Atheist TV: atheism is more than simply non-belief
I heard the announcement today of the plans by American Atheists to launch a television channel. It will be a fascinating concept with all sorts of interesting shows.
Yet, this planned launch seems to demonstrate that atheism entails more than simply ‘not believing in gods’ (as a number of atheists claim). It demonstrates that not believing in gods also has real world implications. Atheism also provides a perspective from which to view the world (a worldview). It is from this perspective that content for the Atheist TV channel will be provided.
Hence the arrival of Atheist TV demonstrates that ‘non-belief’ does have implications.