Argument from thankfulness

I think philosophers should work out an argument for the existence of God based on thankfulness: that the feeling of gratitude for existence implies that there is Someone to feel grateful to.

One problem may be that many people today do NOT feel grateful for existence. They believe, quite illogically, that they are entitled to existence. Still. . .

About Gene Veith

Professor of Literature at Patrick Henry College, the Director of the Cranach Institute at Concordia Theological Seminary, a columnist for World Magazine and TableTalk, and the author of 18 books on different facets of Christianity & Culture.

  • Steven

    As a teacher and principal, I am often struck that even in our public schools we still have programs for the gifted. If someone is gifted, there must be a giver. How long will this language be allowed to exist?


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