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Why have people (Atheists) Chosen not to believe in God? Does this give freedom to live life without becoming answerable to anyone?

Many people are atheists because of the way they were brought up or educated, or because they have simply adopted the beliefs of the culture in which they grew up. So someone raised in Communist China is likely to have no belief in God because the education system and culture make being an atheist the natural thing to do.

"Other people are atheists because they just feel that atheism is right." It is on this premise that i am asking this question.


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  • Jun 21 2012: The right to choose what you believe in should not matter regardless if you are answerable to anyone. The fact a 'GOD' would make you answerable due to a mistake you made because he does not interfere in the surroundings, circumstances and life you live in is a valid point in itself.

    I am atheist because I feel it is right for myself and the views I have, if 'GOD' exists and I get summoned and asked a question I shall evoke the right to say 'no comment'. Then what will god do?

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