Atheism Is A Statement
Date: September 11, 1996
To me, atheism is a statement of non-belief. When I say I am an atheist, I am saying that I cannot find enough evidence to suggest that a supernatural "being" exists. If this is a negative belief, then why would I want to counter this "accusation." And while there are many positive aspects in not believing in things that don't exist, the term "positive atheism" is unclear to me. The essence of atheism is a non-belief in a god. No other beliefs I may or may not have can be inferred from my statement of atheism.
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