Disclaimer: I may not necessarily wholeheartedly stand by everything written below, but it's not like I'm not allowed to poke fun once in a while...

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It doesn't take long on the internet, or in real life, to come across this old chestnut:

'Atheists are so full of themselves, thinking they're right all of the time... So much smug certainty, so much confident piss-taking, so much inconsiderate hate-speech I can't help but pray for them! God save me.'

Ok, that may be a tad hyperbolic, but the point stands. Why are Atheists always so arrogant?

There are a few reasons for this *observation*, so let's look at each...

'You think you know everything!'

I don't know about you, but to me, the person proclaiming absolute physical truths for which they have absolutely zero physical evidence is the one who really thinks they know more than they do. And, no, I don't 'think I know everything'. In fact the more I know, the less I know I know. It's great. It drives my curiosity, for I am always in a state of mind adamant that the best solution to the paradox is to seek out more truth.

Oh, and 'the more I know...' isn't mine. It's Albert Einstein's. Or Socrates'. Or William Blake's (whoever he is). I don't really know - but the point stands...

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Tags: Agnosticism, Arrogance, Atheism, Dennet, Hitchens, Humour, Reason, Religion, Science

Comment by Dale Headley on April 6, 2013 at 3:10pm

It's easy to be arrogant when you're as great as I am.

Comment by Carnun Marcus-Page on April 6, 2013 at 4:25pm

Dale: Indeed. You've earned it :P

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