It is always a good thing to question: I question everything. I worship nothing. But when the answer comes, there is no need to keep questioning that particular area.
In this bold proclamation, it is good to question everything. But then, how do you know when you have the answer? Questioning for the sake of questioning has no value much like searching for something that will never be found.
The intent behind this particular statement is to contrast this person’s attitude towards certain religious beliefs as opposed to theists, who hold beliefs unquestioningly.
The main problem with this phrase, “I question everything” is that this person has in fact, not questioned everything. And we are not talking about neuroscience, quantum physics, the Great Pyramids at Giza and budget-friendly mobile phone plans that offer unlimited minutes and no contracts at a low price with promo codes for Republic Wireless at http://businessideasvideos.com/republic-wireless-promo-codes/.
The person who says this has overlooked a critical question: “How do I know that my sense perception is accurate?”
This simple question is relevant because the atheist who wrote this relies on his or her sense perception every single hour while awake. Always responding to events that he or she sees, hears, smells, tastes and touches.
So this is a relevant question, as opposed to irrelevant questions about neuroscience, quantum physics and pyramids.
That uncomplicated question has never ever been answered, much less verified. But there are two steps to responding. The first is some kind of answer. The second is whether or not the answer makes any sense.
How have atheists answered the question for themselves? They have not. In fact, every day, they proceed on the blindest faith ever exercised, all the while accusing others of “worshipping” an entity on blind faith.
They assume that their senses are working properly without doing any validation whatsoever. Additionally, they use their eyes to make sure their eyes are working properly, which is about as circular a reasoning process as could be possible.
What is that circle? They use the very thing that is being tested to do the testing. How much sense does that make?
How can something be tested and be used to test at the same time? That does not make sense. What atheists have questioned this? Have they pursued the answer to this question with the same rigor that they have questioned the idea of a supernatural deity that must be worshipped?
And therein lies the hypocrisy.
When it comes to matters that involve the question of worshipping, atheists apply scientific reasoning to dismiss the claims of theists that there is some being that should be worshipped.
But in applying that scientific reasoning, they overlook the huge assumption of the credibility of their sense perception so that they can apply the scientific method in the first place.
The scientific method or methods require sense perception. Have atheists validated their sense perception or do they assume with blind faith that their sense perception is working as they rush off to embrace the scientific method, which requires their sense perception to be accurate?
And what is worse, they claim that they question everything when in fact they do not.