I’ve just chanced across an interesting statement by Geoffrey Sampson, a linguist whose views on language I rate very highly, on why he’s a Christian. It is very interesting and contains provocative comparisons like the following.
Does that mean that non-believers cannot be good people? Of course it does not; many are. But they are like people who live off inherited wealth without maintaining or increasing it: it works fine for a while, but it will not last indefinitely.