Saturday, September 04, 2010

The Stupid! It Burns! (Flying Spaghetti Monster edition)

the stupid! it burns! Does the progress of science support atheism?
The best current atheist response to [the Fine Tuning Argument] is to speculate that there may be an infinite number of unobservable and untestable universes. (I.e. – the Flying Spaghetti Monster did it) ...

The best atheistic response to [the origin of the universe] is to speculate that there is an unobservable and untestable hyper-universe outside our own. (I.e. – the Flying Spaghetti Monster did it) ...

The best current atheistic response to [the origin of life] is to speculate that unobservable and untestable aliens seeded the earth with life. (I.e. – the Flying Spaghetti Monster did it) ...

In all three areas, scientists expected that the data would be consistent with atheism. First, scientists expected that life could exist even if the physical constants and ratios were altered. The progress of science said NO. Second, scientists expected that the universe would be eternal. The progress of science said NO. Third, scientists expected that the origin of life would be simple. The progress of science said NO. Why do some people resist the progress of science and cling to the religious dogma of materialism?

(via commenter Phil)

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