IhartU has piqued my curious mind (as usual :-) ), and I started thinking :
I know that atheists do have SOME beliefs - for example, I know of quite a few that believe in reincarnation (which is what prompted this question). So, what beliefs do you have?
Believe in ANY form of afterlife, weather it be reincarnation, returning to earth as a ghost, or anything like that?
Believe in the paranormal such as ghosts, spirits, hauntings, etc?
Believe in psychic powers?
And, do you believe that your these beliefs are tied in to your belief system (atheism) in any way?
Thanks for taking the time to answer! :-)
Answer by Anonymous at 1:17 PM on Jul. 24, 2009
Answer by IhartU at 1:25 PM on Jul. 24, 2009
Answer by Princessofscots at 1:33 PM on Jul. 24, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 1:35 PM on Jul. 24, 2009
Answer by jennijune_21 at 1:43 PM on Jul. 24, 2009
Answer by jennijune_21 at 1:45 PM on Jul. 24, 2009
Answer by ithi at 2:57 PM on Jul. 24, 2009
Atheism isn't a belief system. It is simply a non-belief in the existance of deities of any sort. I'm a skeptic. I do not believe in fairy, trolls, gnomes, gremlins, etc any more than I would believe in a god or goddess. ESP -- some people are simply better at reading other people and their own natural instincts than others. DIVINATION -- I suppose it is likely a person could possibly be sensitive to the magnetic field like other animals are (an heightened natural sense) much like some people have a super sensitive sense of smell, hearing, or touch.Â Â Â
Answer by amileegirl at 4:44 PM on Jul. 24, 2009
Answer by amileegirl at 4:45 PM on Jul. 24, 2009
The part of me that leans toward atheism (I am more agnostic, I'll admit.) believes that when we die we're gone. Our energy SHOULD be dispersed to the Earth and we become food for fungus and such. It goes along the lines of not destroying or creating energy but it being a continuing cycle. So, in that sense, yes, reincarnation is real to me. Not in the magical or religious way many people look at it, though. When we die, our brains just stop working and our personalities cease to be other than in others' minds.
Answer by SxdUpAngel at 5:26 PM on Jul. 24, 2009
Next question overall
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