Arguments Against the Belief in God
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- The Problem of Evil
- Omnipotence and Omniscience Arguments
- The arguments for the belief in God are weak and unconvincing, since they tend to rely on ambiguous terms, false premises, and/or logical fallacies.
- God as an unnecessary hypothesis/Unfalsifiability/The God of the Gaps
- There is no afterlife. Specifically:
- Atheism explains disbelief better than theism
- Lack of evidence for creationism and the theological need for a literal Genesis.
- Archeology and the Bible
- "Cruel World" argument
- Religious pluralism
- The religious are not moral exemplars.
- Neglecting life and the world
- Maxwell’s Demon
- There are other ways to overcome the fear of death (sense of purpose)