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Author Topic: Atheism: A religion?  (Read 17563 times)
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« Reply #23: January 11, 2009, 09:44:47 pm »

Well...there's really only one core belief: there is no god/ there are no gods.  That's all the definition involves.  When you're talking about buildings and congregations, are you talking about humanists?  They're really the only group that are springing to mind.


In our area, there are the Ethical Society folks.  They do incorporate a lot of secular humanist philosophy, but I don't know they would label themselves humanists.  They are an atheist group that focuses on ethical and moral behavior outside of God, and they are very similar in structure to most churches.  They are also treated as a religion by our state.  They have tax exempt status and are permitted to legally marry couples.

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