ancient symbols
Ancient Symbols
Alchemy Symbols
Celtic Symbols
Celtic Knots
Chinese Symbols
Zodiac Symbols
Christian Symbols
Egyptian Symbols
Good Luck Symbols
Greek Symbols
Japanese Symbols
Mayan Symbols
Native American Symbol
Pagan Symbols
Peace Symbols
Religious Symbols
Roman Symbols
Sacred Geometry Symbols
Strength Symbols
Symbolic Pictures
Tattoo Symbols Buddhist Symbols Irish Symbols Hindu Symbols Symbols Influence on History Friendship Symbols The Lost Symbol Power Symbols Dream Symbols Star Symbols Motherhood Symbols

Related Resources

Sםmbolos Antiguos (Spanish)

Antike Symbole (Deutsch)

Древние символы (Russian)

Symboles Anciens (French)

古代符号 (Chinese)

古代のシンボル (Japanese)

 Atheist Symbols

Atheism refers to the assertion that there exists no God, Goddess or a pantheon. It is also understood as a lack of belief in any deity or Supreme Creator, and the belief that such entities have been created by the humans themselves.

Atheism has always been a matter of personal viewpoint, but the rapid rise of the 'freethought' atheist movement all over the world has created camaraderie among the non-believers. However, unlike the different religions prevalent globally, atheists do not as yet have any unifying symbol that they can use to identify themselves.

Still, there are certain emblems that are commonly used by atheist groups and may be called Atheist symbols. These include:

Share the Symbols on this page:

Atheist Symbols
American Atheists Symbol of American Atheists: One of the oldest explicitly atheist symbols is the open-ended atom logo adopted by the American Atheists (AA), an organization founded in 1963. Designed to emphasize empirical thinking and scientific curiosity, the symbol comprises an atomic whirl with the alphabet 'A' in the center.
The open end of the atomic symbol represents the incompleteness inherent in science, the belief of scientists that they have yet to find all the answers. The 'A' formed by this unfinished vertical electron orbit symbolizes Atheism. The 'A' in the center refers to America, the country where AA is located. Since the logo was copyrighted by the AA organization, it did not gain widespread recognition as an atheist symbol.
Empty Set Empty Set Symbol: Another atheist symbol suggesting absence of belief in God is a mathematical symbol of 'empty set' and depicts a circle with a cross/line running through it. It is representative of the atheists' view that God's existence is just an empty concept and has nothing to it.
Scarlet 'A Scarlet 'A' Symbol: The scarlet alphabet 'A' is an atheist symbol that was promoted by the noted atheist author, Richard Dawkins. He designed the symbol for his 'OUT' campaign that was launched to encourage atheists to express their beliefs publicly and also speak up against the forced intrusion of religion or religious agendas in schools and politics. Dawkins did not claim copyright to the scarlet 'A' symbol and this significantly helped its spread as an atheist symbol. Atheist Alliance International Symbol Atheist Alliance International Symbol: Yet another atheist symbol is the stylized 'A' that was created by Diane Reed in 2007 for an Atheist Alliance International (AAI) contest. AAI is a global, non-profit association of atheist organizations and individuals that has been formed to promote atheism and educate people about secularism & atheism. This generic atheist symbol was released into the public domain and has come to be recognized internationally as a symbol of freethought.
Invisible Pink Unicorn Invisible Pink Unicorn Symbol: The Invisible Pink Unicorn (IPU) symbol is another icon used to symbolize atheism. IPU is the goddess of a parody religion and is paradoxically invisible as well as pink. It satirizes the many contradictions in theistic beliefs. Flying Spaghetti MonsterFlying Spaghetti Monster Symbol: This atheist symbol is also derived from the IPU concept. It also spoofs the idea of religion by suggesting that there is only as much evidence proving the existence of God as there is supporting the presence of a flying spaghetti monster.
Darwin Fish Darwin Fish Symbol: The Darwin Fish is a fairly popular Atheist symbol that is derived from the Ichthus (fish), a common Christian symbol. It uses the Ichthus outline of a fish, adds legs to it and inserts the word "Darwin', 'Atheist', 'Science' or 'Evolve' in the body. The symbol asserts that its user supports the concept of evolution, which is accepted by many religionists, but does not believe in religion. Happy Human Happy Human Symbol: The Happy Human symbol is another symbol that is popular among atheists. However, this icon is not explicitly an atheist symbol and does not really represent disbelief in religion. It is actually an internationally recognized symbol of secular humanism.

More Symbols:

African Symbols
Astrology Symbols
Healing Symbols
Jewish Symbols
Love Symbols
Masonic Symbols
Norse Symbols
Sacred Symbols
Sumerian Symbols
Tarot Symbols
Colors Symbols
Heart Symbols
Math Symbols
Islamic Symbols
Persian Symbols
Talismans Symbols
Metal Symbolism
Four Elements Symbolism
God Symbols
Dragon Symbolism
Occult Symbols
Solar & Lunar Symbols
Wiccan Symbols
Gauguin Symbolism
Atheist Symbols
Bird Symbols
Water Symbols
Mythological Symbols
Kabbalah Symbols
Lotus Flower
Tibetan Symbols

Copyright © 2014  All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part in
any form or medium without express written permission of  is prohibited.