I figured out religion a while ago. God is infinite; people are finite. The finite is not equipped to deal with the infinite. That includes determining whether any given infinite being exists. Therefore, I’m agnostic.

That being said, the believers and the atheists often have a lot of pep, which can be entertaining. Matt Taibi blogs the following about Newsweek‘s recent “America: It’s Not Just for Christians Anymore” cover story:

You’re usually more likely to see a Newsweek cover illo of a 1st-century BC man netting lake-fish over the headline:


What History Tells Us About What They Wore

John The Baptist’s tips on summer swimming

The post goes on to note Taibi’s extreme and justified skepticism regarding the Adam and Eve story.