Category: atheist

Christians all over the world were perfectly fine with slavery until Enlightenment thinkers influenced the public discourse to reject it. Over and over again, religious values follow secular values and then take all the credit. 

There are people who make the argument for a god on the basis that this planet is “just perfect” for human life. 

The argument that this universe must necessarily be the best of all possible worlds was made by Leibniz, and it was so incredibly stupid that, even at the time, Voltaire managed to write an entire book, Candide, ridiculing the idea.