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The Fool Says, ‘There is no God’

Blowtorch of Reason Wrote: Apr 22, 2013 6:11 PM
on #3, no. There is evidence of what Aristotle and Socrates said and what they said can be proven in other sources. There is no other verifiable proof of the bible/quran outside of the bible/quran. In fact, there is nothing written in the bible/quran that could not have been written by first century CE man. If there is anything written in the bible that was not known or understood by first CE man then there would be an example of divine inspiration.

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” – Genesis 1:1

Be they theist or be they atheist, on this most scientists agree: In the beginning there was nothing. There was no time, space or matter. There wasn’t even emptiness, only nothingness. Well, nothing natural anyway.

And then, bang! Everything. Nonexistence became existence. Nothing became, in less than an instant, our inconceivably vast and finely tuned universe governed by what mankind would later call – after we too popped into existence from nowhere, fully armed with conscious awareness and the ability to think, communicate and observe – “natural law”...