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I'm a friendly Atheist by andshedreamed I'm a friendly Atheist by andshedreamed
Not all Atheists are nasty. :heart:
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KasaiDragon Featured By Owner Edited Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Discriminate against stereotypes! Not all atheists are mean! Not all Christians are insane! Not all Muslims are terrorists! Not all Satanists are evil!
Spread the love! :heart:
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Guidifier Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
a friendly atheist? I never knew such people existed.
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:iconkasaidragon:
KasaiDragon Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
We exist. :3
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Guidifier Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
glad to hear so! sadly, most atheists I've come across were far from nice. they tried to force (bully, if you will) me into accepting their views. this was not a behavior I expected of one who boasts freedom of belief.
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KasaiDragon Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Eh, that is a minority of us really. A really loud and obnoxious minority haha.
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Guidifier Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
of course, like all other ideologies, there are extremists who make the rest look bad. I just hope they're really as small as you claim.
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KasaiDragon Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Theres also the other part of us that comes off as hateful but in reality is not hateful at all. That is a larger part of the community. But yeah, there are few extremists in all religious and areligious groups. The number may vary, but its always the small part of the ideology that makes it look bad.
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Guidifier Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
a large part of your community comes off as hateful, but are not hateful at all? can you please explain that?
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KasaiDragon Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well, to a lot of Christians, when one points out a mistake in their claim they can sometimes explode (or at least, the extremists). Pointing out the mistake in their claims however has nothing to do with actual hatred, rather just making sense of material from a different perspective.

For instance, I ran across this not very long ago. Somebody said that god makes lightning storms, since it doesn't many any sense otherwise. Another person said "Yes... Massive electrical discharge and thermal displacement." They immediately accused this individual as hating on them for pointing out the science of the subject.

Basically, what I am saying here is that while one may come out as insensitive to another's belief, they're just giving an honest explanation of phenomena in their own perspective. Its why a lot of people say Islam is sexist; it isn't at all though. Its only the extremists who are anti-theist.

Though, I think a better word than hateful would be impudent.
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skunkyfunk Featured By Owner Edited Feb 15, 2015
Yes, just like there are probably some non-arrogant Muslims out there, I suppose.
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Guidifier Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm not a Muslim if that's what you're getting at.
I've met friendly Muslims, Christians, Jews, and several of other faiths. sadly, all atheists I've met so far were anything but nice.
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skunkyfunk Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015
I have as well. I'm not atheist myself, but it seems that most of the internet breed of atheist are the worst. I'd take what they say with a large grain of salt.
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Guidifier Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
of course, I may have been unlucky in finding those atheists. not all people are the same.
glad to have met an atheist who refuses to attack others for having other views.
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DaFreak47 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I support this stamp :) 
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Awesomely-Happy-Hero Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oooh, I love this! :3 As someone who is (hopes she is) one of the friendly ones, thanks for making this!
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KasaiDragon Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
We honestly have no idea. Perhaps we all just rot away in the ground like all the other previously living beings.
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Sluttyprince Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015
They become a sp00ky skelet0n in the graveyard instead.
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winterwirt Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015
They go nowhere they stay in the grave until god comes and they don't turn into spirits or ghosts there resring in peace.
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maplysyrup Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Student Digital Artist
No where
they dead
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Forgottenmemorye Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014  Student General Artist
I am too! 
Even though, one of my friends are atheist as well, but she has so much negativity towards the smallests things in religion. If somewhere were to wear a cross, she would ask, "How can you wear them?!" If we would be talking about god, she would begin to get furious. I've been trying to turn her around on these things, but her apperantly, her mind (AND MOUTH) are stronger than her body itself
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I'm afraid I'm one of the religious folks that have been around more nasty Atheists than friendly ones, but I'm willing to believe it's because the friendly ones don't talk much.


Anyway, I think it's good there's friendly atheists around, I try to be nice to atheists and people from other religions, and for *some* atheists to be nasty to me no matter how level headed I try to be is just...unpleasant (one guy who's an open atheist says that worshiping any religion of any kind is a "mental illness")

I mean, I agree that people have used religion to abuse their power, or for unjust personal gain, it's sad, but I know it happened, I don't tell Atheists that they'll end up in hell (I don't even believe that, I'd think it was awful if it happened), I'm trying to "do things right" when it comes to how I behave as a religious person, and it's not to get into paradise, hell, I'm breaking two or three of the commandments just by acknowledging that there may be other gods out there besides the one I worship and showing their followers and their places of worship respect.

But that just doesn't seem to to be good enough for what I hope is the vocal minority, and that's really frustrating ;-;
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KasaiDragon Featured By Owner Edited Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
A large portion of us generally stay quiet. Its only the loud minority that is noticed most of the time; unfortunately, the loud minority is pretty toxic. Just like any other loud minority within a group of people, I guess.

Its a good thing some people out there have an open mind.
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HanakoFairhall Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015
*sighs* well, then I think we have something in common, I'd like to think there's lots of Christians who are open minded, but only the narrow-minded jackasses are the ones other people find out about, and I know right? They give the other ones a bad name >.o


Yeah, I think it's a good thing too for people to have an open mind
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KasaiDragon Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OuO
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HanakoFairhall Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015
ehehe
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DragonbloodRain Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014  Professional General Artist
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DaFreak47 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Nope.
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A-Rolls-Royce Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014
I didn't think friendly atheists existed..
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KasaiDragon Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm a friendly apatheist unless somebody tries to force their beliefs down my throat.
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Traheripteryx Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It's a bit complicated... ;)
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lest5000 Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014   Photographer
im a friendly atheist
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Italy-Chibitalia Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014
I'm a friendly atheist! Unless you piss me off XD
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TheMadameVastra Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2014  Professional General Artist
I'm a friendly atheist unless you bug me about things like "you're just misguided!" "you haven't felt God's love yet!". Then I just stay quiet, because unless it involves my friends I am not one to look for a fight.
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Italy-Chibitalia Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2014
I don't try to look for a fight, it's when the fight comes to me that I feel a bit stressed.
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lest5000 Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014   Photographer
XD
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BaconInMaWaffles Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Student Digital Artist
 Im atheist and im friendly
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SnowyOxygen Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Student Digital Artist
For me what matters is the quality of the argument, not how offensive it is.
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LanaDelKing Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I know what you mean! Me and my sister are atheist, and she's kinda rude with a lot of people just because their religion. I can't handle it :/

But I'm not rude, I just don't talk about it" 
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CherubFeet Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah. I'm really tired of all those negative atheist stereotypes.
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maplysyrup Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Student Digital Artist
same here!!
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Traheripteryx Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're absolutely right! :D
(Oh, holy pancake! Your icon still makes me freak out! XD Where did you get the awesome idea? )
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Piepaws Featured By Owner May 22, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
:dummy: perfect
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likelakers22 Featured By Owner May 18, 2014
I'm personally not an Atheist (I have different beliefs than them) but I can accept how other people feel about things. :) people are people, that's all there really is to it. :D
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DaFreak47 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Out of curiosity, would you mind telling me what these "different beliefs" are? I would be interested to know :)
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likelakers22 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015
It's hard to explain. I think this fits under some sort of atheist thing though. I basically think there's a god but im not sure who it is. i also only want to believe in a god that sees the good in me instead of forcing me to follow them before i know they're real.
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KasaiDragon Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That sounds like deism, but I may be wrong.
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DaFreak47 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Hmmmn. I'm an Atheist, but I also take a very Pandeistic approach to the universe. What I mean by that is I "see god in all things". That would seem contradictory, seeing as how Atheism means "without god(s)", while Pandeism means "all god(s)". I view the term "god" as a placeholder, used to fill the gap of what we don't yet know and understand. I do not require a "god" in order for my existence or the universe to make sense, but I also do not rule out the possibility and I can understand how religious people can remain so sure in their faith despite the evidence against them. When I refer to "god" in a secular way, I am referring to that which predates our universe. Whether or not "god" is an all power deity, an inter-dimensional extra terrestrial, or an absolute "nothingness" predating time and space, I will be satisfied with my understanding of how the universe functions and my place within it. Because all I have to work with is evidence, I choose to follow said evidence. My conclusion? That it is irrational to assume that which is unnecessary and unsubstantiated, which has led me to Atheism. 
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Dana-The-Cat Featured By Owner May 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I found you just from clicking on a random stamp on ma' profile xD
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RE4-epicness-4-me Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
why can't my friend think that?
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