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9 Things Non-Religious People Are Sick Of Hearing

"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for a reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed" - Albert Einstein. Morality does not and should not come from fear.

Note: Some of the things I post on this board do NOT apply to me and/or necessarily reflect my own views.

I grew up in a church but I just didn't buy into it. I support all of those who have learned to live a positive life through religion AS MUCH as I support positive people who don't practice religion at all.

It feels better not to be an asshole.

This is why I think secular morality trumps religious morality. Religious people do good things so they look good to their sky daddy. Atheists do good things because we have empathy.

Religion gives people hope in a world torn apart by religion. #atheist #atheism

Religion gives people hope…

I value humanity and the planet more than delusional belief systems.

Atheism, Religion, God is Imaginary. I am not religious. I am a humanist because human beings are more important than dogma and traditions.

I know this doesn't quite fit with the "things worth fighting for" theme, but it's the best place I have for it. I'm not trying to force it on anyone, believe me.

Atheism is epistemologically synonymous with Religious Belief. It, just as Religious Belief, is the arrogant antithesis of agnostic humility.

It's called having conscience and feeling remorse to understand the difference between right/wrong - this is what morals are - it's NOT about using religion to be judgmental about another individual's life when you don't know where they came from or how they were brought up.

Bill Giyaman posted "When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion." Abraham Lincoln / atheism / founding father / president to their -inspiring- postboard via the Juxtapost bookmarklet.

Not at all. It is asking why, if I am going to be dead in a week, why go to work today? If atheists are right, the end of everything is the end of everything; at that time nothing we have done will make a difference

Not a slave to an imaginary master anymore. Real freedom is owning ones own life and mind!

I really don't understand why people are so obsessed with religion.  Just be a good person.  You don't need a book to tell you that.

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Atheism, Religion, God is Imaginary. I really don't understand why people are so obsessed with religion. Just be a good person. You don't need a book to tell you that.

Before you comment do us all a favor and look up the definition of 'unconditional' and accept the fact that this statement is accurate.

AND threatens to send his "loved children" to hell if they don't love him back. Imagine if people did this to their own children -- threatened to throw them in a furnace. They would be in prison for being criminally isane.

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Not my perfect sentiment as I don't know the sayings of Buddha, nor do I know how much i "believe" in humanity. But I *DO* believe in compassion, empathy, and love!

What I believe: sums it up for me very nicely. I'm grateful to live in Sweden, where compassion, empathy and, above all, morality trumps religion.