This I Believe #1: No God

I plan on sharing interesting, unique, or otherwise memorable This I Believe essays.  To start, here is Penn Jillete’s essay- he is one half of the magic/comedy group “Penn & Teller.

There is No God…

But all obscenity is less insulting than, “How I was brought up and my imaginary friend means more to me than anything you can ever say or do.” So, believing there is no God lets me be proven wrong and that’s always fun. It means I’m learning something. […]

Believing there is no God gives me more room for belief in family, people, love, truth, beauty, sex, Jell-O and all the other things

Advertisements

2 comments

  1. Excellent. Too often the focus of atheism (by those both for and against it) is toward the negative- what does not or cannot exist. When the beauty of this world is all there is, it somehow makes the world much more beautiful.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s