Consciousness is one of the undeniable facts of our universe, yet it is also of the biggest mysteries for atheists. Most naturalists don’t have an answer as to where it came from. Michael Ruse, an atheist philosopher, said on a recent Unbelievable? podcast that it’s the hardest question to answer for a naturalist. Sam Harris, an atheist philosopher and neuroscientist, wrote a two part blog on The Mystery of Consciousness where he said that consciousness cannot be an illusion, it isn’t physical, and that unconscious complexity can’t produce it. It is for these reasons and others that I think consciousness is best explained by God.
In this week’s podcast, Ryan responds to a listener question and then more details about how consciousness points to God.
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