I do not believe in God and have not for as long as I can remember.
Despite going to religious schools, which involved prayers every morning, hymns multiple times per week, I never truly believed.
When I was in my teens I was convinced (as are many fedora-tipping redditors) that religion was the main source of conflict in the world and if we can only spread atheism the world would be a better place.
As such I routinely attacked Christianity. But I also was not afraid to attack Islam and Judaism, as many self-identified atheists are today.
But I no longer call myself an atheist.
An Atheist’s Guide to Christian Tradition
Why do I no longer call myself an atheist?
Despite the wails of the flabby, neck-bearded masses, claiming that ‘ATHEISM IS NOT AN IDEOLOGY’, there is a universal correlation between atheism and progressivism.
Once you remove a higher power, omnipresent and omnipotent, you are likely to replace it with another – the egalitarian state.
Once you remove the authority behind traditional values, those values can be quickly swept away.
As such, a vast majority of atheists will go crying to big daddy government to fix any perceived injustice without any conception of unintended consequences.
Even if you are technically an atheist, you can still believe in traditional values. It takes supreme arrogance to claim that Christian tradition is without merit because you don’t personally believe in the authority behind it.
Many Christian teachings are ancient wisdom, with an underlying cultural purpose, which are only now visible as Christian values have been eroded. Below are a select few instances where progressivism has battled tradition.
The Atheist says:
There’s no God so we weren’t ‘made’ a certain way. Gender is fluid, there’s no male and female characteristics. Men cry. Women are tough. Toxic masculinity is the real problem. Personally, I’m most at ease when my girlfriend takes the lead in the relationship, it’s just too much pressure for me.
The destruction of gender roles in the last 50 years has been one of the single biggest changes in human history.
The assumption of gender roles is the driving force behind the continuation of our species. But now the most powerful culture in history, Western Civilisation, has abandoned them.
Masculinity and femininity are polarities which facilitate sexual attraction. Male dominance, strength, stoicism and decisiveness compliment female submissiveness, deference, emotionalism and timidity.
Despite reams of scientific evidence to the contrary, the propaganda pushed by Western governments, media and academics claims that men and women equal in every way, and any difference between the two is simply a social construct.
The result is the stronk careerist womyn, alone in her apartment with her feline surrogate, mourning her lost femininity with a cocktail of pills and wine; writing a blog titled, ‘Where have all the good men gone?’.
Her male equivalent is the weak, schlubby, underachiever, who, after a string of unsatisfying relationships where he gets bossed around – all of which end with him dumped and heartbroken, will eventually settle for whatever he can find on the scrap heap.
With native masculinity and femininity destroyed, the progressives then decide they need to import a hyper-masculine backward culture to correct the problem, leading to state sponsored cuckoldry on massive scale.
The Bible says:
“Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord.”
The Atheist says:
There is no God protecting the sanctity of life, so unless a child has brain function we arbitrarily consider as ‘alive’, the mother should be able to kill it. A woman has a right to her own body.
This ignores that fact that making a life (for now) takes a man and woman. The child bears half of the DNA of the father. But the father gets no say in whether the child lives or dies.
The child is in the mother’s body, but it is also part of the father, as well as being an individual in its own right.
A woman has a ‘right to her own body’, but an unborn child is not ‘her body’.
Also ignored is the unpleasant fact that the upper limit for abortion has been constantly lowered, as we have discovered that fetuses can survive earlier and earlier in the pregnancy.
So is there scientific consensus as to when a fetus can be considered ‘a person’? No. It’s a sliding scale. How many babies have been mass exterminated due to medical professionals abusing this uncertainty?
Also the disgusting revelation that abortion is a big business, with dead baby parts being sold en mass for research. Many atheists have absolutely no moral or ethical qualms with the sale of baby meat.
When I was young my mother became pregnant in her 40s. Due to the age of our family, abortion was definitely on the table. But my parents would not consider it. Now I have a 16 year old sister and many fond memories of her growing up. This young woman, part of our family, would not exist if someone had convinced my mother to have an abortion.
Any ideology which teaches its adherents to consider their living young as parasites which can be removed and destroyed for the sake of convenience is an affront to natural law. It is the epitome of nihilism and the decay afflicting the West.
The Bible says:
If men strive, and hurt a woman with child, so that her fruit depart from her, and yet no mischief follow: he shall be surely punished, according as the woman’s husband will lay upon him; and he shall pay as the judges determine. And if any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life.
The Atheist says:
Marriage is not a union before God, it’s just a social construct. There’s no reason it can’t be changed to accommodate the ways things are in the current year, like a marriage between two men or two women.
The Bible doesn’t say much about gay marriage. Probably because the concept of gay marriage wasn’t even around until the 1990s. Before that, gays did not want to get married. They just wanted to be able to live freely. Fine by me.
But once the state gets into the business of redefining marriage – which is a cultural institution as well as a religious one, things get messy.
Once the state adopts homosexual marriage, it becomes a promoter for homosexuality. It has to. For example, when marriage is taught in civic classes in schools, homosexual marriage will be taught as well. Further down the road sex education will include teaching homosexuality because it is now a state institution.
I don’t believe homosexuality is immoral. I have two close friends from childhood who are gay. But it is dysgenic. Gay couples cannot naturally have children, and as such the child friendly heterosexual marriage system has been subverted by an anti-child marriage system.
“But”, I hear the atheist cry, “people are born either homosexual or heterosexual, so what difference does it make whether the state promotes it or not?”
Then someone explain to me why only half of all British youngsters under the age of 24 identify as exclusively heterosexual. Because that sure wasn’t the case 50 years ago.
Note: despite however much virtue signalling, women do not want to rear children with men who also take it up the ass from other men.
Heterosexual monogamous marriage is the best cultural tool we have for advancing Civilisation. It ensures every man gets one woman and has a natural and stable environment to raise healthy kids. This gives each man his own kingdom, and a reason to be productive and contribute to society as a whole.
Since the atheist has removed any sort of higher authority behind the definition of marriage, and won’t consider a cultural one, there is absolutely no reason why marriage cannot be extended to include polygamy or first cousin union.
“Heh! Slippery slope fallacy!”, the atheist snarls, Mountain Dew foaming from the mouth.
It’s not a fallacy if its going to happen you retard. Polygamy and first cousin marriage are normal throughout the Islamic world. What do you think Muslims will start to campaign for in Europe once their populations reach sufficient levels?
Will the atheist run to the defence of marriage then? I doubt it. Polygamy would probably suit me. But I’m not selfish. Polygamy and cousin marriage will lead to the low IQ, cultural and technological stagnation which has plagued the Islamic world for centuries. This is the Left’s warped and suicidal ‘progress’.
The Bible says:
“He [Jesus] answered, ‘Have you not read that he who made them from the beginning made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one’?”
Pornography & Masturbation
The Atheist says:
A woman’s body is not scared, so why can’t she do what she wants with it? Why can’t she take three dicks in her ass on camera for money? It’s natural. The same with me jerking off to it 5 times a day.
The pornography explosion since the advent of the internet is already showing many negative effects for individuals and society as a whole.
Each time you jerk it to porn, your brain releases dopamine making you feel like a stud for fucking a hot woman. The brain cannot tell the difference between the virtual and the real.
This is why many man men now are content to sit in their rooms playing Xbox and wanking profusely, instead of getting out into the real world. Excessive porn consumption and masturbation will turn you into an emasculated drone.
The further down the rabbit hole you go into exploring escalating fetishes, the more you become desensitised – both physically and mentally – to regular sex with a real woman.
This can severely effect your performance in bed.
There are already reports of an epidemic of porn-induced erectile dysfunction afflicting vast numbers of young men.
The negative effects for women in the industry are similar to those experienced by Dubai Porta Potties, which can be read here.
Ideally you want to abstain from pornography completely and convince your friends to do the same. It is a tool of cultural destruction and should be resisted.
Abstinence from masturbation is also a good idea. Short term abstinence gives you a temporary boost in testosterone. You’ll have better workouts and be more productive in general.
With women it’s like something magical happens. You become more dominant and aggressive. Approaching women becomes much easier. Woman can sense it and become more submissive around you.
If you’re used to jerking it multiple times per day, abstinence will be a spiritual awaking for you.
People abstain for different lengths of time. For me it’s around seven days. After that I feel my sex drive diminish. Others go longer. Try it for yourself, see what works best.
The Bible says:
Let sexual immorality and every sort of uncleanness or greediness not even be mentioned among you, just as is proper for holy people; neither shameful conduct nor foolish talking nor obscene jesting—things that are not befitting—but rather the giving of thanks.
Without a doubt, the West would be a much healthier place if Christianity had not been forced into decline. Unfortunately this trend seems irreversible.
Each of us, in own way, can do what little we can preserve Christian tradition by either actively partaking in Church, or by fostering Christian values in our daily lives.
One of the reasons conservatives lost the culture war was because they relied too heavily on divine authority. The Left simply denied the existence of the authority, and gave themselves free reign.
That is why it is important for us, either as atheists or Christians or pagans, to advance secular arguments for tradition.