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DanDare's Avatar Jump to comment 170 by DanDare

Too many atheists assume that a couple of insults will substitute for argument.

Not that many. Too many theists put their fingers in their ears and go "la la la la can't hear you". That pisses me off.

Finally, I will go so far as to say that there is sometimes in the atheist a want of wonder. In a world in which so much is still not understood, in which multiple universes are possible, in which we have not pierced the mystery of consciousness, to discount the supernatural is to lack the openness to mystery that should be a human hallmark.

No, filling the world of wonder and its attendant mystery with supernatural goddiditedness is the best way to close your mind to mystery. "I don't know" is the way to open your mind when you don't know.

Mon, 14 Mar 2011 16:45:04 UTC | #602588