Is God a Psychological Crutch?

By Ajit Krishna Dasa

Atheists commonly argue against the existence of God by claiming that theists only believe in God due to psychological reasons. For example, Sigmund Freud, founder of the psychoanalytical school of psychiatry, claimed that religious belief is an obsessional neurosis, that God is nothing more than a psychological crutch, an illusion, a form of wishful thinking caused by human weakness.
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How to Talk to Atheists: (Part 1: Positions in Relation to the Existence of God)

Written by Ajit Krishna Dasa

Positions in Relation to the Existence of God

To defeat atheism we have to know what it is. To share some light on this topic we might consider the different positions people, both theists and atheists, can profess in regard to the questions of God’s existence. Before we get into each position, please note:

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Materialists Cannot Prove the Existence of Matter

By Ajit Krishna Dasa

According to most atheists there is no evidence to support the idea that something spiritual or divine exists. They claim that matter is all we can observe, and that theists are irrational and naive victims of their own wishful thinking. Since there is no proof of spirit, they claim, we should all be materialists.

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Christianity Makes Knowledge Impossible

By Ajit Krishna Dasa

Christian presuppositionalists claim that the Christian worldview must be presupposed for knowledge to possible. Unless you accept Christianity, they say, your worldview cannot provide the necessary preconditions of human knowledge and intelligibility.

Here is why they are wrong, and why Christianity cannot provide the necessary preconditions of human knowledge and intelligibility:

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