10 practical suggestions on how to be ethical (i.e. not just for atheists; for anyone). Thou SHALT NOT believe all thou art told. Thou SHALT seek knowledge and truth constantly. Thou SHALT educate thy fellow man in the Laws of Science. Thou SHALT NOT forget the atrocities committed in the name of god. Thou SHALT leave valuable contributions for future generations. Thou SHALT live in peace with thy fellow man.
Atheists put their faith in ethical behavior: Atheists, they lament, are the last minority in this nation that is fair game for bigotry. Experts who study religion in public life concur. “Atheists are not very well-thought-of in America,” says John Green, a senior fellow with the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. “It’s still acceptable to criticize atheists in a way that’s not polite. People may harbor negative views