Thought on Atheism, Determinism, and Wish-Fulfillment

Forget God and religion, for if we want to talk about real wish-fulfillment, listen to atheists–such as Jerry Coyne and/or Sam Harris, for example–expound about how determinism is true: in one fell swoop, and like magic, such atheists absolve themselves of any real guilt, free themselves of any requirement to follow a moral code, remove blame from their actions, and free themselves of responsibility for what they do; now that–and not a final judgement by a just and righteous God–is some real wish-fulfillment.

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