Many Atheists use the loophole argument that Atheism is a category and nothing else. As a category it is not broad enough of a subject to be rational or irrational, but it is preemptive to reason as it’s mind has already been made up on a subject about which not enough is known for that position to be held. We still know very little about the universe, we can only see a tiny portion of the visible spectrum, we only recently discovered dark matter and dark energy of which the majority of the universe is made. As such, Atheism is an irrational position, but that isn’t the only problem.
The only thing that atheists have in common with each other is the lack of belief in god. This isn’t a positive assertion, this is a negation. The problem arises in the application of a negative position. Every belief system creates…
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