In “Rebellion,” the fourth chapter of Dostoevsky’s “The Brothers Karamazov,” Ivan speaks to his brother, a Christian monk, about God. Ivan explains to his brother that the suffering of innocent people prevents him from believing in an omnipotent, omniscient, omnipresent and all-loving God. 1,464 more words
Well, that’s almost never a good sign. Yeah, I’ve got a lot of theological baggage, and it’s time I aired some of it out. Not meant to offend anyone, just have to talk about some of the things that have been standing on top of my brain screaming down into my mind for a while.
Christian apologists love to say “You believe in science; I believe in the bible. It’s the same thing.” The conclusion to this claim usually is something to the effect of atheists worshiping science. 640 more words