I somehow came to the realization at a very early age that the only "sin" one can commit is an action that infringes on the freedom, happiness or well-being of another. Some think that this reasoning allows one to harm (kill, abuse drugs or alcohol, or engage in other risky behaviors) oneself if
How can you be moral without a belief in God? Share your views and we might add it to the website. Here are some opinions from other atheists.
I think that making decisions for this world knowing that our one life depends on those decisions creates better morals than making decisions to please a god. Those of us excepting that we only have one life to live want to make it the best life possible.
I believe that the root of morality is kind of subjective, and kind of universal. Whatever favors a community goes.
After many years as a devout Christian, I have come to a place where doubt has become my best friend. The moral values I learned as a child were pounded into me at the Catholic School I attended from Grade 1 through 8.
Having grown up in a faithless family, beside my mother being a Catholic and making me go to church as a little girl and praying to some higher god who was invisible all the time, I never developed an inkling to sway to religion.