Christopher Hitchens, Bertrand Russell and Voltaire have a conversation

By touch? So in order to prove the existence of a rainbow you see in the sky to a blind man, you'd get him to touch it? LOL. What does a rainbow feel like? Are rainbows fluffy? Soft? Warm? Sharp?
So your arguemtne is that because I cannot touch a rainbow we should all belive that you have a magic 6th sense that let's you talk to God?

Okie dokie.
Chris: "I deconverted more people than you guys combined."

Bert: "But I kept more from converting than you two combined."

Voltaire: "But you fellows don't have a pithy saying for which you are famous."

Chris: "But your saying was poppycock (that's British for bs). Why would you defend to the death the right to espouse Christian nonsense? Now that you ARE dead, would you still do it? Would you defend my brother?"

Bert: "Your brother will soon retract his nonsense once he gets down here."

Voltaire, after taking another sip of coffee: "But I say, have you noticed the absence down here of those who espouse your brother's beliefs, Chris? You don't suppose they might have been on to something?"

Bert: "Of course not. You're not starting to give credence to that nonsense, are you? Remember my powerful teapot analogy?"

Chris: "I hate the way the behemoth feces swirls around our ankles."

A CHILLING SATANIC VOICE COMES OVER THE LOUDSPEAKER:

"All right, coffee break is over, back to your headstands!"

Voltaire
: "Just as my brown powdered wig was starting to dry out."
Appeal to Force logic fallacy.
 
So your arguement is that because I cannot touch a rainbow we should all believe that you have a magic 6th sense that let's you talk to God?

WRONG! Let me dumb it down to your level:

1. You claim we shouldn't believe in the existence of anything we cannot empirically experience.
2. Stevie Wonder believes in rainbows though he cannot empirically experience them.
3. Therefore Stevie Wonder is smarter than you.
 
So your arguemtne is that because I cannot touch a rainbow we should all belive that you have a magic 6th sense that let's you talk to God?

WRONG! Let me dumb it down to your level:

1. You claim we shouldn't believe in the existence of anything we cannot empirically experience.
2. Stevie Wonder believes in rainbows though he cannot empirically experience them.
3. Therefore Stevie Wonder is smarter than you.
 
WRONG! Let me dumb it down to your level:

1. You claim we shouldn't believe in the existence of anything we cannot empirically experience.
2. Stevie Wonder believes in rainbows though he cannot empirically experience them.
3. Therefore Stevie Wonder is smarter than you.
Your metaphor makes no sense. Although I am quite sure Stevie Wonder is smarter than me. The man was a musical genius.

So I agree with point 3. But I do not see how any of this proves you have a magic 6th sense that you cannot demonstrate.
 
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