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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 28 2012: When one man has an imaginary friend, its called insanity. When many people have the same imaginary friend, its called religion. Why do we not believe in God? We don't seek freedom, we just wanna be free from the dumb.
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      Jun 28 2012: Good call, Omar! God and religion are not the same thing. I highly recommend fleeing from religion. I also recommend fleeing to God. He is there, search and you will find. Thanks.

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