Minute Particulars directs our attention past the stream of media chatter to Basic Questions

…and, in the process, reveal the tragic contradictions at the heart of atheism, particularly as it grapples, as USS Clueless does, with finding some way of extracting meaning out of existence if there is no God. Suggested reading for atheists suffering from this troubling “persistence of moral vision”: The Abolition of Man. There’s a reason you go on talking as though the universe has meaning even when you’ve fallen into clever arguments for saying it doesn’t: the universe does have meaning because God exists and you are made in his image.