properly that grow to be lots to be certain... "Theists in lots of cases define atheism incorrectly as a conception gadget. Atheism isn't a conception gadget. Atheism isn't a faith. Atheism is a loss of conception in gods, from the unique Greek meaning of "with out gods." this is it. there is not any longer something extra to it. If somebody wrote a e book titled "Atheism defined," it may basically be one sentence long. enable us to look at distinctive definitions of religion and spot if atheism belongs in any of them. a million. conception in and reverence for a supernatural means or powers regarded as author and governor of the universe. a private or institutionalized gadget grounded in such conception and worship. No atheism is living in that definition. Atheists don't have faith in a supernatural means or powers. 2. ideals, values, and practices based on the training of a non secular chief. Atheism would not have a non secular chief and atheism would not have any rites or rituals (practices) around the kind of non secular chief. Atheism calls for no initiation, no baptism, there is not any Atheist Bible (Koran, Vedas, etc) to be certain, no rituals that atheists ought to circulate by to connect an Atheist Church (temple, mosque, synagogue, sect, etc), and no efficient ideals that all and sundry atheists ought to adhere to with a view to be "genuine atheists." the easy thread that ties all atheists jointly is a loss of conception in gods and supernatural beings. each atheist is as unique as a fingerprint whilst it comprises his or her guy or woman philosophy, convictions, and ideals."