The Ask an Atheist Project

NOTE: The Ask An Atheist Project has now gone legit!!!

I had an idea a while back for a blog series in which various atheists would tackle several common questions levied at us by theists. This idea has now materialized in the form of several blog entries, and now you, the reader, get the chance the read several varying atheistic takes on common questions asked of us godless heathens by god fearing folk. There are 13 questions that we are going to all be answering, as well as a random 14th question of our choosing. In addition to reading what atheists have to say, you are also going to be able to read the take of a (reasonable, intelligent, atheist friendly) Islamic theist (Vestsao) answering from the perspective of an atheist. Sort of a "walk a mile in his shoes" sort of thing.

This is an ongoing project, so if anyone else would like to contribute, please do not hesitate to drop me a line. Just leave a comment in the comment section on my (magx01) entry and let me know you are interested in participating. Thanks!


(The links to these blog entries will be posted right after the 13 base questions.)

Here are the 13 questions:

1) What is an atheist?/What do atheists believe?/Don't atheists worship Satan?/Can you prove that god does not exist?

2) Aren't there some things that science can't explain? Also, how can you trust science since it's always changing?

3) What evidence would convince you that god exists?

4) Why is there something rather than nothing?

5) Where do atheists think the universe came from?

6) If you met god, what would you say to him?

7) Everyone believes in god, why don't atheists believe too?

8) Where do morals come from, if not from god?

9) What's the point of living if you don't believe in god?

10) If we came from monkeys, why are there still monkeys alive today?

11) Don't you atheists wish there was a heaven?

12) Why blog, debate on forums, make videos, etc?

13) Pascal's Wager basically states that even though the existence of God cannot be determined through reason, a person should wager as though God exists, because living life accordingly has everything to gain, and nothing to lose, whereas living as an atheist can possibly cost you everything but you gain nothing. Essentially, why don't you just believe, what do you have to lose?

And now, the links:

magx01

SykoShadow

RelaxGodFolk

Vestsao

Lenano

PaladinSkyeGodeatr

Venomous

Crescent

Rick

Pseudo

The Human Crayon

13 comments:

  1. Wait, I thought Vestsao was Catholic?

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  2. I'm pretty sure he's a Muslim......or do I keep getting him confused with you?

    .....

    Well, if he is Catholic I'm going to feel pretty bad lol. I'll fix everything and hope such a mistake doesn't make my stay in hell even worse than it already will be.

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  3. PaladinSkye has entered. Thanks, man.

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  4. Venomous has entered, and his entry is now up.

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  5. Crescent and Rick have entered; both are posted.

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  6. Who would win in a fight. An atheist with years and years of training in the CIA and has spent a lot of time in Mixed Martial Arts, or a cross breed of wolf bears who are angry and haven't had their claws cut in years?

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  7. Is this strictly hand to hand?

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  8. Hoy! ShinZanmato here from GT. ^^ Course i'll participate!

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  9. I know alot of great videos on youube that answr most of these questions in a very good way. if anybody is interested.

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  10. Hi there!
    I thought it would be fun to answer the questions you posted, so I did that here: http://thehumancrayon.blogspot.nl/2013/10/atheist-answers.html

    See ya!

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    1. Hello,

      I'll check that out in a minute :)

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  11. Updated with new entry (yes, after all this time).

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