We are Humanists first because Humanism is easiest to believe. There are no fabulist doctrines to embrace. No winged ponies
The agnostic (AG), while sympathetic to the atheist's arguments, still wants to accommodate other belief systems and confronts the atheist (Ath) for attacking religion. The atheist attempts to respond to the challenge.
The agnostic wants more evidence and is therefore unsure; the atheist insists there is ample evidence and is therefore certain.
Watch out, God.
Humanity as a whole has never ever agreed about Who or What or Whether God is.
Meet the "nones," those who are re-imagining faith like never before.
What happens when you conclude that there is, at best, no compelling reason to believe in God? In the midst of exploring arguments for and against the existence of God I very early on began asking a question which, in my case, is far more important: What do I do now?
The "nones," or the religiously unaffiliated, are a rapidly growing "faith" group in the United States. They make up roughly
I am an agnostic scientist who happens to also be fascinated with the world's religions, especially the Abrahamic religions -- Christianity, Judaism and Islam.
Religious and conservative organizations have a history of organizing to accomplish shared aims. It's time to share the secret that atheists are now doing the same.
Most people are familiar with the story of the Ten Commandments. The short version is that God called Moses to Mount Sinai where he gave him two tablets of stone that contained the Ten Commandments.
For Burke, the allegory of Paradise Circus is not really about satirizing any individual faith per se, his own or anyone's -- it's more about shining a light on the absurdity of killing one another over competing theories of the unknowable.
I've watched a lot of well known atheists on YouTube. To be honest, they have some really interesting ― and truthful ― things to say. The main objection I find with their perspective is not their critique on religion, which I find mostly quite accurate, but rather it is how they mix God with religion. They look at the irrationality of religion, and therefore claim that belief in God is irrational.