"Darwin was the first to use data from nature to convince people that evolution is true, and his idea of natural selection was truly novel. It testifies to his genius that the concept of natural theology, accepted by most educated Westerners before 1859, was vanquished within only a few years by a single five-hundred-page book. On the Origin of Species turned the mysteries of life's diversity from mythology into genuine science." -- Jerry Coyne
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Someone had a good idea and I wrote about it.
The question I'd ask is whether the truly righteous would even want to live again. Part of to be righteous is to be humble, to not covet new and shiny things.
Well done. It would be interesting to hear what a Christian has to say about it.
I think wishing for a magical 2nd life is being greedy. I'm grateful for the one life I have.
I like reality. If reality was thrown out so I can live again, I would not like that at all. A world of supernatural magic would be a terrible thing. Fortunately reality is what it is and it doesn't care if other people want to throw reality out. Reality isn't going anywhere. Therefore dead people stay dead and that's a good thing.
Atheism is an acceptance of reality. Theism is the acceptance of fantasy. Take your pick.