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And that’s the thing about people who mean everything they say. They think everyone else does too.
What aspects of religion should atheists (respectfully) adopt? Alain de Botton suggests a “religion for atheists” — call it Atheism 2.0 — that incorporates religious forms and traditions to satisfy our human need for connection, ritual and transcendence.
This piece is perfect for me right now. I’ve struggled with my love for tradition and my not believing in god. I think ritual is part of humanity, and as we don’t have anything further than this life, glorifying being part of the whole and history of what we are is really special. Of course, Alain de Botton sums it up much more eloquently than I can.
The morning breezes have secrets to tell; don’t go back to sleep.
—Rumi (via misswallflower)