An atheist believes that a hospital should be built instead of a church. An atheist believes that a deed must be done instead of a prayer said. An atheist strives for involvement in life and not escape into death. He wants disease conquered, poverty banished, war eliminated.
Some people think need religion and God to be a decent and caring person to your fellow man. In fact the opposite is true. Most religious people are the most selfish, vile, greedy people you will meet.
I am an atheist and a secular humanist. I completely agree with this but it must be said that this is actually secular humanism. An atheist simply does not believe in god. All atheists can believe different things. This describes a secular humanist which would most likely also be an atheist.
Who creates a world which is so full of injustice & pain ?! ,, Atheism is not just about them not believing there is a god, but on the assumption that there is one, what kind of god is he ?? ~~ Stephen Fry