The Problem of Pain
11 February, 2009
By Bryan Lower
Human suffering provides a powerful motivation for a mystical worldview.
As skeptics, we argue against irrationality on the grounds that it permits and perpetuates falsehood. We also feel we have a better way to look at the world: we use skepticism, reason, empiricism, and science to coax the truth out of the universe. Volumes of writing is dedicated to the merits of shunning the faith-based world and living in the realm of facts.
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