I am talking about none other than Penn Jillette. Many people have read his already famous article "There Is No God". It really is a great piece. I'm sure some of you might not have read it so here are a few good quotes from it:
I believe that there is no God. I'm beyond atheism. Atheism is not believing in God. Not believing in God is easy -- you can't prove a negative, so there's no work to do. You can't prove that there isn't an elephant inside the trunk of my car. You sure? How about now? Maybe he was just hiding before. Check again. Did I mention that my personal heartfelt definition of the word "elephant" includes mystery, order, goodness, love and a spare tire?
But, this "This I Believe" thing seems to demand something more personal, some leap of faith that helps one see life's big picture, some rules to live by. So, I'm saying, "This I believe: I believe there is no God."
Penn & Teller both are some of my favorite atheists. They are loud and proud, something our movement could always use more of.
Believing there is no God gives me more room for belief in family, people, love, truth, beauty, sex, Jell-O and all the other things I can prove and that make this life the best life I will ever have.
Amen brother.

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Comment by Jake Collyer on August 18, 2009 at 2:19pm
Yea thats a good point. Teller isn't exactly what I would call loud. I meant to say Penn is but anyway. The point is I like them both. :)
Comment by zeeman barzell on August 18, 2009 at 1:29pm
Teller's not very loud.....
Comment by Johnsky on August 18, 2009 at 11:25am
Penn, is that you?



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