How We Think is as Important as How We Behave.

We should strive to be our best, not just in thinking and reason but in character and behavior. But we can be prone to desire the transformative feeling of superiority, that can then blind us to the benefit or the need for reasonable civility as much as possible as; which really is needed as we are emotional social beings. I know many god believers can have harsh personal views towards those who are not cool with their god illusion thinking but this is obviously bad behavior not something those of us wish to be champions of reason should act in kind, but instead forward prosocial behavior. However, while atheists may tend to hold more value in humanistic behaviors, there are times atheists that they think they are better than theists as persons and they use such thinking to justify poor or bad behavior like character assassinating theists (something I strive to not do) instead of just nonstop reasoning with them even if they irritate or make one upset (something I do strive to not do). I don’t feel I am somehow inherently a “better” person in general. Moreover, though I am or can be highly humanistic; I am still human and I am somewhat arrogant, though I do try to manage this by working to be humbler. Furthermore, I know none of us have all the good people but theism commonly allows or motivates: ethnocentrism, racism, sexism, classism and homophobia. Not that atheism is free of such things but it is not as freely expressed without challenge. Many atheists, can be prone to striving to be a “better” person because we...