These are my reasons for being an atheist

These are my reasons for being an atheist

Sometimes people ask me why I am an atheist. While I can think of many general reasons, I have personal reasons that first started me to doubt my faith and later convinced me that there was no reason to have faith at all. While I have written several posts about this slow process of realisation, this post is intended as a summary of that process. These are my reasons for being an atheist. Continue reading “These are my reasons for being an atheist”

Why I am an atheist – part 4

This is the fourth article of an intended series in which I will explain why I am an atheist. The first part can be found here, the second part is here and the third part is here. Much of this is based on my own, personal thoughts and experiences with religion, mostly Christianity, because that is the religion I have been exposed to the most. While this is not intended as an attack on people of faith, you may wish to stop reading if you can’t handle opposing viewpoints very well or if you don’t like your faith challenged. This fourth article will look closer at religious morals.
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Why I am an atheist – part 3

This is the third article of an intended series during which I will explain why I am an atheist. The first part can be found here,, the second part is here. Much of this is based on my own, personal thoughts and experiences with religion, mostly Christianity, because that is the religion I have been exposed to the most. While this is not intended as an attack on people of faith, you may wish to stop reading if you can’t handle opposing viewpoints very well or if you don’t like your faith challenged. This third article will look at how religion fails to make good on things promised. Continue reading “Why I am an atheist – part 3”

Why I am an atheist – part 2

This is the second article of an intended series during which I will explain why I am an atheist. The first part can be found here. Much of this is based on my own, personal thoughts and experiences with religion, mostly Christianity, because that is the religion I have been exposed to the most. While this is not intended as an attack on people of faith, you may wish to stop reading if you can’t handle opposing viewpoints very well or if you don’t like your faith challenged. This second part will look at my problems with the concept of original sin. Continue reading “Why I am an atheist – part 2”

Why I am an atheist – part 1

This is the first article of an intended series during which I will explain why I am an atheist. Much of this is based on my own, personal thoughts and experiences with religion, mostly Christianity, because that is the religion I have been exposed to the most. While this is not intended as an attack on people of faith, you may wish to stop reading if you can’t handle opposing viewpoints very well or if you don’t like your faith challenged. This first part will look at a rather formative experience I had when I was in my early teens.
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