It bad to say you don't believe in god? and is it bad to say so in front of peop

Jump to Last Post 1-6 of 6 discussions (6 posts)
  1. Blue12208 profile image53
    Blue12208posted 7 years ago

    It bad to say you don't believe in god? and is it bad to say so in front of people who think god...

    I mean why do people believe in him for the longest people say jesus will save us and you must give you're self to god. I got some bad news for the people who say god is real it's just something man made to give him self a excuse for doing bad things in his/her life. I never have once believe that someone who is always there always watching and looking out for you is there. So does that mean I'm bad?

  2. Pierre Savoie profile image60
    Pierre Savoieposted 7 years ago

    That's right, there's nothing more fake than God, I assure you.  And it's not quite correct to say you "don't believe in God" because people will want to think that phrase pre-assumes a God exists, you just don't believe in it.  You should say "I believe there IS NO God" in a more definite way.  Atheists are 12% of the U.S., 27% of Canada, a majority in Europe, and of course it is the more progressive people who are more likely to be Atheists.

    The page offers a page of Advice for Atheists, and how to deal with other people:  your boss, your relatives, what to do if you're a teen trapped in a religious family, that sort of thing: … d_More.htm

  3. Dr. Wendy profile image60
    Dr. Wendyposted 7 years ago

    If you look at the world in black or white, we are all bad to one degree or another.  But if you see various shades of gray, I guess many of us can be considered good, at least part of the time.  None of us are perfect though, we are human and we make mistakes.  To the Christian, we believe that there is a heaven and a hell and that our inperfections would keep us out of heaven unless we believe in Jesus.  We believe He died for our sins and paid our penalty.  Space prevents me from going into it here.  I am sure you have read the story though. If you haven't and want to hear more, let me know.

    But onto your question... Are you bad to say you don't believe in God?  No, you are honest.  People need to learn to be respectful of other people's opinions.  We all should be able to present our views, in a kind way, without condemnation from those who believe differently.  With that having been said, I will be the first to admit that it is hard to not let a discussion get heated when you are talking about something you are very passionate about.

  4. M. T. Dremer profile image93
    M. T. Dremerposted 7 years ago

    You're not a bad person for believing there is no god. Atheists and agnostics have the same potential to be good as any religion. As for whether or not you should say it in front of religious people, that answer is largely situational. In other words, I wouldn't recommend seeking out religious people and telling them you don't believe in a god. That would probably just spark arguments and anger. However if someone asks you outright, what do you believe in, then you should be true to yourself and give an honest answer. My wife's parents have a more spiritual view of the world than I do, but I do my best not to belittle their views or openly speak out against it. If, however, they ask my opinion, I tell the truth. I think that is an important thing to remember because you shouldn't be ashamed of what you believe, whether you are religious or not.

  5. spanishtoday profile image59
    spanishtodayposted 7 years ago

    Of course it's not bad to say that you don't believe, there is a stigma attached to it in certain places but that shouldn't stop you. Pierre, great response.

  6. Darrell Roberts profile image75
    Darrell Robertsposted 5 years ago

    If you believe in God or not is a personal preference.  I do not think it is fair that people would label a person a "bad person" just because of difference of opinion.  I people are really interested in getting to know another person they would have respectful dialogue and hopefully learn from each other. 

    I would add that not all people who believe in God use it as an excuse to do bad things.  In most case it is supposed to be that people who do believe in God should do "good" things to make it into "heaven" or at least get a better birth next life. 

    Best wishes


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)