Here’s my Friday post over at Isaiah for anyone who missed it or is unable to comment over there.
One of the reasons I’m an atheist is that I have yet to hear a definition of God that makes sense or that can explain God’s properties without contradiction. In most cases, when asking for a definition of someone’s God, I usually get passages from a holy book or sayings like, powerful, can do anything, is everywhere at once, a supreme being and so on.
But none of them make sense to me. They seem like descriptors made up to ensure these God(s) can never be falsified.
These God(s) seem more like wishful thinking on the part of the believer than anything concrete – a way for them to satisfy their need to worship something they perceive to be bigger than they are.
For example, pantheism is one type of ‘God’ belief that works like this:
Pantheism is the belief that the Universe (or Nature as the totality of everything)…
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