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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Because of its absence of a creator god, Buddhism is commonly described as nontheistic.
  Percentage of people in various European countries who said: "I don't believe there is any sort of spirit, God or life force." (2005)[109]
  Proportion of atheists and agnostics around the world.
  Because of its absence of a creator god, Buddhism is commonly described as nontheistic.

Question 2: With the spread of freethought, skeptical inquiry, and subsequent increase in ________, application of the term narrowed in scope.
AtheismCriticism of religionRelationship between religion and scienceNontheism

Question 3: ________ transliterated the Greek word into the Latin atheos.
PompeyMark AntonyCiceroJulius Caesar

Question 4: The foundation of epistemological atheism is ________, which takes a variety of forms.
Secular humanismNontheismAgnosticismAntireligion

Question 5: ________ became increasingly frequent in the 17th and 18th centuries, especially in France and England, where there appears to have been a religious malaise, according to contemporary sources.
Criticism of ChristianityBiblical canonCriticism of Christian doctrineChristian apologetics

Question 6: Although some atheists tend toward secular philosophies such as ________,[7] rationalism, and naturalism,[8] there is no one ideology or set of behaviors to which all atheists adhere.
David HumeAtheismImmanuel KantHumanism

Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  Epicurus is credited with first expounding the problem of evil. David Hume in his Dialogues concerning Natural Religion (1779) cited Epicurus in stating the argument as a series of questions:[58] "Is [God] willing to prevent evil, but not able? then is he impotent. Is he able, but not willing? then is he malevolent. Is he both able and willing? whence then is evil?"
  Epicurus is credited with first expounding the problem of evil. David Hume in his Dialogues concerning Natural Religion (1779) cited Epicurus in stating the argument as a series of questions:[58] "Is [God] willing to prevent evil, but not able? then is he impotent. Is he able, but not willing? then is he malevolent. Is he both able and willing? whence then is evil?"
  Ludwig Feuerbach's The Essence of Christianity (1841) would greatly influence philosophers such as Engels, Marx, David Strauss, Nietzsche, and Max Stirner. He considered God to be a human invention and religious activities to be wish-fulfillment. For this he is considered the founding father of modern anthropology of religion.
  Proportion of atheists and agnostics around the world.

Question 8: These persecutions ended with the ________, but some of the secularizing measures of this period remained a permanent legacy of French politics.
French DirectoryMaximilien RobespierreFrench RevolutionThermidorian Reaction

Question 9: The chaotic political events in revolutionary Paris eventually enabled the more radical Jacobins to seize power in 1793, ushering in the ________.
French RevolutionReign of TerrorJacques HébertNational Convention

Question 10: [59] A similar argument is attributed to ________, the founder of Buddhism.
Gautama BuddhaAshoka the GreatBuddhism and HinduismKaundinya
















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