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← So what's the goal with theism?

Schrodinger's Cat's Avatar Jump to comment 19 by Schrodinger's Cat

The real question should be ' What is atheism going to offer people instead of religion ? '

It's really only a small minority of people who have the 'truth at all costs' attitude to life. The vast majority want their opiate.......and simply don't want to hear that their already rather inonsequential lives actually exist in a cold, hard, meaningless universe.

Before one can even think about widespread atheism, one is going to have to take care of most of the social issues.....poverty, injustice, etc.....that cause religions to thrive in the first place.

Wed, 16 May 2012 13:08:53 UTC | #941829