You'll need to refine this postulate a bit. I mean, I step out of the door and based on the sky I see, I believe it will rain within the hour. That's circumstances, and it is very much a sufficient reason for that belief, even if it doesn't actually rain. Still, I get what you're saying.P1: If circumstances change a belief, then one lacks a sufficient reason for that belief. — Ishika
Such statistics actually constitutes very good evidence against theism. If the choice was a matter of logic and such and not upbringing, there would either be a sort of even mix of all religions everywhere, or (if the deity was real and reveals himself), almost everybody would independently come up with the same religion. But no, it appears in clumps, a strong indication of cultural influences.Many people use arguments like this to disprove theism. They say that if you were born into an atheist family in mainland China instead of a catholic family in Mexico, then you would hold different religious beliefs.
Except the alternative is also unjust and unequal. There's no obvious 'just and equal' solution to the problem it is trying to solve.However, if I believe that affirmative action is bad because it is unjust and unequal, then my opposition would stand no matter my race, which means I have a good reason for that belief.
Many people use arguments like this to disprove theism. They say that if you were born into an atheist family in mainland China instead of a catholic family in Mexico, then you would hold different religious beliefs. — Ishika
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