This is a Great Rebuttal to the Idea That Atheists Are More Arrogant Than Believers May 25, 2017

This is a Great Rebuttal to the Idea That Atheists Are More Arrogant Than Believers

There’s a common belief among many religious people (and Christian apologists, especially) that atheists are arrogant. We must not be as humble as believers, they say, because we don’t believe in a Higher Power and aren’t necessarily accountable to someone other than ourselves.

As the “joke” goes, religious people don’t have enough faith to be an atheist.

Drew McCoy, a YouTuber at Genetically Modified Skeptic, does an excellent job of tearing down that canard.

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To name just one rebuttal, religious people often think God designed the universe just for them. Being an atheist means accepting that you’re not that important. You’re more of a happy accident. It’s amazing that you’re alive — the odds against it are overwhelming — but no eternal force is looking out for you.

He has many other rebuttals to that argument, too. Listen to the full video for more.


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