I am an atheist. I cannot say that I believe that there is no God because I honestly do not know. But since I don’t know, I don’t believe in God. I work hard to respect people of faith, and I do a pretty good job with this.
It is often said that science steals the majesty and awe from the Universe. It is often said that there is no wonder in the scientific worldview (metaphysical naturalism).
I’ve never understood these sentiments.
What the various religious texts tell us is profound. It is majestic, awe-inspiring, and wondrous. But nothing written in any book even begins to match the majesty, awe and wonder of the Universe that science is unveiling for us.
Here’s a taste.