I wonder how many great minds went through this, first going in with the intention of discrediting our Faith, and receiving the truth. One well known personality was C.S. Lewis who became one of our great teachers.
Engineer Nick Berryman was an atheist who found that the Richard Dawkins’s book The God Delusion resonated with him, until he investigated.
(h/t God Running)
As for me, the empty and hopeless claims of atheism are, to a large degree, why I rejected it 15 years ago.
Simply put, I found the unyielding despair intolerable.
“That Man is the product of causes which had no prevision of the end they were achieving; that his origin, his growth, his hopes and fears, his loves and his beliefs, are but the outcome of accidental collocations of atoms; that no fire, no heroism, no intensity of thought and feeling, can preserve an individual life beyond the grave; that all the labours of the ages, all the devotion, all the inspiration, all the noonday brightness of human genius, are destined to extinction in the vast death of the solar system, and that…
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