is no proof that God exists
Sometimes atheist assert
that there is no proof that God exists. The only problem is that
an atheist cannot logically make that claim.
In order to state that there is no proof for God's existence, the
atheist would have to know all alleged proofs that exist in order to
then state that there is no proof for God's existence. But, since
he cannot know all things, he cannot logically state there is no proof
for God's existence.
At best, an atheist can
only state that of all the alleged proofs he has seen thus far, none
have worked. He could even say that he believes there are no
proofs for God's existence. But then, this means that there is the
possibility that there is a proof or proofs out there and that he simply
has not yet encountered one.
if there was a proof that truly did prove God's existence, would the
atheist be able to accept it given that his presuppositions are in
opposition to the existence of God? In other words, given that the
atheist has a presuppositional base that there is no God, in order for
him to accept a proof for God's existence, he would have to change his
presuppositional base. This is not easy to do and would involve a
major paradigm shift in the belief structure of the atheist.
Therefore, an atheist is presuppositionally hostile to any proofs for
God's existence and is less likely to be objective about such attempted
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