Essay On Atheism

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What is Atheism?
Atheism does not necessarily mean the disbelief in gods or a denial of gods. It is the lack of belief in God or gods. In some dictionaries, atheism is defined as "a belief that there is no God." Some define Atheism as "wickedness," "sinfulness," and other derogatory adjectives. Atheism is not a belief system nor is it a religion. While there are some religions that are atheistic, for example Buddhism. That does not mean that atheism is a religion.
Atheism will be defined in the present day western sense as just not the lack of belief in a god, but the vindication about the non-existence of any gods, or spirits, supernatural beings. Atheists in this sense are mystical naturalists, and as they believe, they do own a religion.

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According to International Humanist and Ethical Union, in comparison to other nations, unbelievers in Islamic countries sometimes face the most severe or incompatible treatment depending on the country they are in. In some Muslim countries, atheists or non-believers are treated equally and fairly. In accordance to the perceptions of Islam, Muslims are not free to convert to other religion or to convert entirely as an atheist. Denying Islam and thus becoming a heretic is habitually punished by death for the men and by life imprisonment for the women. The death penalty for the rejection is illusive in some of the Islamic states. Death sentences are rare, it is common for atheists to be charged with blasphemy or outrageous hatred.
Simply stated, anyone who does say "I don’t believe a god/gods exist," is known to be called an atheist. However, they qualify those who assert that there are no gods as atheists, identifying the others as agnostics or simply non-atheists. In continents such as Asia, religion is thriving and in countries like the United States of

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