Originally Posted by Sweeper
As opposed to believing that nothing suddenly erupted into something and somehow managed to form free-thinking life forms?
In regards to the former points, there's no set belief for atheists.
In regards to the latter, abiogenisis.
".... the result of a consistent and total substitution of lies for factual truth is not that the lie will now be accepted as truth, and truth be defamed as lie, but that the sense by which we take our bearings in the real world - and the category of truth versus falsehood is among the mental means to this end - is being destroyed ... [H.A.]"