Bjs wrote:Personally, I think that there is no such things as common sense because it has no objective standard. You can think that atheism is common sense and I can think that it is a fundamental lack of common sense neither of us have a way showing our view to be correct.
To the bold.
Perhaps, but we can sure show that your view is nonsensical.
All from the book itself.
Talking donkeys and snakes for starters.
Worldwide floods that didn't take place.
Decomposed bodies reanimating and coming back to life.
A man living in the belly of a whale.
You can pretend that the religious view and the atheistic view are similar, but you would be mistaken. If you disagree with me, please show that I am wrong by pointing to similar things (like talking animals) in atheism so we can honestly compare the two.
To some people, not believing in any of the god concepts available and believing in talking animals may seem comparable. They are not and your attempt to level the playing field has failed as most of our readers should be able to see through what you have done.
You can give a man a fish and he will be fed for a day, or you can teach a man to pray for fish and he will starve to death.
I blame man for codifying those rules into a book which allowed superstitious people to perpetuate a barbaric practice. Rules that must be followed or face an invisible beings wrath. - KenRU
It is sad that in an age of freedom some people are enslaved by the nomads of old. - Marco
If you are unable to demonstrate that what you believe is true and you absolve yourself of the burden of proof, then what is the purpose of your arguments? - brunumb