Isn't there an element of DENIAL in the atheist when he says there is no evidence for faith, when the evidence is clear to billions of folks?
If there was no evidence why would there be billions of believers???
- PaulLv 66 months ago
Denial is the last gasp of the defeated.
- antoniusLv 76 months ago
Then toss out your claim of faith and show the evidence.
- 6 months ago
Feelings are not evidence. You FEEL Jesus rose from the dead, just like Jews FEEL Moses parted the Red Sea, or Muslims FEEL that Prophet Muhammed encountered an angel that told him to write down the Koran. In no case is there any physical evidence that these things happened in reality.
- Bulldog reduxLv 76 months ago
I say we should formulate a general law: The truth or falsity of all religious and philosophical propositions should be determined by majority vote. Since a majority of people believe in some kind of god, that's proof that a god exists. That makes sense, doesn't it? Well, doesn't it?
update: For the benefit of thumbs-downers, no, it doesn't make sense, and that's exactly my point.
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- Ernest SLv 76 months ago
Is there an elephant in the closet crushing to death?
- Phil MLv 76 months ago
I have faith in many things, god just doesn't happen to be one of them.
- tentofieldLv 76 months ago
Faith is belief without evidence. There is no testable evidence for the existence of any of the many thousands of gods. Those who believe in gods have faith. Those who don't are atheists.
- Anonymous6 months ago
I would hardly call you a billion
- 🤔 JayLv 76 months ago
In some, religious faith is self serving egotism arrogantly insisting that they hold the higher moral ground. This perhaps is a much needed balance to their religious indoctrination of self loathing, shame, unworthiness and guilt.
Faith is believing something that is not true..
Delusion is believing that it is true...
Religious people require strong doses of both.
We all use faith and delusion in our lives as a coping mechanism, some of us rely on it to a fault.
- CowboyLv 66 months ago
Faith is belief in the absence of evidence - something I just can't muster.