I’ve always heard that “there are no atheists in foxholes”… According to Wikipedia this means:
“The statement “There are no atheists in foxholes” is used to imply that atheists really do believe in God deep down, and that in times of extreme stress or fear, such as when participating in warfare, the belief will surface, overwhelming the less substantial affectation of atheism.”
Is this true? Do all atheists eventually call out to God – like when they are on their deathbeds?
I have to say no. And, I say this because of the one atheist that I knew very well… and whom I watched die slowly… and all that went with that. My father. And, did I ever see him wobble on this? Suddenly admit he was wrong and ask for God’s help? No. I didn’t.
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