So, I don’t hide it, I am an atheist. I don’t flaunt it all that often, but I am not ashamed to admit it either. Now, sometimes I will hide my beliefs to avoid a potential confrontation. For example, if a person comes to my house, telling me about the lord, or some church I should join, I politely listen. Thank them for the information, and when they leave, forget about everything they told me. I do this to avoid confrontation, and because it is just simpler.
Now, I am going to blog about the existence or non-existence of a supreme being. That is a blog I will reserve for later. What I will blog about is about those believers who don’t actually believe. I was once told by a friend, after telling him that I was the A word, that I should lie, and say I believe in god just in case. Ok, so you believe in a supreme being, one who knows all, sees all, is all. However, you say that me lying will fool him? That’s a little arrogant. It’s probably even more arrogant than my non-belief. You worship him, but think the supreme one can fooled by a little lie by me.
And then, one has to think, would lying to a supreme being really be the answer?
I don’t know the answer to this. I am not a believer, and probably never will be again. The world makes so much more sense to me now, but lying to the all knowing, and assuming I can get away with it, just seems silly.