"Think hard about the reasons for believing and not believing, what
your religion teaches you and demands so inexorably that you believe.
I am convinced that if you follow closely the natural light of your
spirit, you will see ... that all the religions in the world are only
human inventions and that everything your religion teaches you and
forces you to believe as supernatural and divine is at heart only
error, lie, illusion and trickery." Jean Meslier, French priest (1664-1729)
A new beginning
How do you live when you realize that religion is false?
Do you descend into despair? Lead a life of crime and
The opposite, actually. Atheists appear more likely to live
moral, happier lives than those who are stuck in superstition.
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If God existed, he would...
admire the beauty of a universe that he did not create
recognize that eternity is meaningless
deny both heaven and hell
disown all men and women who speak in his name
denounce the harm caused by religious "morality"
help the human race to thrive without him
If God existed, he would be an atheist.
What is the difference between science and faith?
science is certain of nothing and requires proof of everything
faith is certain of everything and requires proof of nothing
Which do you trust?
"I know there is no God"
"I believe there is no God"
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