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Atheism Or Achristianity?

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Posted by Aurino Souza on April 20, 2001 13:56:35 UTC

John,

Don't you think that most people who call themselves atheists are in fact more concerned about the blatant nonsense of Christian scriptures than about the existence of some sort of metaphysical being whose true nature nobody ever dared define?

I see the quest to prove the non-existence of God as completely futile since no one can disprove the existence of something that's not even properly defined to start with. The best definition of God I came across was "the eternal mystery", and that is something no one can seriously claim does not exist. So much for meaningless talk!

On the other hand the ignorance and superstition fostered by biblical texts is a concrete target and a much more sensible subject to discuss. I think it's useless to try and disprove God with the ultimate goal of invalidating the content of scriptures when the content itself is so much easier a target.

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