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by Reflex
Fri Jun 17, 2016 6:33 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Why atheists compare God to santa
Replies: 353
Views: 20930

Re: Why atheists compare God to santa

Because the comparison is perfectly valid in terms of epistemology. No, it's not. Even in terms of epistemology, a home is more than just a dwelling. There is an emotional attachment to a home. The attempt to rationalize the comparison is just arguing for the sake of arguing. It's infantile. What d...
by Reflex
Fri Jun 17, 2016 6:06 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Why atheists compare God to santa
Replies: 353
Views: 20930

Re: Why atheists compare God to santa

But the atheists disbelief in both is the same as the Theists disbelief in santa. No, it's not. You see see the dwelling place, but not the home. A home is more than just a place. If you cannot see the difference, then you are like a fish that does not see the water in which it swims. Because the c...
by Reflex
Fri Jun 17, 2016 5:42 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Why atheists compare God to santa
Replies: 353
Views: 20930

Re: Why atheists compare God to santa

Why deliberately provoke people who do believe by insisting an an invalid comparison? Isn't that called "trolling"? Okay. What was the provocation? I said that the comparison was invalid myself. So what was the provocation? Belief is to religion what a dwelling is to a home. They may look identical...
by Reflex
Fri Jun 17, 2016 5:13 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Why atheists compare God to santa
Replies: 353
Views: 20930

Re: Why atheists compare God to santa

If you disbelieve, you disbelieve. So what? Why deliberately provoke people who do believe by insisting an an invalid comparison? Why throw eggs on a person's home? Isn't that called "trolling"?
by Reflex
Thu Jun 16, 2016 10:08 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: What is the purpose of God?
Replies: 271
Views: 16591

Re: What is the purpose of God?

sthitapragya wrote:Why does God exist?
Why not?
What is the purpose of his existence?
Why does God's existence need a purpose?
by Reflex
Thu Jun 16, 2016 9:17 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Why atheists compare God to santa
Replies: 353
Views: 20930

Re: Why atheists compare God to santa

With regards to the first post: you don’t get it. The comparison is invalid. It's like a fish comparing the water in which it swims to the idea of water.