"I partially agree with this statement. Yes, you are one of 7 billion plus people inhabiting and frequently polluting this planet and it does not matter you exist or not in that particular context. Yet, it is you to give a meaning and relevance to…"
"My life has no meaning unless I find meaning for it. To start with I was christian. My life was to serve my parents relegion beacuse it had to be true. Mommy said so. (Mommy dosen't like talking about welegion any moar wiv me...) Then, I…"
"The path from maggot to Think Atheist goes through some amazing non-maggoty machinery does it not? If you really meant the words as I read the words you roundly contractict yourself.
If you think slaves enjoy going to work in the morning just…"
"How you live your life does matter because it's accumulative. In the end, it won't matter, but hopefully you're a long way from the end.
So, if you spend your life learning, you will receive the benefits of knowing more and it…"
"You make a good point, and maybe the most valuable thing about our momentary existence is the fact that we can contemplate it at all. In fact, we can create meaning in our life, any meaning at all, and pursue that meaning.
"I may be misunderstanding you, but I think what we do in the here and now does matter. It may seem inconsequential in the context of seemingly infinite time and space, but we don't exist in the infinite. We exist in the here and now and what we…"
"I'm not saying that I don't enjoy life, I love my life right now and I hope to continue to do so until I die. I guess what I am trying to say is in the end it doesn't matter how you lived your life. I feel this way of thinking gives…"
"It is true that in the end nothing matters.
But now, at the present moment, what we do matters. For the future especially.
We are here. What next?
a) foresee your imminent death and loose all your motives
b) acknowledge death and find a way to…"
Nihilistic is the word that came to my mind as well.
I believe our lives have a meaning, however temporary that meaning is. I may never change the world in a major way, but I have helped people make their own lives better. I do…"
"I chose the term Atheist simply because a lack of a belief in a god is assumed most are horrible people. I can honestly say I'm a good person and one that does not believe in a god. That's where almost all my talk of religion ends on my…"
I have never "voiced" my beliefs before but I had this need to write and this is what came out...or at least a brief rough draft of what goes through my mind when I hear friends and families conversations.I respect all opinions and this is mine. I believe in having my own beliefs. I believe in not denouncing others faith. I believe in the end nothing matters, nothing we have done, said, believed in or not believed in, people we have loved, hated, missed, or loathed, because in death it is all…See More