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#126 - itrinx (04/30/2013) [-]
"Which Religion cares the most about homeless"
"Which Religion cares the most"
"Which Religion"
"Religion"

Atheist.

wat
#527 to #126 - adamks (05/01/2013) [-]
I believe the word "atheist" should be removed from every language. Atheist should just be normal. Why the fuck is there a word for NOT having a religion? Should there also be a word for not collecting bottlecaps?
User avatar #415 to #126 - psykobear (05/01/2013) [-]
Atheist is a religion based on the belief that there is no higher power, isn't it?
User avatar #398 to #126 - dragonstew (05/01/2013) [-]
Bald is still a hair style.
User avatar #327 to #126 - kabuthefox ONLINE (05/01/2013) [-]
its the religious belief of no higher beings/gods
#499 to #327 - notthistime ONLINE (05/01/2013) [-]
if atheism is a religion, then that means you have to be religious. You are making it as though there is no choice and everyone has a religion. and if everyone is religious, then there is no point in classifying anything as a religion.
User avatar #515 to #499 - kabuthefox ONLINE (05/01/2013) [-]
re·li·gion
/riˈlijən/
Noun


1)The belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, esp. a personal God or gods.

2) Details of belief as taught or discussed.
User avatar #517 to #515 - kabuthefox ONLINE (05/01/2013) [-]
source would be dictionary.com, if that makes it anymore creditable
User avatar #555 to #517 - kabuthefox ONLINE (05/01/2013) [-]
dunno y im getting thumbed down its the legit definiation
oh well ppl r upset over dumb shit anyways
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#215 to #126 - mykol (05/01/2013) [-]
He's fuckin homeless, he probably isn't the most bestest edumacated.
User avatar #160 to #126 - secretdestroyers (04/30/2013) [-]
Well, it's an "ism" which, by definition makes it a belief. May not be what we would define as a religion, but it is a belief structure, like religion....
#525 to #160 - anonymous (05/01/2013) [-]
"Religion is an organized collection of belief systems, cultural systems, and world views that relate humanity to spirituality and, sometimes, to moral values."

Atheism has nothing to do with spirituality...
#399 to #160 - anonymous (05/01/2013) [-]
Atheism
Notice the A
Which means lack thereof

Therefore it is the complete lack of religion, and can't get any further from theism
User avatar #466 to #399 - dlman ONLINE (05/01/2013) [-]
theism: belief in the existence of a god or gods; specifically : belief in the existence of one God viewed as the creative source of the human race and the world who transcends yet is immanent in the world (from Merriam-Webster dictionary)

Atheism doesn't mean a complete lack of religion, it means a lack of belief in a diety or higher power. Buddhist don't believe in a god, and Buddhism is still considered a religion.
User avatar #437 to #399 - secretdestroyers (05/01/2013) [-]
But, if you separate the 'a' and the rest of the word it becomes "A theism," which theoretically would mean.....


Portal 3 confirmed.
User avatar #343 to #160 - diblie (05/01/2013) [-]
By that logic Autism is a belief structure.
#379 to #343 - lamarisagoodname (05/01/2013) [-]
>efficiency of the english language
#345 to #343 - secretdestroyers (05/01/2013) [-]
I have...no response to that.
User avatar #148 to #126 - llamasandwhich (04/30/2013) [-]
Whether the choice is A or B, it's still a choice to not choose.
#139 to #126 - buckeyeup (04/30/2013) [-]
I posted this below:

Since it is impossible to prove or disprove the existence of a higher being, atheism can be classified as a religion since it is the belief that there is no god.
User avatar #344 to #139 - diblie (05/01/2013) [-]
If Atheism is a religion, "off" is a TV channel.
User avatar #196 to #139 - itrinx (04/30/2013) [-]
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion

You believe in some sort of god: it's a religion. It's not about having an opinion about it. Atheists are supposed to be Don'tgiveafuckers.
#221 to #196 - mykol (05/01/2013) [-]
Atheists are not don't giveafuckers, they believe 100% that there is no god. Agnostics are don'tgiveafuckers, they don't care either way.
User avatar #355 to #221 - itrinx (05/01/2013) [-]
Oooooooh
#245 to #221 - anonymous (05/01/2013) [-]
Atheists do not believe 100% that there is no God. They believe there is no proof, therefore there is nothing to believe, but they are not 100% sure, that is illogical. Absence of Proof is not Proof of Absense.

tl;dr Atheism is the belief in nothing
#229 to #221 - anonymous (05/01/2013) [-]
Pretty sure those people do give a fuck since they think something exists.
User avatar #154 to #139 - warrenzthehero (04/30/2013) [-]
Are you an idiot?
That's not what a religion is.
A religion is a belief in a supernatural force guiding humans,
OR
the belief in a god.
A religion is not just a belief. Atheism is not a religion. Neither is Buddhism, Taoism, or Confucianism. Agnostic is not a religion either.
By your logic, a conspiracy theory that we've never been to the moon is a religion because it is the "belief we haven't been to the moon."
#166 to #154 - buckeyeup (04/30/2013) [-]
Is Atheism not a belief on the existence of a higher power?

Religion: a personal set or institutionalized system of religious attitudes, beliefs, and practices

Religion: a cause, principle, or system of beliefs held to with ardor and faith

Source: Merriam-Webster
User avatar #199 to #166 - mrpo (04/30/2013) [-]
>isn't religion collective beliefs of something "more".
>and a atheist lack beliefs(thats the definition of the word.)
>doesn't that make a atheist a anti religion.

am I wrong?
#201 to #199 - buckeyeup (05/01/2013) [-]
Atheists maintain the belief that there is no higher being...
User avatar #213 to #201 - mrpo (05/01/2013) [-]
or a rejecting of belief in a higher being

it's all in the words man
#223 to #213 - buckeyeup (05/01/2013) [-]
Since the existence of a higher being cannot be proven or dis-proven, its a belief
User avatar #246 to #223 - mrpo (05/01/2013) [-]
but it doesn't make it a religion, since religion is collective beliefs in a higher being

I get your point, but youre using the wrong word
#147 to #139 - anonymous (04/30/2013) [-]
But... religion is the belief in some sort of god... but atheists don't believe in any god...
User avatar #135 to #126 - thenameschuck (04/30/2013) [-]
I guess he put it there or 1 just 1 person would be "OMEGURD WHER R ATHIST?" just a fag that calls themself an atheist
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