Sunday, 8 September 2013

Atheist fail

I was discussing with my daughter how she would approach an ambiguous sentence in literature. Specifically if there is sentence that has 2 meanings and one meaning does not make sense (by virtue of intrinsic logic or context) and the other does make sense, which sense should we attribute to the author. She correctly suggested we should give the benefit of the doubt to the author and assume the meaning that makes sense.

I then noted the penchant of some atheists to favour interpretations of Scripture that are obviously errant or create the most difficulties. This diverted to a discussion with a younger child about what atheists believe. To which my daughter stated,
If God didn't exist then they wouldn't exist; so what a fail.

2 comments:

  1. They say all manner of amusing and insightful things. I have wondered whether I should have a blog to post them, though may be a little infrequent. We try to remember to write them down at the time.

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