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On the other hand, you cannot dis-prove that there is a god. I wasn't the first to come up with this idea, however let me present it to you: unfounded belief that god doesn't exist (the atheist viewpoint) is as irrational as the unfounded belief that god does exist.


Bill, I disagree. The burden of proof in this argument is on anyone who believes in God. Taking the opposite viewpoint (God does not exist) is an easily defended postition because nobody can prove empirically that God exists.

Atheism is not irrational, as you suggest. Atheism is very rational - something which cannot be observed cannot exist. That is the rational statement against which everyone who has faith in God must argue to prove that God does exist.


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