Does there have to be a reason for everything?

Big bang

I think about belief, and the reasons I believe, quite a lot. And I sometimes ponder, if I cut it down to just one reason, what would it be? What is it that I just can’t go past?

I don’t think I really can simplify it like that, but if I could, this would maybe be it.

I don’t think the existence of the universe can be explained any other way than that God made it. Here’s why this is my personal conclusion.

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Atheist slogans: one fewer god than you?

Egyptian gods

I came across it yesterday, not for the first time, but maybe the 21st. Quoted as if it was significant and telling. You have almost certainly seen it too.

I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours.

The quote is attributed to Stephen Roberts1. It is cute and sounds clever, but does it actually say anything?

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