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Monday, June 06, 2011

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Simply a curiosity;

In law, the prosecuting side is usually the one who has the most to lose from no decision or ruling being made in the court? As in, the prosecutor seeks to change the current ruling that the defendant is innocent.

If theism (in a general, heaven/hell/judgement kind of way) is correct, then atheists stand in a very very bad position. If atheism is correct, then all people stand in a reasonably neutral position. If no definitive ruling is brought on the matter, the atheists stand to lose out rather more than the theists, and thus logically it would seem the theists are the metaphorical "defendants".

Im aware that the rule I have imposed (about those in a potentially weaker situation being the prosecutors) can be faulted, I just think its an interesting viewpoint.

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