Just got back from a dumb argument with a so-called christian scientist in a youtube comment sections, and I can't help but wonder: What's it with these guys?
Why do they misrepresent atheism? Why do they find it so hard to accept ignorance on a subject? Why do they assume things they couldn't possibly know? Why do they unwittingly mistake beliefs with knowledge? Why do they establish "facts" based on conjecture? Why do they feel they are winning and proving their favourite theistic deity when using arguments like KCA to name just a few? Are they just trying to surpress cognitive dissonance or do they truly believe what they are saying? Maybe I'm missing something but I just need to know, what's the psychology behind them making these claims and arguments?
By the way, I'm Titilayo. Atheist, and new to the forums. Looking to have a swell time around these parts :)
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