Welcome to Atheist Nexus and the world of common sense.
You are on the right track and part of the atheist world into which we are all born. The 'standard fare' is just bogus. See my own profile.
founder of the group
"ORIGINS: Universe, Life, Humankind, Darwin..." This very busy group has fine discussion, good writing, about 90 science video clips, and seeks to understand the mysteries of the universe and how life and everything began.