Some Questions Frequently Asked of Atheists

Q.  Why do atheists hate God?

A.  Atheists do not hate God.  Atheist do not believe in God, so therefore, there is nothing to hate.  That's like asking, "Why do atheist hate the Tooth Fairy?"  Atheists just have a real dislike for religion and its impact on society.

Q.  What is atheism?

A.  'A' meaning "without", 'theism' meaning "belief in god(s)".  So simply put, atheism means "without belief in god(s)".

Q.  Are atheists Satanic?

A.  No.  Not only do atheists not believe in the existence of gods, they also do not believe in the existence of devils or demons either.

Q.  If you don't believe in an afterlife, then what do you think happens to you when you die?

A.  Nothing.  I believe that when you are dead, you are simply dead.  You have no more thoughts, no consciousness.  You are no more a sentient being.  As far as you are going to be concerned, you never even existed.

Q.  Isn't atheism a religion?

A.  No.  To qualify as a religion, atheism would have to have some form of deity.

Q.  What is an agnostic?

A.  I honestly don't think there is a real difference between an agnostic and an atheist.  Agnostics claim that there isn't enough evidence to say one way or the other of whether God exists or not.  I think agnostics call themselves an agnostic instead of an atheist, because they feel they will be more sociably accepted.  Agnostics aren't agnostic about the Tooth Fairy or the Easter Bunny.

Q.  If atheists don't believe in God, then how can they have morals?

A.  It's true that atheists do not have morals toward a god, but they do have morals toward society and humanity.

Q.  Don't atheists worry that they might suddenly be shown to be wrong?

A.  No, do theists?

Q.  Why do you use the King James Version of the Bible?  There are other versions that give a much better interpretation.

A.  I use the KJV for many reasons.  First, the KJV is the most popular version of the Bible.  There are more than 30 other versions of the Bible translated into English, but the KJV out sells them all.  Second, the KJV is not copyrighted, so I don't have to worry about a lawsuit.  Third, it doesn't really matter which version of the Bible is used, they all have the same errors and fallacies.

Q.  If humans evolved from apes, why do apes still exist?

A.  Simple.  Man did not evolve from modern apes.  Humans and apes did however evolve from the same common ancestor.

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