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AtheistEgbert's Avatar Jump to comment 20 by AtheistEgbert

Even great minds who should know better try and add more and more onto the definition of atheism. There is even a political party in America called The National Atheist Party.

Atheism means only that, "I am not a theist" it does not mean I'm necessarily rational, nor liberal nor intelligent, nor moral. Atheism is on the extreme fringe of my world view, like all the other non beliefs in magical things. Why would I define myself in the negative to a group of people who I consider insane in the first place?

The word atheist, which is on the front of my nickname, is a fingers up to those who want to define me, it's not meant to define me or make me belong, it's a rejection of belonging.

Sat, 04 Feb 2012 22:00:11 UTC | #914663