I've seen the light

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I've seen the light

Yes, that's right, I have finally seen the light after all these years, and I am going to share to you, atheists, and whatever theists there are on this site, what I have learned.
Firstly I learned that religion is bullsh*t- but atheists already knew that so this is for whatever theists may be reading.
Secondly I learned that atheism is also bullsh*t, then again I already knew that, but I believe atheists should know that.
Thirdly, I learned that "God" is not the correct word to use, as this implies a personal, evil dictator, who has billions of cult followers with Stockholm's syndrome, something which demands, and supposedly deserves, to be worshipped. The correct term, I believe, is somewhere along the lines of "cosmic architect," but for convenience purposes I will call it "the Creator."

I am no longer as theist, my friends, I don't believe in religion, but in reason, and for this reason I believe in a non-personal cosmic force, like gravity, except displaying a level of intelligence. My reason for this is incredibly simple, organization requires an organizer, and design a designer.

Fifthly, I learned to not care. Basically I don't care if you're atheists, or theists, or pastafarians, I don't have time to argue about "religion," only things that have real relevance and that affect my life in some way. Basically you are like people who don't believe that gravity exists, obviously if you drop something it will fall, but who cares? If you don't want to believe in a Creator, I have more important things to weorry about, its not like anyone is going to hell or anything because herll was made up by cultic leaders to control their adherents.

This is why, if you read my book that is coming out in a month or so, you will see that, as the book goes along, it gradually shifts from a Karaite Jewish perspective to a Deistic perspective. Though the book is trying to prove Karaite Judaism, and I no longer bbelieve in this, I worked on it for a long time and put a lot of effort into it, so I weill finish writing it with a Deistic perspective, publish it in January. It will be called "The Karaite."

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chimp3's picture
I will not be reading your

I will not be reading your book H.T. but good luck! I have already read enough of your boring journey of self discovery.

Harry Truman's picture
You won't? What if I gave you

You won't? What if I gave you a free online copy?
I'm not having a journey of self discovery, I had a journey away from religious nonsense.

Nyarlathotep's picture
Harry Truman - We didn't

Harry Truman - We didn't evolve from apes- we evolved from aquatic sea monkeys:

Make sure you put that in your book!

Harry Truman's picture
The book isn't about aquatic

The book isn't about aquatic sea monkeys, its about Judaism

chimp3's picture
Boring!

Boring!

Harry Truman's picture
You're boring, you went back

You're boring, you went back to this post because you hadnothibg beterto do didn't you?

chimp3's picture
I was looking for a good

I was looking for a good argument.

Harry Truman's picture
But you only said boring.

But you only said boring.

chimp3's picture
I could counter with a

I could counter with a telling of my own journey rejecting catholicism at 13 and atheist realiaztions, subsequent rejection of Pentecostal!ism, journey into kundalini and bhakti yoga, my initiation into a Sufi order and then a slow rejection of all of the above into to an apathetic religious world view and then into current atheist online debater but it would bore me more than you.

Harry Truman's picture
The book isn't about aquatic

The book isn't about aquatic sea monkeys, its about Judaism

mykcob4's picture
I have never seen someone so

I have never seen someone so confused as you HT. BTW you declared a long while ago that you are leaving. When is that actually going to happen?

Harry Truman's picture
Well it all started when

Well it all started when that Rabbanite fellow disproved Christianity for me. After that I went from sect to sect not knowing what to do with my absurd religion, and became gradually less religious over time, until I finaly hit ground zero and am now not religious at all.
I did leave, but I came back.

chimp3's picture
Are you now an atheist?

Are you now an atheist?

Harry Truman's picture
No, I said I'm a Deist, who

No, I'm a Deist, who isn't religious.

chimp3's picture
As a deist do you believe in

As a deist do you believe in one god?

Harry Truman's picture
I can't say for sure that

I can't say for sure that this creator is only one force, but I am inclined to believe that there is only one as the universe follows a uniform organization.

chimp3's picture
Hmmm! Define uniform

Hmmm! Define uniform organization.

Harry Truman's picture
atoms are organized in a

atoms are organized in a manner almost identical to that of solar systems, for example. Certain organizations and patters repeat, and the universe seems to have been created under a uniform design, i.e. 1 creating force. The Fibonacci sequence, for example, reoccurs throughout nature in the form of spirals.

chimp3's picture
Hmmm? Atoms almost identical

Hmmm? Atoms almost identical to so!ar systems. I have suffered through college level chemistry but similarity to solar systems? How?

Harry Truman's picture
A massive chunk of matter,

A massive chunk of matter, accounting for most of the mass, in the center- with smaller bits of matter continuously revolving around it. Most of the mass being at the center, most of the space being in the surrounding empty space. Compare these two:
https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&cad=rj...
https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&cad=rj...

Nyarlathotep's picture
HT - A massive chunk of

HT - A massive chunk of matter, accounting for most of the mass, in the center

If you think that a system having most of its mass, located near its center of mass, is evidence for some kind of divine/intelligent creator/organizer; then you have set your bar so low you will never be disappointed.

This just in: hot water is hot! Must be an intelligent designer!

Harry Truman's picture
I was trying to describe how

I was trying to describe how solar systems and atomic structures resemble each other. It is a commonly accepted fact tht certain patterns reoccur throughout nature.

chimp3's picture
Quantum physics is a bugger

Quantum physics is a bugger for me but I don't believe electrons orbit the nucleus in any way comparable to solar systems.

Harry Truman's picture
They don't?

They don't?

Alembé's picture
Not really. Check out the
Nyarlathotep's picture
no they don't

no they don't. Sometimes they are drawn in a way that looks like that, but it is a representation of energy levels, not actual orbits.

chimp3's picture
Why would repeating patterns

Why would repeating patterns require a supernatural source anyway?

Harry Truman's picture
They don't- that wasn't the

They don't- that wasn't the point I was making. If for example, I met 2 people on this site, and they both talked in the same mannerisms and used the same words, I may have reason to believe that they are the same person.

chimp3's picture
You brought up the uniform

You brought up the uniform nature of the universe as a rationale for a belief in a single deity.

Harry Truman's picture
No, as rationale forwhy there

No, as rationale forwhy there is only one creator, why there is a creator in the first place is a different discussion, and I would recommend to you a book by Bob Johnson entitled 'God gave us reason, not religion.'

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