They both sound fulfilling. And there may exist other avenues leading to a fulfilling life. Different people will prefer one way over another. Everyone has to follow thier own path.
Your picture suggests that atheists do not care about "serving your fellow man." This of course is untrue. In fact, by not having to focus their efforts on serving an invisible god, atheists may have more time to focus on helping their fellow man. Religious organizations have done a lot to meet needs, but not every Christian truly cares about people. Not every atheist is concerned with helping people either, but many are making a difference. One does not have to worship a god in order to live a life of compassion and kindness.
I just thought that needed to be said.
Serving a god does not sound fulfilling. Sickening actually.
I make up my meaning as I go along (if I choose to have one), it has so far been about gaining knowledge and keeping my friends happy.
by bg jojo 3 years ago
I was just washing one of my favorite animations on this subject and I was wondering what everyone elses' view on this question.
by Ron Hooft 7 years ago
Christians often tell atheists that without god there is no purpose to life. But they never tell us what this purpose is. So I would Christians o tell us in concrete terms what purpose it is they are talking about. It must be grandiose and a meaning purpose being it comes from a god. So all us...
by paarsurrey 7 years ago
The atheists agnostics skeptics apatheists; all while away their lives; finding no purpose in life and no goal in life, their actions become meaningless and their thoughts get frustrated.
by Mikeydoes 8 years ago
Having a religion instantly puts meaning into your life, while atheism has no real meaning for life. What if god didn't exist? How would you cope? Would life be Way harder on you? But mainly my Main question is how would you cope with life and what would you think about life and death?
by Peter Leeper 6 years ago
From a non-religious point of view: What in your opinion is the meaning of life?If you feel this question can't be answered without a religious beleif please don't answer. I am interested what people think the meaning of life is from a more philosophical point of view.Thanks!
by Brian 8 years ago
I am in a situation where I am quickly running out of my savings, paying my bills, and, all that. So, I went looking for avenues to ask for donations at another website. And the result has not been good at all. (As in zero donations so far.)So, I am curious. If you were asked by a charity...
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