Is Truth an Accident? Re: [FoRK] Is God an Accident?

Eugen Leitl < eugen at leitl.org > on > Fri Sep 22 06:17:12 PDT 2006

On Fri, Sep 22, 2006 at 06:15:04AM -0700, Dr. Ernie Prabhakar wrote:
> [Disclaimer: I am  theist, as anyone Googling me can easily find out].
> 
> Hi Russell,
> 
> You may not find religious belief justified by your paradigm, but I  
> don't find your lack of belief justifiable within *my* paradigm.
> 
> To what meta-paradigm are you appealing to state that your paradigm  
> is "true" and mine is "false"?  Or are you merely stating a personal  
> preference?
> 
> In particular, one could just as easily deconstruct belief in love,  
> justice, truth, happiness, sex, civilization, technology -- even math  
> -- as mere "accidents", no?  Once you start down this path, where do  
> you draw the line?

If atheism is a belief, then bald is a hair color.

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