Not enough evidence, God! Not enough evidence!
The great atheist philosopher Bertrand Russell was once asked what he would say if he found himself standing before God on the judgment day and God asked him, “Why didn’t you believe in Me?” Russell replied, “I would say, ‘Not enough evidence, God! Not enough evidence!'”
Interesting sentiment from Russell if you think about it for a minute.
I’m not trying to show any disrespect for Russell, or to diminish his intelligence, or make light of his sincerity in the least. I am sure Russell’s beliefs were sincere and I believe he had genuine and, in his mind anyway, logical and rational reasons for having such beliefs
That being said, the statement “Not enough evidence, God! Not enough evidence!” is loaded with problems.
Problem number one is what God Himself has to say. I don’t think He minces any words here. [emphasis added]
“For since the creation of the world…
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