How Do Atheists Tell Right From Wrong - Stories from our Community

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 am not an "ex-theist". Rather, I was raised in a society which assumed eveyone was religious with no evidence and legally mandated religious education in schools (UK, 1950s &60s) I never really embraced it, though, and had doubts from the very beginning.

I have experienced an enormous sense of moral freedom brought about primarily by the realization that there is no omnipotent being peering over my shoulder all the time and passing judgement and neither are my actions influenced by some invisible force, over which I have no control.  With that mo