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Atheism

Definition

Atheism includes any philosophy which claims that no God or gods exist, including any rational or reasoning creator of the universe.

Keywords: Atheism, Philosophy, God, Rational, Veracity, False, Belief, Reason, Contradictory, Argument From Reason.

Veracity

Atheistic claims are false .

Proof

Any view that denies the possibility of rational thought denies the validity of the deductive reasoning process and is thus deductively false.

Premise 1: Any belief ultimately formed by non-reasoning causes is ultimately believed without reason.

Premise 2: If atheistic claims are true, every belief is ultimately formed by non-reasoning causes.

Conclusion: Therefore, if atheistic claims are true, every belief is ultimately believed without reason.

If atheistic claims are true, there is no reason to believe anything at all: every belief is irrational. There is then no reason to believe that contradictory claims are deductively false, thereby making atheistic claims themselves deductively false.

This Argument from Reason demonstrates that god exists.

World Religions and Cults (volume 2)

In Printed Form

Along with numerous other authors including Don Landis, Bodie Hodge and Roger Patterson, Timothy McCabe contributes analyses of various world religions and cults in this volume from Master Books.