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  •  Conceptually, Atheism is not there to be enough. (1+ / 0-)
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    Is not believing in little pink elephants, puff the magic dragon and silvery unicorns enough...? Of course not.

    One can not point to a logical point of view and trying to define it as something more than it should be and that it should 'be enough' in other areas of life as if that one piece of knowledge should provide a nurturing/nourishment for one.

    If that's so, then by your example 2+2=4 is not enough either...and also as pointless to ascribe any more 'spiritual' meaning or depth to it.

    The Theory of Gravity is not enough.
    E=MC squared is not enough.

    Then again, Religion was never enough either, unless one likes to depend on crutches - crediting a (G)(g)od and/or blaming a devil/demon for things.

    No (G)(g)od makes the world the way it is. We do.

    -6.38, -6.21: Lamented and assured to the lights and towns below, Faster than the speed of sound, Faster than we thought we'd go, Beneath the sound of hope...

    by Vayle on Tue Sep 25, 2012 at 07:30:33 AM PDT

    •  "Religion was never enough either" (1+ / 0-)
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      I'm glad you said that. I agree.

      "Depend upon it, sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully." ~ Samuel Johnson

      by Spencer Troxell on Tue Sep 25, 2012 at 07:35:25 AM PDT

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