I still haven't figured out the attraction of atheism.
Here's a post I made today at a site run by a Toronto scientist whose mission in life (at least his bloglife) seems to be refuting belief in God.
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According to the atheistic worldview, we are uncreated, undesigned, without ultimate purpose or destiny.
We are capable of immaterial behaviours such as reasoning, contemplation; we are driven by immaterial concepts such as justice and love, and yet the world is strictly material, nothing more than a complex interaction of chemicals. The love we feel in our hearts for our children is really nothing more than deceptive chemical reactions of our uncreated brains put there by mindless evolutionary forces to help ensure our survival. We are, at heart, of no more value than swamp gas.
Also, I haven't figured out why, in an atheistic worldview, why reason should be trusted. If our brains are undesigned, and we are the outcome of mindless, undirected material processes, why should rational thought mean anything?
A person might believe all this -- we are uncreated, undesigned, unloved -- but shouldn't this evoke great sadness, rather than the glee typically exhibited by atheists?