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"Fuck your God, Nigger."
—The best argument against God's existence.
"The fuck you talkin' about, atheist?"
—Uttered in the intro by the esteemed Tim Black.

Atheism is a religion, just like how nudity is an outfit, that is centered around the worship of Satan and the hatred of God. It is practiced by people who are mad at God for giving them tiny genitalia and encourages its members to commit immoral acts like rape, murder, masturbation and treating homosexuals like human beings.

Atheism was practiced by Hitler, An Emo Kid, George Lucas, the evil lady from 101 Dalmatians, and Muhammad.

Similar to the gay agenda, the atheistic movement has taken over America and works tirelessly to strip it of the Judeo-Christian values that has made this great nation what it was. It's a good thing there are people bravely standing against these satanic minions at Fox News.

The cast of DP is a trio of atheists, who of course have no morals and rape bananas indiscriminately. Many atheists are also devout followers of Kenyanism. Richard Dawkins and TJ and currently in competition to become the Pope of atheism.

The Atheist's Daily Routine

  • 08:30am - Wake up
  • 08:31am - Cry about Creationism in schools, shake your fists to the sky and yell: "I hate you God!"
  • 08:45am - Shower in blood
  • 09:00am - Eat a baby
  • 09:15am - Skype with Satan, discuss world domination
  • 09:30am - Drive to work and sing along with Ozzy
  • 10:05am - Scowl and hiss while walking to the desk
  • 12:30pm - Get a latte and gluten free pastry for lunch
  • 05:30pm - Drive home and listen to Rammstein
  • 06:00pm - Eat another baby
  • 10:00pm - Watch a ridiculous documentary pertaining to atheism
  • 03:15am - Light black candles and pray to the Dark Lord

"Gaytheism"

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"Gaytheism" is a portmanteau referring to someone who identifies as a homosexual and an atheist. It is frequently used by nemeses of TJ to discredit him; referring to him as 'The Amazing Gaytheist' or 'The Unamazing Atheist'. He actually identifies as bisexual, and wouldn't care otherwise.

Richard Dawkins has been called a gaytheist. [1]

In More Detail About Belief And Knowledge

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Atheist weekly magazine

Belief

Theism

Main Article: Theism

Theism is about belief in a god or gods. Theists accept a claim about the existence of a god or gods as true. In a nutshell theists have the positive belief that the god claim is true.

Etymology of the term 'theism': The term theism derived from the Ancient Greek theós(θεός), meaning “deity, god”. Attested in English from 1678, theist being slightly earlier, 16 years earlier in 1662.

Atheism

An atheist is someone who does not accept, as true, claims that assert the existence of gods. Therefore an atheist is someone who have a lack of belief in god or gods.

Etymology of the term 'atheism': The term atheism derived from the Ancient Greek a-(ἀ-), meaning “without” and from the Ancient Greek theós(θεός), meaning “deity, god”. In the Ancient Greek: átheos(ἄθεος) meaning "without god(s)" or “godless”. Later appears in the 16th century French athéisme, from athée (“atheist”). First English attestation dates to 1587.

Note: The words "atheism" or "atheist" should never be capitalized(unless they are at the beginning of a sentence) because they are not proper nouns. Only idiots who can't spell properly capitalize them.

Considering the claims regarding the existence of a god, there are two possible claims:

  1. God exists (The theist's position is one of belief, while the atheist's position is one of disbelief.)
  2. God does not exist (The theist's position is one of disbelief, while atheists can hold either position.)

For either claim, there are two positions one can take with regard to belief:

  • Belief or acceptance of the claim
  • Disbelief or rejection of the claim

Knowledge

Gnosticism

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Brett Keane showing atheists that he means business.

Gnosticism (in the sense used here) addresses the issue of what one knows or claims to know. Gnostics are individuals who claim to know that a claim about the existence of a god is true.

Etymology of the term 'gnosticism': The term gnosticism derived from the French gnostique, from the Ancient Greek gnōstikós(γνωστικός) meaning “relating to knowledge”, from gnōstós(γνωστός) meaning “known”, from gignṓskō(γιγνώσκω) meaning “I know”.

Agnosticism

Agnostics are atheists who pretend that they aren't atheists so that the church is less likely to hate them. Seriously though, agnosticism is not about belief in god, but about knowledge. An agnostic is, literally, someone who does not claim to know that such claims are true. An additional, and common, usage of the term agnostic exists as a label for the philosophical position invented by Thomas Huxley. Those individuals adopting this label claim that the answers to questions about the existence of gods are unknown and unknowable.

Additionally, many claim that the questions are essentially meaningless as "god" is ill-defined. (See igtheism/ignosticism below.)

Etymology of the term 'agnosticism': The term agnosticism first attested in 1870; coined by Thomas Huxley, and derived from the Ancient Greek a-(ἀ-), meaning “without” or “not” and from the Ancient Greek gnōstikós(γνωστικός) meaning “relating to knowledge”, from gnōstós(γνωστός) meaning “known”, from gignṓskō(γιγνώσκω) meaning “I know”. In the Ancient Greek: ágnōstos(ἄγνωστος) meaning “ignorant" or "not knowing”.

Combining Terms

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The average reaction to announcing you're an atheist.

The terms atheist and agnostic are not mutually exclusive. You could be an agnostic atheist, meaning you don't think one can know whether or not a god exists, but you don't feel that belief is justified by evidence or argument.

Many people assume that atheists believe that gods can be proved not to exist, but this isn't strictly true. You could call such a person a gnostic atheist, one who doesn't believe in a god and thinks that his belief can be proven.

As the terms aren't mutually exclusive, it's possible to combine them into four descriptions:

  • Agnostic atheism - An agnostic atheist does not believe any god exists, but doesn't claim to know whether this is actually true.
  • Gnostic atheism - A gnostic atheist believes that no god exists and claims to know that this belief is true.
  • Agnostic theism - An agnostic theist believes a god exists, but doesn't claim to know that this belief is true.
  • Gnostic theism - A gnostic theist believes a god exists and claims to know that this belief is true.

It's important to note, when discussing the complicated issues of knowledge and Epistemology, that these claims of knowledge do not necessarily require absolute omniscience. It can be argued that we can never truly "know" anything, yet we constantly make claims of knowledge - you may "know" who your (birth) mother is, for example, but you could be wrong. For many gnostic atheists, their claim of knowledge stems from practical considerations. The positive assertion that "gods don't exist" can be made, and said to be "known", in the same spirit as the statement that "leprechauns don't exist" or "fairies don't exist".

Dawkins Scale

On the spectrum of theistic probability besides the gnostic/agnostic-theist/atheist scale there is an other scale of categorizing one's belief/non-belief regarding the probability of the existence of a deity called the Dawkins scale formulated by Richard Dawkins:

  1. Strong theist: I do not question the existence of a god. I know he exists.
  2. De-facto theist: I cannot know for certain, but I strongly believe in a god.
  3. Weak theist: I am very uncertain, but I'm inclined to believe in a god.
  4. Pure agnostic: A god's existence and non-existence are exactly equiprobable.
  5. Weak atheist: I don't know whether a god exists, but I'm inclined to be skeptical.
  6. De-Facto atheist: I cannot know for certain, but I think a god is very improbable.
  7. Strong atheist: I am 100% sure that there is no god.

(Btw Richard Dawkins self-identifies as a '6' on the scale, though when interviewed by Bill Maher[2] and later by Anthony Kenny[3], he suggested '6.9' to be more accurate.)

Igtheism/Ignosticism

Igtheism or ignosticism is the idea that every theological position assumes too much about the concept of a "god" (and about other religious bullshit; including concepts of faith, spirituality, heaven, hell, afterlife, damnation, salvation, sin, soul yada yada yada...). The term was coined by Rabbi Sherwin Wine, who is the founder of the Society for Humanistic Judaism. To Ignostics every religious term or theological concept presented must be accompanied by a coherent definition. Without a clear definition such terms cannot be meaningfully discussed. Such terms or concepts must also be falsifiable. Lacking this an ignostic takes the theological noncognitivist position. For example, if the term "God" does not refer to anything reasonably defined then there is no conceivable method to test against the existence of god. Therefore the term "god" has no literal significance and need not be debated or discussed. In a nutshell Igtheist/ignostic is a person who thinks that the concept of a god doesn't make any fucking sense what so ever.

Etymology of the term 'ignosticism': The term ignosticism is derived from the English ig-, the abbreviation of  "ignorant" and from the Ancient Greek gnōstikós(γνωστικός) meaning “relating to knowledge”, from gnōstós(γνωστός) meaning “known”, from gignṓskō(γιγνώσκω) meaning “I know”.

A notable YouTuber who identifies as an igtheist/ignostic for example TheMessianicManic (he of course also identifies as an agnostic atheist). He even did a video on why he is an igtheist. He also made a video about "atheism" and "agnosticism".

Notable Atheists

Gallery

Atheist, humanist, skeptic, science and secular quotes

  • “Isn't atheism just another religion?' No, it isn't. Atheism has no creeds, rituals, holy book, absolute moral code, origin myth, sacred spaces or shrines. It has no sin, divine judgment, forbidden words, prayer, worship, prophecy, group privileges, or anointed 'holy' leaders. Atheists don't believe in a transcendent world or supernatural afterlife. Most important, there is no orthodoxy in atheism.” ― Dan Barker
  • "Religion is a sneaky bastard. One second he's smiling in your face telling you how rational and sane he is. The next minute he's jumping around like a monkey on crack, throwing hammers at school children." ― Thomas Kirk, a.k.a. The Amazing Atheist
  • "Religion is not a force for good in the world. Never was. Never will be. Irrational beliefs don't lead to productive actions with positive real world outcomes." ― Thomas Kirk, a.k.a. The Amazing Atheist
  • "The truth of the matter is if an all-knowing, all-powerful god needs your help he is not god." ― Dusty Smith
  • "Merely discovering the unknown is not enough to increase the knowledge of mankind. You also have to counter those who would poison the well of knowledge with ideologically driven disinformation." ― Phil Mason, a.k.a. Thunderf00t
  • "Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without it you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion." ― Steven Weinberg
  • From the Codex of Altaïr Ibn-La’Ahad in Assassin’s Creed II
  • "It’s a strange myth that atheists have nothing to live for. It’s the opposite. We have nothing to die for. We have everything to live for." ― Ricky Gervais
  • "Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?" ― Epicurus
  • "Rational arguments don't usually work on religious people. Otherwise there would be no religious people." ― Gregory House, M.D.
  • "If a person talks to God, he's religious. If God talks to him, he's psychotic." ― Gregory House, M.D.
  • "Religion is a symptom of irrational belief and groundless hope. Altered mental status, on the other hand, is a symptom of porphyria." ― Gregory House, M.D.
  • "Isn’t it interesting that religious behavior is so close to being crazy we can’t tell it apart." ― Gregory House, M.D.
  • "It is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring." ― Carl Sagan
  • "In heaven all the interesting people are missing." ― Friedrich Nietzsche
  • "Science knows it doesn't know everything; otherwise, it'd stop. But just because science doesn't know everything doesn't mean you can fill in the gaps with whatever fairy tale most appeals to you." ― Dara Ó Briain
  • "To criticize a person for their race is manifestly irrational and ridiculous, but to criticize their religion, that is a right. That is a freedom. The freedom to criticize ideas, any ideas - even if they are sincerely held beliefs - is one of the fundamental freedoms of society. A law which attempts to say you can criticize and ridicule ideas as long as they are not religious ideas is a very peculiar law indeed." ― Rowan Atkinson
  • “And if there were a God, I think it very unlikely that He would have such an uneasy vanity as to be offended by those who doubt His existence” ― Bertrand Russell
  • "Same sex marriage isn't gay privilege, it's equal rights. Privilege would be something like gay people not paying taxes. Like churches don't." ― Ricky Gervais
  • "You can believe what you want religiously. Religion is one thing, but science, provable science, is something else." ― Bill Nye
  • "There is perhaps no better demonstration of the folly of human conceits than this distant image of our tiny world. To me, it underscores our responsibility to deal more kindly with one another and to preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we've ever known." ― Carl Sagan
  • "You can't just say there is a God because well, the world is beautiful. You have to account for bone cancer in children. You have to account for the fact that almost all animals in the wild live under stress with not enough to eat and will die violent and bloody deaths. There is not any way that you can just choose the nice bits and say that means there is a God and ignore the true fact of what nature is." ―Stephen Fry
  • "When a claim is falsified in science it's discarded and put into the trash bin of bad ideas. When a claim of religion is falsified it becomes a metaphor. It's never said to be true , it just has some other meaning that we haven't grasped until the moment science disproved it." ―Jerry A. Coyne
  • "If I were a god no child would suffer, no child would die anywhere ever. If I were omniscient I would know countless ways to protect the ones I love and to guide them without sacrifice. If I were omnipotent nothing could stop me from keeping my children from being cruel or from killing. If I were a god I would not torture forever just because someone didn't love me. But I am not a god so I will do my best to care for myself while helping others one kindness at time." ―Anonymous
  • "Properly read, the bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived." ―Isaac Asimov
  • "You could claim that anything's real if the only basis for believing in it is that nobody 's proved it doesn't exist!" ―J.K. Rowling
  • Without cultural indoctrination, all us would be atheists or, more specifically, while many may dream up their own gods as our ancestors did , they would certainly not be "Christian" or "Jewish" or "Muslim" or any other established religion. That's because without the texts and the churches and familial instruction, there are no independent evidences that any specific religion is true. Outside of the Bible, how would one hear of Jesus? The same goes for every established religion. If we were to start the world anew without any modern books or teachings , language would be developed again, science would be pursued and our understandings expanded, but Jesus and Mohammed and Abraham would cease to exist." ―David. G. McAfee
  • Qyburn: "We hope you'll excuse us for saying it, but belief is so often the death of reason" Queen Cersei: "I wish you'd said it soooner." ―A discussion between Cersei and Qyburn after she have been imprisoned by religious fanatics in the 5th season 8th episode of Game of Thrones
  • "We [atheists] still believe in people. I believe in human beings. Whenever there's a disaster, human beings stand up. Zero gods have ever stood up for a disaster." ―Eddie Izzard
  • "If religion were true, its followers would not try to bludgeon their young into an artificial conformity; but would merely insist on their unbending quest for truth, irrespective of artificial backgrounds or practical consequences." - H.P. Lovecraft
  • "God is dead, God remains dead, and we have killed him." - Friedrich Nietzsche
  • "I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world." - Marilyn Manson
  • "God is a thought who makes crooked all that is straight." - Friedrich Nietzsche

References

  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPhuONQcSi8
  2. Richard Dawkins on Bill Maher: https://youtu.be/8fUYUvvJiW0
  3. Bingham, John (February 24, 2012). "Richard Dawkins: I can't be sure God does not exist"The Telegraph. Retrieved February 24, 2012.

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