So I was vehemently opposed by another individual when I told her that all babies were atheists. I also said that no innocent child believes in the supernatural beings until they are proselytized to believe so. Doesn't geographic determinism prove this? If you're born in the United States, you'll probably end up Christian, and if you're born in Iran, you'll end up Islamic. Doesn't this prove my point? I'd appreciate any devil's advocates.
This article discusses research done that shows babies as young as 15 months old demonstrate knowledge of right and wrong, specifically when it comes to sharing. Now I doubt it's because their parents bring them to church or read the bible to them. I know from experience, what you teach a baby around the 1 year mark is walking and taking, image…Continue
I’ve recently come to the conclusion that even if we didn’t have to worry about nuclear weapons in the hands on doomsday fanatics, the mix of 21st century technology with literal reading and uncompromising adherence to primitive text- will itself lead to the end of the world.