The ‘I’m Open To The Possibility’ Cult


Zwinglius Redivivus

You’ve probably seen the little phrase ‘…but I’m open to the possibility that…’.  This phrase is an attempt to portray oneself to be a neutral observer.  I’m all for neutrality – especially when it comes to things we have no evidence for and claims for which there are equally good arguments on both sides.

What I object to, however, is the cult presently worshiping the notion that we should be open to every possibility.  Sorry, but no we shouldn’t.  Know why?  Because some ideas are just stupid.  And they’re held by stupid people.  And we are under no obligation to pretend that we think the claims of those stupid people are true.

When, for instance, someone says ‘I think Jesus really existed, but I’m open to the possibility that he didn’t’ it’s impossible for me to take anything that person says seriously.  The idea that Jesus didn’t exist is stupid…

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