Oh but it was all created with you in mind.. of course.
Tags: expendable, humanity, individual, insignificance, no one will miss you, More…universe
But again so very wonderous.....
Well, certainly the facts given are true.
Let's consider the notion of "significance." It's an evaluation of importance. Doesn't it come with a "...to whom," as in, "significant to whom"? Or is there some sort of cosmic "significance" independent of any consciousness doing the evaluating? I don't think so. Significance is in the mind of the beholder.
I am significant, to myself and to certain others, and that's regardless of how physically nano-puny I am compared to the universe. But I won't make the mistake of assuming I am significant to everything and everyone in the universe, and I sure as fuck won't invent a god and pretend he thinks I am; if anything, a hypothetical god would actually regard me and everything else on this planet, and this whole freaking galaxy, as quite insignificant. (Unless intelligent life is both prized by him and very, very rare.)
But don't you know (snicker), you're important to GOD. After all, he knows when every sparrow falls and when every pedophile priest has his way with a choirboy.
True of course, but I don't care for the whole "we are an insignificant speck of dust in the cosmos" attitude to be honest. It could paint atheists in a negative light. If it must be used then it should always be followed by something with a positive spin like how lucky we are to be here to try to discover the universe.
Join Think Atheist
Welcome toThink Atheist
Get Started Nowor Sign In
Or sign in with:
Sunday School March 22nd 2015
Sunday School March 15th 2015
Sunday School March 8th 2015
Started by Unseen in Society. Last reply by Davis Goodman 7 minutes ago.
Started by Alex Decesare in Religion and the Religious, Atheism and Atheists. Last reply by Unseen 19 minutes ago.
Started by Unseen in Society. Last reply by Davis Goodman 1 hour ago.
Started by Alex Decesare in Advice. Last reply by Alex Decesare 5 hours ago.
Started by umar in Religion and the Religious, Atheism and Atheists. Last reply by Ed 20 hours ago.
April 13, 2015 all day – Anywhere that one might find a glass of Johnnie Walker Black
Posted by Dante Infirno on March 28, 2015 at 9:26am
Posted by Ed on March 27, 2015 at 9:00am
Advertise with ThinkAtheist.com
© 2015 Created by umar.
Report an Issue |
Terms of Service
Please check your browser settings or contact your system administrator.