I can hear the groans already. "Oh yeah, just what the web needs. Another one of these posts."
Yes, it's not the only post of its kind by any means, however the question is still often asked. I was asked a version of this question just the other evening and no doubt wih the looming (and horribly misnamed) World Youth Day on the horizon here in Sydney, I'm almost guaranteed to be asked again.
So straight into it. What is an atheist? The way I'm currently explaining it is something like this.
First, we must define terms. Atheism, simply put, is "not theism". AskOxford defines...