It is called faith so that it does not need to be answerable to anything but itself. 'Faith' is a semantic copout.
Faith is a way of showing that someone's commitment to God cannot be shaken, despite all the evidence against His existence.
Actually, the more absurd one's belief, as measured by the strength of the facts arrayed against it, the stronger one's faith is.
This is why so many theists come here: they know they can really prove their faith here by discovering how foolish their belief is. They then prove their faith by exercising their antiintellectualism and persisting in their folly.
My post did not credit OP, apoplogies. Great meme.
I wonder ...
What do you think about the statement "It's called a Theory because it's not knowledge!" That's what we see from the anti-science contingent. It's equally pithy. It's equally dismissive. Yet as scientists we would rely on a theory despite the fact that theories are always contingent, just as others may rely on faith even though faith is often contingent.
Join Think Atheist
Welcome toThink Atheist
Get Started Nowor Sign In
Or sign in with:
Started by Unseen in Small Talk 21 hours ago.
Started by TJ in Small Talk. Last reply by Davis Goodman 9 hours ago.
Started by JadeBlackOlive in Small Talk. Last reply by Unseen 1 hour ago.
Started by Farahat Rashad in Small Talk. Last reply by TJ 10 hours ago.
Started by Belle Rose in Society. Last reply by Reg The Fronkey Farmer on Tuesday.
Sunday School August 21th 2016
Sunday School August 14th 2016
Sunday School August 7th 2016
Posted by Noon Alif on August 24, 2016 at 6:30pm
Posted by A. T. Heist on August 24, 2016 at 3:18pm
Computer Help Forums
© 2016 Created by umar.
Report an Issue |
Terms of Service
Please check your browser settings or contact your system administrator.