I found this nice and lovely post on Tiffany’s Non-Blog (run by Tiffany267, a “professional” bullshit debunker and, at the same time, pearl finder); see: https://tiffany267.wordpress.com/2015/10/21/questions-for-atheists-asked-and-answered/
Tiffany267 tells her followers that the original post can be read here: https://boldquestions.wordpress.com/2015/10/19/17-not-so-stupid-questions-for-atheists/
She also gave this motivation for “reblogging” the post: “One of my favorite atheist bloggers shared this list of questions targeted to atheists and some wonderful responses. Please enjoy!”
I just say: Hope you’ll enjoy it as much as I – and seemingly Tiffany267 – did.
From now on I’m following this “Question With Boldness” blog.
Godless Mom was contacted by a christian student with a series of questions. And, surprise, instead of being “gotcha” questions, they seem to be actual genuine questions, a real effort to understand non-belief. So I’ll answer them here, and also cross-post them in the comments to the original blog entry, here:
Other bloggers and commenters have answered them, but I’m going to give my own answers without comparison to theirs. So I apologize if this comes out as repetitive.
1. Why are you an atheist?
Because I don’t have enough evidence to warrant belief in any god.
2. Have you ever believed in a Higher Power?
Sure, I was raised liberal Protestant, and it was just the assumption everyone made. God’s in charge, Jesus loves you, so let’s sing some more songs about love. I was the kid that was involved in everything – Sunday school, youth group, youth…
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