If you believe in God, what sort of evidence would it take to convince you that God did not exist?
While talking Theology with my brother Nathan, he asked he this loaded question that a professor of his asked his class: “If you believe in God, what sort of evidence would it take to convince you that God did not exist?”
Here was my response: “That blue is not blue, heat is not warm, light does not illuminate, and that no one is writing this response—aka, truth ceases to exist, as observed in reality. Truth is that which corresponds to reality. Since we know that all things are caused and no not cause themeselves, a first cause that itself was uncaused must have/does exist to cause. Thus, from observation, we know that this “God”, as a prime force and mover, exists because reality exists. If reality does not exist, then there can be no “God”—but if that were the case, then who is asking the question?”
It is a cosmological argument, to be sure.
What do you think about this response, or how would you answer the question?
This article originally came from my other webpage, Theology21.