Atheism and Intelligence: an Inverse Relation?
Suddenly, I buy into the science that says the number of atheists is increasing:
What makes me chuckle (already) is the level of scrutiny to which this link will undoubtedly be subjected, and by the very same people who show the smallest interest in properly interpreting any text of the Bible. Of course, I’m the one reading the article wrong. But that’s what they all say, right?
"The Argument From Consciousness"
Peter Kreeft and Ronald K. Tacelli make the following argument:
- We experience the universe as intelligible. This intelligibility means that the universe is graspable by intelligence.
- Either this intelligible universe and the finite minds so well suited to grasp it are the products of intelligence, or both intelligibility and intelligence are the products of blind chance.
- Not blind chance.
- Therefore this intelligible universe and the finite minds so well suited to grasp it are the products of intelligence. (66)
The argument (which they call “The Argument from Consciousness”) is predicated upon their design argument presented prior to this one in …