I haven’t managed a good “athy” post in a while, but here’s something I bet you can chew on.
It’s an appeal to authority for the most part, something we’ve seen many times before. I think this is a good opportunity to explore Hitchens famous challenge: Name one moral act a christian can do that an atheist can’t.”
A few hours ago, someone posted some thoughts about atheism. This prompted me to also write about some things I have considered. Some of these things were covered by the other blogger, while some thoughts were not.
I recently read something posted by someone who brags about being an atheist. He has every right to believe as he wishes. That is one of the great things about America – freedom of religion (or lack thereof). This individual has also made statements about what is right and what is wrong. I began to contemplate this. If this person does not believe there is a god, then who decides right from wrong? We do. Doesn’t that elevate us to a god-like status?
That is a huge part of today’s problem…we have become our own god. We would swear that we don’t worship ourselves, but the evidence proves to the contrary. Life, for…
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