In todays society there is a rise in Atheism which could be due to the exposure we have to information that could oppose the existence of God. Atheism is the theory or belief that God does not exist and can be expressed in different ways. For instance, intellectual atheists would offer some intellectual arguments as to why God doesn't exist non-intellectual atheists could be atheists because of the way they were brought up and educated, also the beliefs of their culture and environment impact on their adult beliefs.
The law of probabilities explores the ideas that people shouldn't believe in things with insufficient evidence therefore people are atheists because there is no reliable evidence of God's existence. The presumption of atheism is an interesting concept that believes that people should become atheists if they question the existence of God and leave the responsibility on theists to convince them people of Gods existence. Both of these methods force people to judge their beliefs and take a side rather than sitting on the fence causing a rise in atheism as people can't just be indifferent. Science has a satisfactory explanation of the beginning of the universe which could be denying Gods existence, Occam's Razor states that the simplest answer is the best one therefore we don't need to bring in another unexplainable force: God.
Atheists find good grounds for opposing the explanations of Gods existence. Some people believe that the universe is too beautiful for it not to have been designed (by God) however atheists could oppose this by saying that the appearance of the universe is a product of evolution. Also people may question the cause of the universe and they may believe that God caused it as everything needs a cause opposing this, atheists may then question the cause of God coming to the conclusion that is God doesn't need a cause then neither did the universe eradicating the existence of God.
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