Let's not be quick. Let's not be rash. Let's not be too broad.
I've only rejected the teeny bit of nonsense I have been able to glimpse in my lifetime passed off as "god."
If I say, "NO" to that tiny sample--that's not a drop in the bucket of disbelief.
So, why be so hasty?
We can't KNOW everything or see everything or even think everything there is to think.
I am a provisional agnostic.
I'm only ignorant (don't laugh) about what I see as unknown or unknowable.
What does that mean?
I've seen struggling humanity grappling with problems who put their own troubles and pain on hold to HELP strangers.
To me, THAT is as good as GOD.
I've seen lying, indifferent, callous disregard for the fragility of life. To me, THAT is as good as EVIL.
Should I conclude only ONE THING about people from that? No.
People are individual pixels in the BIG PICTURE.
It is more comprehensible at the pixel level than at the BIG PICTURE level.
I can grasp hope by looking at the wonderful. But, I can be mindful of the dumb fucks lurking at the edge of shadows.
In the end . . . it's really up to me what I non-believe.
I have chose to non-believe the unbelievable ONLY.
There's plenty left for hope, mercy, goodness and the mysterious . . . called "love."