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December 10, 2013


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...If to be real means to be a part of my inner experience, it is real even if it is not confirmed by other people. For example, if I try some food and feel bitter, this bitterness is real for me even if other people report that this food is sweet.

Different people can respond very differently to the same experience, and their differing responses are subjectively real. But there's no accounting for taste, whereas there is accounting for whether God exists outside of the believer's mind.

It can't be proven that a work of art or craft is "good" - all one can do is find its flaws - and even then, its flaws can be seen as its virtues. Such is the nature of taste. So if belief in God is a matter of taste, the flaw is that there exists no evidence to support the belief, and only an irrational mind can find virtue in that.



Cute. It rhymes. You can chant it to yourself and recite it to others. Repeat it often enough and, like magic, it becomes true. You see how idiotic religion is?

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