Tuesday, February 05, 2013

The Stupid! It Burns! (personal relationship edition)

the stupid! it burns! Atheists Want You to Have a Personal Relationship with “Reality”
Atheists are always trying to be clever but rarely are. Their new advertising campaign carries this line:

“Atheism: A Personal Relationship with Reality.”

What’s real in a materialistic, evolutionary, and amoral worldview? These atheists are begging the question. That is, they are assuming what they first must prove. They are assuming there is no God, that God is not real. Their idea of reality is godless.

They are also assuming that there is an entity called “personal.” The world’s most powerful computer is not a person. An atom is not a person. Two atoms do not make a person. A group of atoms is not a person. So do trillions of atoms make a person? What is it about all these additional atoms that makes matter a person?

The article goes downhill from there.

4 comments:

  1. THEISTS are always trying to be clever but rarely are. Their new advertising campaign carries this line:

    “THEISM: A Personal Relationship with GOD.”

    What’s real in a SUPERNATURAL, MYSTICAL worldview? These THEISTS are begging the question. That is, they are assuming what they first must prove. They are assuming there is no REALITY, that REALITY is not real. Their idea of reality is GOD.

    They are also assuming that there is an entity called “personal.” The world’s most powerful GOD is not a person. A SPIRIT is not a person. Two GODs do not make a person. A group of GODs is not a person. So do trillions of GODs make a person? What is it about all these additional GODs that makes GOD a person?

    They always forget or refuse to accept that THEY have to prove GOD not us. We don't have to prove reality, because it is what we are living in. And I can prove it is real by hitting you in the face with a 2x4, and I bet it hurts and bleeds. Try hitting me in the face with GOD-go ahead-dare you!
    As for GOD being somewhere out there beyond time and space and the here and now? Don't know and don't care, god is irrelevant. The world (reality) operates as though there isn't one, and I will worry about S/He/IT when I die.
    And although it is to cute, the sign is right I do have a personal relationship with reality, its affects hit me in the face everyday.

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  2. How is that possible, Larry? It started at the bottom of the hill.

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    1. "There are only two things that are infinite: the universe, and human stupidity. And I'm not sure about the universe."

      -Albert Einstein?

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    2. Could've been Einstein, but it sounds more like Heinlein.

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