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Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Do you believe in magic
I don't believe
that reason could arise from nonreason, therefore I think that reason is at the
foundation of the universe. According to the naturalistic view, the normative
arises from the nonnormative, the logical arises from the nonlogical, the
universe exists without an explanation for its existence even though it looks
contingent as all heck, the universe was finely tuned for intelligent life,
purposes arise where none existed before, consciousness comes from a lack of
consciousness. The very foundations of science don't even seem possible in the
irrational universe that atheists believe in. Even the very fact that our
thoughts are about something else is something that can't be captured by basic
physics. It has always seemed to me that the atheists, not the theists, are the
ones who believe in magic.