What's your favourite question to ask a theist?

As the title says..."what's your favourite question to ask a theist"?

You may have many favourites...I would like to hear from you guys about yours.

I have a personal favourite which I often use when they start spouting their spew that GOD wrote the bible at the beginning of time, he created everything....

"OK. If GOD wrote the BIBLE at the beginning of time like you say...some 14.5 BILLION, that's BILLION years ago, What language was it written in?"

Most theists I know don't even know what language JESUS spoke. It's sad really.

Another of my favourites is this one...

"Why did it take GOD 10 BILLION years to make the planet EARTH and then a further 4.5 BILLION years to make MAN?"

There's always a spewy reply of some sort or another which usually gets my goat and the theist is appalled at my outburst of laughter.

So come on you guys....let 'em have it....share your ammo with us.

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    Unseen

    What was Jesus's sexual orientation?

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    Gallup's Mirror

    The most common question I get: any question the theist believes cannot be answered.

    Thus, the theist tactic is (1) get you to acknowledge ignorance, and (2) pin God to that ignorance. It goes like this:

    1. Crackpot: How did life arise on earth?
    2. You: That's one of the most difficult questions in science. It's never been fully explained.
    3. Crackpot: (Triumphantly) See? God MUST have done it! It's the ONLY explanation! 

    Note the theist can substitute almost any question in #1. Where did the universe come from? How does human consciousness work? Why are there "gaps" in the fossil record? How did my cousin survive terminal colon cancer? The tune changes but the dance is always the same.

    For the theist, actual ignorance works best. But willful ignorance will do. For instance, the theist may be genuinely unaware of the evidence for evolution. Or he may be fully aware, but denies and refuses to become informed by it.     

    No matter the question, the answer in this situation is the same:

    4. You: Why must it have a supernatural explanation? Why can't it have a natural explanation we don't understand yet?  [If possible, add:] Before science discovers how it works, it's God. Once sciences discovers how it works, God vanishes. History has countless examples, including; earthquakes, disease, ocean tides, fire, lightning, fertility, and meteorites. Not once has the supernatural ever been the explanation for ANYTHING.

    That answer is more effective at producing flabbergasted silence than stuffing a mattress down the throat of a braying jackass. Try it and see for yourself. 

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      "Will you please get off my doorstep?"

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