose, and morality even make sense?

People often ask questions about the "meaning of life" or the "purpose of life". But such questions are often asked carelessly, without cle…

Started by Mark Stout

1 Jul 13, 2011
Reply by Brian Wood

Atheist Organizing

I am a Ph.D student in sociology and currently part of a research team studying atheist organizing in Southern California.  We are looking…

Started by Jenna

6 May 9, 2011
Reply by Nicholas Dennis

No Purpose without God

I'm debating a strong evangelical at work, and I've got him pinned to his strongest reason for belief: that there would be no purpose to hi…

Started by Bill

51 Sep 13, 2010
Reply by Jason Paisley

"Faith is not integral to happiness"

One of the posts today featured an essay from ThisIBelieve.org. In fact, it was my favorite essay on the site, by Penn Jillette (http://thi…

Started by Carolanne

5 May 9, 2010
Reply by Carolanne

Depression's Upside

The Victorians had many names for depression, and Charles Darwin used them all. There were his “fits” brought on by “excitements,” “flurrie…

Started by Cara Coleen

8 Mar 13, 2010
Reply by Cara Coleen

Please Select Your Preference Below:

When I buy airline tickets, there's usually a box directing me to choose whether I'd like to sit by the window and what type of meal I want…

Started by Cara Coleen

16 Jan 22, 2010
Reply by TaLia Ruiz

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