I don't think it's as much about becoming inspired as it is losing faith in religion.
For example I was raised as a protestant Christian but as I got older I got a better understanding about how things actually work and realized that science and Christianity don't really mix. To me Christianity no longer makes sense, just a fairy tale I grew up with about being a good person.
What is so "fairy tale" about being taught and encouraged to be a good person. The idea that religion has lost its relevance to you based on that is I think terribly discomfiting if not totally disappointing.
There are areas of concordance between science and religion. Science deals with the material and physical, but religion elucidates on that material aspect of life with the concept that man must assume and aim most importantly for the spiritual. Now if you don't believe that a supernatural world exist, then I suppose you can go your own merry way.
by muhammad abdullah javed 6 months ago
What actually inspires a person to be Atheist?
by Claire Evans 6 years ago
It's easy to deconvert to atheism because they are disappointed, hurt or because they have lost their faith due to God making sense. It's harder to suddenly make a rational atheists convert to Christianity, which is faith-based. How does it happen?
by JG11Bravo 5 years ago
It's a question that has come up more than once and I have a preconceived notion about it. Do you know the Bible? Have you read it? How "advanced" is your study of the subject? Is it a 'know thy enemy' thing, or an interest in theological studies with belief absent?
by arthriticknee 9 years ago
There is no Atheist text.This ensures Atheists can't manipulate the ambiguous writings from 2,000 - 3,000 years ago to justify their actions.As far as I am aware, no one has committed mass murder in there name of there being no God.The vast majority of modern religions have had countless atrocities...
by Brittany Williams 4 years ago
Atheism only means the lack of a belief in God. Why is it so hard for Christians to realize that we dismiss their religion for the same reasons that they dismiss all other religions? It doesn't make us horrible people, immoral, or mean that we are going to hell. It just means that we think the...
by Claire Evans 24 months ago
This topic is old, I know, but I'd like to ask it anyway. Many Christians will ask an atheist, "Why are you here if you don't believe God (should it be a Christian thread)?" Some will answer, "Because I'm trying to help you see the errors of your ways. Is this...
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