If someone is sick and youre an atheist, do you still tell them prayers to get better?

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Short prayer for a sick friend

If someone is sick and youre an atheist, do you still tell them prayers to get better?As an atheist, I donu2019t believe in gods, so thereu2019s nobody to pray to.

Iu2019m also a rationalist, which means that I think that there are no supernatural effects.

In short: prayers donu2019t work.

,So, being the friendly neighbourhood atheist that I am, I do things that are helpful in real life instead.

I take on their duties at the office.

I get groceries for them.

I get medication.

I help them to the ER and at the ER.

I water their plants, feed their cat, bring the mail in.

,And I hold their hand.

,Those are things I know work.