not believing is an act of faith


Ultimately, nonbelief in God is an act of faith, because there is no way to prove that the world and all that is within it and its deep mathematical orderliness and matter itself all simply exist on their own as brute facts with no source outside of themsnot believing is an act of faithelves. If the theory that God exists leads us to expect what we find, whereas the belief that there is no God odes not, why not move ahead, at least tentatively, but adopting the theory that God is there?

Timothy Keller, Making Sense of God, page 227.

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