Ep 520 – Smackdown: A Manual for Creating Atheists, Part 2

Smackdown

Posted September 9th, 2018

What is faith?  How is it different from hope?  What is an atheist?  How is that different from an agnostic?  Glenn is joined by Delany Darco and Tom Perry to discuss part 2 of Peter Boghossian’s “A Manual for Creating Atheists.”

Glenn

Tom

  • Gabriel von Himmel

    A short shibboleth on truth and the persistence of doubt,
    the confluence of hope and faith,
    A good measure for Jews, Christians, Muslims, Hindus, Scientologists and Mormons.

    “Only God is God, there is no God but god, and God only knows for sure, god is everywhere, god clings to your soul like sore underwear”

    A deep echoing voice form above came booming down,
    for God’s sake change your shorts
    for God’s sake change your shorts
    for God’s sake change your shorts

  • iwillgodown

    the truth of faith is there is no objective truth to it, and since faith requires truth, there is no faith.

  • iwillgodown

    becoming a Mormon was easy, becoming an atheist was earned, very proud of climbing to the position of an
    Atheist.

    • Gabriel von Himmel

      After clomping around in agnostic leg-irons for some time the notion of truth is relative unlike those who are unreliable narrators claiming “the one true thing.”