No More Happy Atheists?

“As the certainty of faith collapsed, so did the certainty of unbelief,” wrote the Polish philosopher Leszek Kołakowski. “Today’s godless world – unlike the cozy world of Enlightenment atheism, produced by a friendly and benevolent Nature – is perceived as a dark abyss of eternal chaos, with no meaning or direction, no structure or signposts […] Ever since Nietzsche proclaimed the death of God a hundred years ago, there have been no more happy atheists.”

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