So there's no god. (it's okay, the word itself won't corrupt you.) There's no afterlife, there's no higher power, there's basically nothing beyond this world that you can stand up for. So what's…Continue
"For now, at least until you turn 18, you're kind of at the mercy of your parents' beliefs and the whole "you're under my roof, you'll do as I say" that we all had to deal with at one point or another. However,…"
"human used to kill each other when they lived in caves. They still kill each other but things are quite different from the period of cavemen. What is important, is the progress of life, passed forwed from one generation to the other. Think yourself…"
"(religion, oil, who's got the biggest penis)....don't forget israel! I guess technically that comes under religion.
Whats in it for us/me...well me, I'm no longer a slave to religion, maybe a better world secure world without…"
"What keeps anyone going? It's just instinct that we'll do anything to survive. We're just here to fart around don't let anyone tell you differently. You just have to laugh at it all, because if you take life too seriously…"
"I may be a bit simplistic in my answer, but I have a lot to live for and many wonderful things/people in my life. My wife and kids to start with...I enjoy hunting, I love my job...
Seems that if we start thinking about "hope for mankind"…"
"Humans are racist because we evolved that way. Discrimination against out-groups and favoring in-groups is simply a positive survival trait, and so is being the biggest baddest guy on the block. (if anyone wants this explained, please ask). But as…"
"Go hiking in the mountains. Learn to surf. Listen to music. Eat sushi. Make some art. Hang out with some dogs. Take every opportunity to climb on things like when you were a kid. Fly a kite. Throw a frisbee. Love somebody. Volunteer for a good…"
"Good question, I don't know, other than the fact that I like this thing called living seems to do just fine for me right now. You know the definition of life is the absence of death and the definition of death is the absence of life. I avoid…"
"There is a lot to live for.There is time to be spend with family and friends.There is beauty in the natural world.I'm glad to be an atheist.Where is there hope in religion?Even if there was a heaven I don't think I'd want to go.Seems…"
"I wake up for a lot of reasons. First and foremost, my family. My husband, my two children, they're everything to me and seeing their smiles and hearing their laughter... it can make just about anything okay.
I wake up for coffee. The smell,…"
"Always a good question, luckily my last name gives me a great advantage... damn, that joke fell flat. My last name is Cope.
Anyway, what makes it all worth it in a godless society and one with no afterlife. Well, honestly, I spent enough time…"
"If I may add:
A beautiful song keeps me going.
If you didn't care what happened to me,
And I didn't care for you,
We would zig zag our way through the boredom and pain
Occasionally glancing up through the rain.
Wondering which of the…"
"I'm bipolar and an atheist, and I have openly admitted that sometimes it sucks. The bipolar causes me to want to kill myself at least once a week, and often I don't have any reason not to other than the fact it'd probably cause my mom…"
"Scary question and if not careful an Achilles heel for an atheist. You know it is only a dellusion for the god followers and don't think for a second they bounce out of bed vibrating with jesus love. You are asking as if we are missing…"
"I wake up to see the future. I have a taste in a beautiful genre of music and it's incredible at how good it sounds.
Ignore all the bad and look at the good side, our progression, and if we destroy our planet, then it just happens, we…"
Hi Chres, and welcome to this friendly meeting place where freethinking atheists recognise that gods are phoney and religion is a fraud used to control people;
and how tragic and inexcusable it is that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years and more.