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Last two decades have given new rise to the atheism movement, now highly visible in numerous/ both print and digital media. With only small percent of the world population describing themselves as nonbelievers and some forms of religiosity omnipresent in most cultures across the world, the matter of the origins of atheism remains open. Numerous researchers begin to study psychological and cognitive underpinnings of non-belief. A common line of thought connects atheism and belief to two modes of thinking, systematic and mentalizing. The latter is often understood as the ability to perceive agency, not only in other people but also in other domains, supernatural as well. Most of the literature on the subject presents studies conducted on the belief in monotheistic gods present in world main religions. Since religiosity is only partially connected to the belief in anthropomorphised gods and most known religions do not adhere to those, a lack of studies done on theleological thinking about the world in general seems apparent. In my paper I will present results of a study of theleological beliefs about life events in general (or lack of thereof) on a sample of Polish students. Participants were asked to answer questions concerning the ultimate casual reasons for their life experiences, not about belief in deities or spirits. Empathy Quotient, Paranoia Scale and Analytical Thinking scores were also measured in order to determine the correlates of the tendencies to the theleological thinking. High mentalizing subjects teneded to view world in more theleological way, finding purpose in their life experiences. Focusing on mind-reading aspects of religiosity opens a new perspective in research. Since many aspects of religiosity consist of some kind of mind-reading of supernatural agents (prayer, offerings, moral decisions, considering the will of the gods, spirits and dead ancestors), inability to do so precludes an individual from fully committing to not only religious but also superstitious worldview. I argue that theleological thinking, connected to mentalizing system of the mind, provides a unique way to understand the mind-blinded atheism – inability to ascribe minds to gods, spirits and universe as a whole - that lends support to atheistic and materialistic world view.