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Do you think that Atheism is a false ism?

  1. SpiritPhilosopher profile image51
    SpiritPhilosopherposted 6 years ago

    Do you think that Atheism is a false ism?


  2. BizGenGirl profile image87
    BizGenGirlposted 6 years ago

    I think that atheism is a belief system. Like wiccanism, shamanism, juedaism, christian-ism, leftism, lol. The only thing that is false, is when a person of one faith believes that anothers beliefs or faith are false. smile

  3. Porshadoxus profile image76
    Porshadoxusposted 6 years ago

    I agree with BizGenGirl. The idea of a 'false' -ism comes in two varieties.
    1. Most religions are built on beliefs in some sort of supernatural reality. Since atheism sees no supernatural, it has been called false.

    2. Many believers see their beliefs as the true beliefs, leaving all other beliefs in the false category. As such, atheism is called false.

  4. junkseller profile image83
    junksellerposted 6 years ago

    If people are to be defined by what they do not believe, than should we for instance define Christians as non-Muslims? Just because someone does not believe in one particular "ism" that does not mean they do not believe in ANYTHING.

    An ism isn't made an ism because it has a God as a focal point. It is an ism because it is enough of a unified ideology that more than one person can get underneath its tent. Deists don't have any right to define the secular ideologies which other people find meaning in, any more than secularists get to define anyone else's God.

    Your question is hollow - it has no spirit

  5. Saphire Storm profile image61
    Saphire Stormposted 6 years ago

    It is only false if you are not the one believing in it.