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This I believe: Penn Jillette

I believe that there is no God. I'm beyond atheism. Atheism is not believing in God. Not believing in God is easy -- you can't prove a negative, so there's no work to do. You can't prove that there isn't an elephant inside the trunk of my car. You sure? How about now? Maybe he was just hiding before. Check again. Did I mention that my personal heartfelt definition of the word "elephant" includes mystery, order, goodness, love and a spare tire?



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Added by Bradley James Ballard on November 29, 2009 at 2:41am — 11 Comments

Beliefs

I see no reason to believe in an all powerful god (non intelligent “uncaused cause”)*



No one knows what the does, or what he will do, nor the reasons why



He does not break his own rules of human nature (laws of physics)



There is no such thing as miracles (look up the correct definition of “miracle”)



If god did intervene with the ordinary rules of the world, there would be no way of proving or disproving the action



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Added by Bradley James Ballard on July 18, 2009 at 10:35pm — 8 Comments

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