As we all know, there can be no proof of the non-existence of God
. No formal
proof, that is. Still that doesn't mean we should stop thinking about it.
, a great French
writer, has exposed a somewhat striking argument about the (non-)existence of God
. It is obviously not a scientific proof, but it's nonetheless quite efficient
César : "Sometimes I think about something terrible : You see, all those foreigners - the Chinese, the Africans, the Indians, all that billions of people - they all have their own Gods, and those gods are so different from ours... So sometimes at night I think about it and I wonder : "What if our God was not the real one ? What if the real god was African or Indian or something ?" I mean, imagine, you die, you go to heaven, and there you see a God with three eyes and five arms, who speaks to you in some language you don't even understand... What d'you do then ?
Woman: "Bah, if you went to church more often, you'd know that there's only one God - ours !
César: "That's okay, our God is the good one, I agree - but that means that in the world, you see, there are billions of people who get shafted1 - and that really pisses me off."
What do you think ?
1: "Shafted" : an approximate translation for the southern French "couillonné" - the kind of word you might want to add to your list of French bad words :o)