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What it REALLY Means to Be an Atheist

What it REALLY Means to Be an Atheist:

Opening your Eyes to Skepticism and Free-Thought 

By David G. McAfee

Author of Disproving Christianity: Refuting the World’s Most Followed Religion

 

                I don’t claim to know an over-arching “Meaning of Life”, but I do operate under the understanding that life should not be lived under the pretense that it is simply a “test” propagated by an invisible, intangible, Creator-God. And it should not be spent identifying with religious traditions and organized groups that, historically, have been at the root of oppression and violence. Our precious time on earth should not be spent attempting to justify unbelievable acts of cruelty, death, and disease as a part of “God’s Plan” or the greater good- and clinging to ancient texts that preach ill-concealed bigotry and sexism. Continue reading