If you’ve frequented various blogs, especially and ironically the freethought blogs it seems, you will have seen an ad that claims that there are 6 reasons to believe in God at a website called everystudent.com.
Being bored, I followed that link and found that the author Marilyn Adamson does indeed give six claims on why she thinks people must believe in her god but alas, anyone who actually thinks and who is a rational person will find them pathetically funny and ineptly deceitful. Unfortunately, there’s not one scrap of anything new here. I do find it a shame that this group of Christians is out there wasting more money trying to convert others. Such a waste of resources, but alas this is typical for this type.
Ms. Adamson claims to have been a “former atheist”. She may have been but she’s also one of the dumbest former atheists in existence evidently if these “reasons” convinced her that this god exists.
Let’s look at her claims. Here’s a link to her site if you wish to bother and one can see the sources she uses for her footnotes. Unsurprisingly, they are creationist sources and the bible as well as a couple of books used deceitfully to make it appear if actual scientists agree with this creationist nonsense.
“1. Does God exist? The complexity of our planet points to a deliberate Designer who not only created our universe, but sustains it today.”
Here we have the common claim that the universe is “perfect” for mankind and thus this must mean that there is a designer (Christian of course). Marilyn blithely ignores that her argument can be used for any creator god, and hasn’t a scrap of evidence that it was only hers. She then tries her best to give “facts” to support her claims. Continue reading “Not so polite dinner conversation – It’s on the interwebs so it must be true! – Christian ads claiming to have the “truth””