Strong Atheism

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STRONG ATHEISM: WHY I’M AN ATHEIST

​The strongest arguments for the existence of god are so circular in begging the question that they are readily dismantled.

So-called “strong atheism” seems a little arrogant, when it comes to strongly asserting the non-existence of something, but when it is something so absurd as “God”, the strong position is not so far-fetched.

If someone were to assert the non-existence of the Easter Bunny, in the sense of an actual anthropomorphic rabbit, most people would agree without hesitation. The case for the existence “God” is only stronger than the case for the Easter Bunny because no one has bothered to argue for the Easter Bunny. The case for the existence of god makes about as much sense. It is arguing for a meaningless and patently absurd concept.

Strongly asserting “God does not exist” is no less arrogant than asserting “A twelve-galaxy-tall chocolate bunny does…

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