Sunday, January 09, 2011

The Stupid! It Burns! (what is god? edition)

the stupid! it burns! Stream of thoughts: Atheism and God
Atheism is also a religion. Nothing of what you say can change atheists’ faith. Because atheism isn’t really a proof of one’s high intelligence but a form of close-mindedness. Atheists can only understand their language – a language that doesn’t use the words “God”, “Miracle”, “Prayer”. They cannot translate the language of theists into their language and vice versa even though what the both are saying is just the same. In this sense, atheists and people with blind faith to their religions are very alike.
So what precisely are we atheists close-minded about?
What is God?

Someone who directly grants your wish? I don’t believe in that God either.

Someone who is up there on the clouds, monitoring each of us? I don’t believe in that God either.

Someone who looks like a human but powerful? I don’t believe in that God either.

Someone who can literally multiply the number of breads? I don’t believe in that God either.

Someone who will punish or reward you after your life here on Earth is done? I don’t believe in that God either.

The word God is so cliché we almost don’t think about its meaning anymore but automatically believe in the meaning given by what majority of the society think it means.

Ask yourself. What is God?
So... as an atheist, I'm close-minded about a concept the author cannot explain!?


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