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Is Athesim the best sort of faith? watch

  • View Poll Results: Is Atheism the best faith?
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    As simple as it looks
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    I didn't know atheism was classed as a faith lol
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    (Original post by The Diplomat.)
    I didn't know atheism was classed as a faith lol
    Equality Act 2010 says it is

    "10 Religion or belief (1) Religion means any religion and a reference to religion includes a reference to a lack of religion."
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    My understanding is that atheism is a lack of faith?
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    (Original post by The Diplomat.)
    I didn't know atheism was classed as a faith lol
    Defined as complete trust or confidence in someone or something.
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    (Original post by Leviathan1741)
    My understanding is that atheism is a lack of faith?
    Defined as complete trust or confidence in someone or something.


    (Atheism being the something)
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    If you're going to pretend that atheism (note atheism =/= strong atheism) is a faith, then you'll also have to concede that bald is a hair colour.
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    I have faith in science
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    (Original post by sw651)
    Defined as complete trust or confidence in someone or something.
    ...but atheists don't have complete trust or confidence in 'atheism'? Atheism is the lack of a belief?
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    (Original post by Flibib)
    ...but atheists don't have complete trust or confidence in 'atheism'? Atheism is the lack of a belief?
    Sxrool up
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    Atheism isn't a faith :facepalm:
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    (Original post by Hydeman)
    If you're going to pretend that atheism (note atheism =/= strong atheism) is a faith, then you'll also have to concede that bald is a hair colour.
    We will also need to create words to describe those who lack a belief in Santa Claus; fairies; and unicorns.
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    i think defining atheism as having faith in faith being fruitless is counter intuitive to the concept of faith. therefore, atheism is the lack of faith.
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    (Original post by Plantagenet Crown)
    Atheism isn't a faith :facepalm:
    It is a faith in science
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    (Original post by Raees_Sharif)
    i think defining atheism as having faith in faith being fruitless is counter intuitive to the concept of faith. therefore, atheism is the lack of faith.
    According to a dictionary it is a faith as a faith is complete trust in something
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    (Original post by sw651)
    According to a dictionary it is a faith as a faith is complete trust in something
    What is atheism a 'complete trust' in?
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    (Original post by Illiberal Liberal)
    What is atheism a 'complete trust' in?

    In the trust that our world cannot be created by a big man in the sky. And that we can explain most of the universe with science
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    (Original post by sw651)
    In the trust that our world cannot be created by a big man in the sky.
    Well, no, but let's roll with that for now.


    Do you have complete trust that unicorns don't exist?
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    (Original post by studentro)
    No... It really isn't. It's nothing more than the lack of a belief in any god. (Note: those that hold the stronger belief that there is no god also fit into this category)
    Not correct, because otherwise agnostic atheism cannot be a faith
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    (Original post by studentro)
    Okay, you're either trolling or are incredibly ignorant. Either way, I'm out.


    According to UK laws and dictionary definition, it is.
 
 
 
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