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← Who wants to go through life defining themselves as a 'non-believer'?

AfraidToDie's Avatar Jump to comment 6 by AfraidToDie

But if lots of non-believers choose not to tick “No Religion”, I won’t be surprised.

Duh! I won't be surprised either. Would you expect a non-believer to check another box?
Our atheism is in many ways the least interesting thing about us. It merely indicates what we don’t believe in, rather than saying anything about what we do believe in ..

Being anit-witch doctor wouldn't be important either, unless you lived in a tribe that uses them for their medical treatment. Being non-religious becomes extremely important when your life is surrounded by believers, especially those who think we are going to hell and are a menace to society. Being a non-believe in our society IS a very important way to define ourseleves.

Sat, 26 Mar 2011 12:02:03 UTC | #607359