Atheism (III)

April 2, 2009 § Leave a comment

‘There is probably no God.’ Atheism and evidence.

According to the atheistic billboard near Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, there is probably no God. The campaigners assert that it is beyound reasonable doubt that God doesn’t exist. In my previous two articles I showed that if that is true human life is without morality and without meaning.

We however do not have to surrender to this fateful statement about the so-called probable non-existence of God. The premise is built on nothing but wishful thinking and vain trust in a so-called scientific consensus on this point. Everyone is entitled to his of her own opinion and also the atheist is free to think whatever he wants, but the word ‘probable’ in his statement is simply a joke. It’s a fairy tale based on fiction not fact.

For starters the atheist has to face the challenges that his own worldview poses to him, namely, the impossibility of life without absolute morals and the absence of meaning for humanity, both of which are logical conclusions of atheism. The atheist has to provide answers before he pronounces self-assuredly the non-existence of God. « Read the rest of this entry »

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