With no afterlife, I have to treat people right the first time.

Believing There's No God

"Believing there's no God means I can't really be forgiven except by kindness and faulty memories. That's good; it makes me want to be more thoughtful. I have to try to treat people right the first time around.”

- Penn Jillette

Quote Source: NPR

Syeda Maida's picture
To be a self assessment

To be a self assessment checker of own actions without putting anything on supernatural power or diet,Make us more vigilant before doing any act and conscious work more perfectally.I personally try to act better with other human beings so there will be no guilty I feel through the gateway of bad memories

Justin Malme's picture
Which is the better person:

Which is the better person: The one who does good out of seeking reward or fear of punishment, or the person who does good to simply do good and not do bad? This is the major fault with religious beliefs, morals, and ethics; it disguises selfish agendas.

Lê Hoàng Triết Minh's picture
I think most people just want

I think most people just want to be Christian because they want to commit sin and still be accepted by society (or at least other Christians) through asking god for forgiveness

SecularSonOfABiscuitEater's picture
In my opinion, the will to

In my opinion, the will to treat people with kindness should not have to be incentivized in order to to be executed.

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