---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <jr_esq@...> wrote :


 That's exactly right.  

 Erm, that statement agrees with me. It's you who has to prove your god, you 
who has made the metaphysical assumption.

 Therefore, the atheist's position is very weak and absurd.  You can see this 
weakness when they try to make arguments against the Kalam Cosmological 
Argument.  IMO, their arguments become absurd and nonsensical.

 The KCA is a crock, how can there be an uncaused creator god when you've 
already decided the reason he has to exist is because things can't exist 
without a cause?


---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <punditster@...> wrote :

 On 11/4/2014 12:00 PM, jr_esq@... mailto:jr_esq@... [FairfieldLife] wrote:

   The federal government recognizes secular humanism as a religion.  That 
means atheists have faith in the nonexistence of a god.  But can they prove 
that God is nonexistent?

 It's almost impossible to prove a negative, even if your include in your 
argument the Law of the Excluded Middle. By the mere mention of a entity in 
their argument they have already postulated a metaphysical assumption. Without 
definitions, the argument is circular ending with a reductio ad absurdum. Any 
statement, when taken to extremes, will be found to be self-contradictory.
 " Zeno has argued that if as the pluralists say things are many, then they 
will be both like and unlike; but this is an impossible situation, for unlike 
things cannot be like, nor like things unlike."
 Plato's Parmenides:


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