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Bold Evidence is Everywhere for God: Yet ‘Nothing’ is Proof for Atheism
Design is Everywhere and “Nothing” is Proof for Atheism
by Mike Robinson
There’s proof everywhere for God
We may say that a living body or organ is well designed if it has attributes that an intelligent and knowledgeable engineer might have built into it in order to achieve some sensible purpose… any engineer can recognize an object that has been designed, even poorly designed, for a purpose (Richard Dawkins).
There’s a plausible case for understanding precisely how a universe full of stuff, like the universe we live in, could result literally from nothing by natural processes. … In particular, nothing is unstable. Nothing can create something all the time due to the laws of quantum mechanics, and it’s – it’s fascinatingly interesting. And what I wanted to do was use the hook of this question, which I think as I say has provoked religious people, as well as scientists, to encourage people to try and understand the amazing universe that we actually live in (Atheist Lawrence Krauss).
It is a jumbled mess, a swamp and a harebrained position, atheist Richard Dawkins’ view on the subject of design.
Dawkins imagines, “Biology is the study of complicated things that give the appearance of having been designed for a purpose.” No, designed biological creatures are designed. By all means call me Einstein!
“The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design…” It’s all so irrational, bumfuzzled and, for a famous academician, embarrassing. Barba tenus sapientes of philosophy. Mr. Dawkins has been roundly criticized and will change his opinion the moment after he breathes his last breath. Actually to a degree he already has, in his diatribe against religious people. “Religion is not off limits. Religion makes specific claims about the universe, which need to be substantiated. They should be challenged and ridiculed with contempt.” That’s good, not aiming to argue logically, but to seek to ridicule and insult religionists.
When one has no proof, evidence or rational argument, just call people names.
What is astonishing in this moment of wide, multi-abutted attacks is that the atheists have no proof for their view and the foundation for atheism is not only unclear, but such a mystery that many atheists are now claiming “nothing created everything.”
You want to think they are playing a levelheaded, fair game; that they desire an open minded discussion of the facts and a fair forum to adjudicate the views. They insist that there is no proof for the existence of God—that their blunt and callous dismissals of religion force people to utilize critical thinking apropos religion. The hostile comments of the New Atheists and their devotees are necessarily brawny. Good, they have dark souls and foul mouths; now let them posit some solid proof for atheism. They won’t do it.
They don’t have any!
That’s atheism’s dirty little secret.
The New Atheist groupies frankly hope that there’s a method to the madness; that the New Atheist professionals will, behind the scenes and with great clout, start pulling together evidence that can be used as proof for the non-existence of God. But this is more wishful thinking than facts and truth, besides; any evidence would need a foundation.*
You have to wonder if the weary fanatics, with tired eyes and hoarse voices, won’t think twice about following such a contorted bugle call. They have many reasons to distrust the New Atheist priesthood, and it is not all due to their recent faith in the nitwitted idea that nothing created everything or even their complete lack of proof for atheism. It’s the towering truth of Christianity. Once again, the commanding proof for Christianity shows itself at an epochal moment. It isn’t merely that atheism is devoid of proof; it is the impressive reasons people know Christianity is true—with the tired and unmotivated neo-atheists, who run their mouth—that is lethal.
Atheists know that they have to reach people’s hearts. But they also have to reach their minds.
They fail spectacularly on both counts.
And atheism ends in the extreme joy of nothing.**
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*Rational pre-commitments assist in directing one’s investigation and analysis of the data (as well as its interpretation and communication). This admission is often difficult to get from some atheistic inquirers to acknowledge. What worldview can furnish the foundation required for a priori necessities and rational tools uses in science, analysis and research? Christian theism can deliver the ground for the a priori immutable universals utilized in rational enquiry; in principle, materialistic atheism cannot furnish the aforementioned ground. What is obligatory to account for scientific analysis is a first principle that has the ontological endowment to not only ground it, but to account for it and its preconditions—all the universal operational features of knowledge. The loss of the immovable point of reference, in principle, leaves the ungodly bereft of a resource necessary to construct the analytical enterprise. Without God, one cannot hoist the necessary a priori operation features of the intellectual examination of evidence. The Christian worldview supplies the fixed ontic platform as the sufficient truth condition that can justify induction, immutable universals, attributes, identity, and the uniformity of the physical world. But materialistic atheism lacks such a fixed ontic platform. Consequently, it fails to provide the sufficient ground required to justify enquiry and research. When anyone attempts to escape the truth that God exists, he falls in a trap he cannot escape. Without God, one cannot make sense of anything. The atheist has nothing to stand on (an ontic Archimedean locus of reference) and he lacks a rational apparatus to scale an epistemic ladder that would allow him to view reality with clarity. God and His revealed word supply men their only possible ground with the explanatory clout needed to account for critical and analytical pursuits. The ontological barrenness of atheistic materialism is just one reason the Christian should never grant the natural man the right to determine the criteria for testing truth claims—atheistic naturalism lacks an ontology with a shard of explanatory power.
**“Finally, and inevitably, the flat universe will further flatten into a nothingness that mirrors its beginning. Not only will there be no cosmologists to look out on the universe, there will be nothing for them to see even if they could. Nothing at all. Not even atoms. Nothing. If you think that’s bleak and cheerless, too bad. Reality doesn’t owe us comfort” (Krauss). God has the explanatory clout to account for everything, even analysis of the atheistic ‘Nothing Argument.’ Moreover, Christianity offers hope including eternal life. Atheism is built upon nothing, explains nothing, and results in nothing.
Posted 27th July 2016 by Mike Robinson
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