[Turing] Atheist Answer #9

This post is part of the Ideological Turing Test Challenge. Go to the tab above for an overview and remind yourself of the voting and commenting guidelines here. What's your best reason for being an atheist? My best reason for being an atheist is simply that it is the default position. I have not encountered any sufficiently strong reason to cause me to believe that there is a supernatural power, and so I go back to the default position that there isn’t a supernatural power. It would … [Read more...]

[Turing] Atheist Answer #8

This post is part of the Ideological Turing Test Challenge. Go to the tab above for an overview and remind yourself of the voting and commenting guidelines here. What's your best reason for being an atheist? I'm an atheist for several reasons, but there are two reasons that are primary. One is that the reality I've experienced so far is consistent with there being no God. It seems to me that reality is furthermore not consistent with the existence of the God typically described by … [Read more...]

[Turing] Atheist Answer #7

This post is part of the Ideological Turing Test Challenge. Go to the tab above for an overview and remind yourself of the voting and commenting guidelines here. What's your best reason for being an atheist? I'd say that the best reason is the simplest: the lack of sufficient evidence that a god or god exists. Although, I have to say that this is tempered by the problem of definition. An omniscient, omnipresent, omnipotent being is logically impossible, but once you get to different … [Read more...]