Flawed Reasons to Believe in God

James Hollomon
ILLUMINATION
Published in
3 min readMar 8, 2024

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Orlando Ferguson’s Flat Earth Map
Orlando Ferguson’s Flat Earth Map courtesy of Wikimedia

Most theists believe in their religion because they were born in a believing household in a believing culture. They accepted their religion’s claims long before they reached the age of reason. By the time they developed critical thinking skills, their religious beliefs were part of their worldview, and any threat to that core set of beliefs caused them painful cognitive dissonance. Challenge their belief, and they often turn to a…

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James Hollomon
ILLUMINATION

Majored in Chemistry, designed electronics automation until the industry moved offshore, transitioned to writing & web development. Currently writing Cult.