I frequently run into atheists who spout the politically correct dictum that we cannot KNOW there is no god; we see no evidence for one, so we believe that no gods exist — but we remain agnostic to the possiblity
because we have integrity and are openminded to true evidence, should it arise.
Well, I think that’s just bullsh*t coated with a
dressing of the fear of being accused of being an absolutist.
But the fact remains, we certainly CAN know, in every commonly used
sense of the word ‘know’, that gods do not exist. To presume our own infallibility is another thing entirely. THAT would be irrational and absurd. But there’s no need to extrapolate that to the question of god.
Do you have any problem saying you know that Superman doesn’t really exist? What about Zeus.
Thor. Odin. Isis. Perhaps you’re not too sure about leprechauns, or wood sprites and fairies? Oh, I see, you have no problem stating you know THEY don’t exist. Then why do you not apply the exact same logic to the gods du jour? Why do they get a ‘pass’ on this? They are NO different.
don’t get a ‘maybe’
from me. I don’t say .... (continued on Examiner page)Read the entire article here