Agnostic pan/polytheist, former atheist here.
If you've ever lived an emotionally authentic life, you'd know there are some things about you and others that simply cannot be explained by logic (ex: why you love certain genres of music. You can give yourself a million logical reasons not to love it, yet you still can't un-love it). You'd know how trying to ''rationalize'' your feelings is ultimately futile, and only leads to confusion and loss of integrity.
However, your atheism's most fundamental tenet is that science and logic are the only valid ways to understand things (I know because I used to believe that). Spiritual proofs are dismissed by default.
So here's the thing: how do you justify that?
Since you definitely care about what's justified and what's not, how do you justify dismissing various methods of justifying things? If you can't do so without resorting to dogmatism, then, well...how are you any better than the other religions you despise?
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