Why would anyone want to believe that?

Peter HitchensI am ceaselessly interested to know why anyone would – in the absence of definitive proof either way – actively prefer the idea that the universe is accidental and without purpose. Such a position seems to me to be far more intellectually difficult than mine.

–Peter Hitchens
(Brother of renowned anti-theist Christopher Hitchens)

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3 thoughts on “Why would anyone want to believe that?

  1. I am ceaselessly interested to know why people actively believe that truth is a choice we make based on our preferences. Or that those preferences could possibly be universal.

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