Yes, We Should Trust Atheists Less

In my earlier essay “Why It Is Rational to Trust Atheists Less”, I argued, via an analogical argument, that it was fully rational for people to initially and instinctively trust atheistic-naturalists less than religious believers—particularly Christians. Indeed, given what the atheistic-naturalistic worldview entails, and thus given what you would expect the proponents of that worldview […]

Why It Is Rational to Trust Atheists Less

Atheistic-naturalists (hereafter just “atheists”) often lament the fact that they are one of the least trusted groups in society. In fact, at least in the United States, atheists are arguably the most distrusted group that exists in society. Now, as mentioned, atheists find this to be a lamentable situation; they see it as a situation […]