It is beyond my ken that anyone can seriously argue that there is a modern scientific basis to the bible or any of the other religious texts that are at least hundreds of years old. I can appreciate those tomes as sources for social history, as guides to anthropological development or steps to a modern moral framework.
Although I have no faith I can grasp that the religious can cherry-pick stories for as virtuous examples or they can treat the texts as allegorical. They can even try…Continue
Added by Peter Whiteley on January 14, 2012 at 3:11pm — No Comments
I consider myself a Humanist. Atheism makes reference to what I lack belief in while Humanism makes reference to what I do believe. As a Humanist I believe in that which is beneficial to the quality of life of humans.
I’m somewhat new to Think Atheist and would like to know:
As an atheist, what are the things that you do believe in?