There have always been some people who lived without religious faith, even when it was unusual or dangerous to do so. It has been estimated that about 3% of the people in the world today do not believe in a god or gods, most of them in the developed world.
Some people never really think about God, but those who have, and have rejected religious belief, often give one or more of the following reasons: They have considered the questions religions claim to answer and found religious answers unsatisfactory.
We know that throughout history, and indeed prehistory, ceremonies have been used to mark important events in people's lives, and a formal occasion can be particularly helpful in the early days of bereavement.
Non-religious people do not have holy texts or traditional authorities to tell them how to live.
Purpose of Life
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