The point is this: If God does not exist, then life is objectively meaningless; but man cannot live consistently and happily knowing that life is meaningless; so in order to be happy he pretends life has meaning. But this is, of course, entirely inconsistent—for without God, man and the universe are without any real significance.— William Lane Craig
Scandalous Inconsistencies quotations
Irresponsible power is inconsistent with liberty, and must corrupt those who exercise it.
Absolute atheism starts in an act of faith in reverse gear and is a full-blown religious commitment. Here we have the first internal inconsistency of contemporary atheism: it proclaims that all religion must necessarily vanish away, and it is itself a religious phenomenon.
The person who understands the evil in his own heart is the only person who is useful, fruitful, and solid in his beliefs and obedience. Others only delude themselves and thus upset families, churches, and all other relationships. In their self-pride and judgment of others, they show great inconsistency.
I have sporadic OCD cleaning moments around the house.
But then I get lazy and I'm cured. It's a very inconsistent personality trait.
Naturalism aimed at giving the primitive wishes full play but failed because these wishes are too primitive, too infantile, too inconsistent with themselves to be satisfied even by the greatest license.
Dada Dada Dada, a roaring of tense colors, and interlacing of opposites and of all contradictions, grotesques, inconsistencies: LIFE.
We despise all reverences and all objects of reverence which are outside the pale of our list of sacred things. And yet, with strange inconsistency, we are shocked when other people despise and defile the things which are holy to us.
There is no inconsistency in God's commanding us not to take upon ourselves what belongs to Him alone. For to execute vengeance belongs to none but Him who is Lord of all; for when the powers of the world rightly accomplish this end, God himself does it who appointed them for the purpose.
I'm Mozart with a focus on the tide Hiding the inconsistencies of man behind water and wine
In writing a series of stories about the same characters, plan the whole series in advance in some detail, to avoid contradictions and inconsistencies.
Because my work is naturally non-meaningful, the meaning found in it will remain doubtful and inconsistent - which is the way it should be. All that I care about is that, like any startling piece of nature, it should be capable of stimulating meaning.
Satre found atheism 'cruel', Camus 'dreadful', and Nietzsche 'maddening'.
Atheists who consistently try to live without God tend to commit suicide or go insane. Those who are inconsistent live on the ethical or aesthetic shadow of Christian truth while they deny the reality that made the shadow.
Nothing is so easy as to deceive one's self;
for what we wish, that we readily believe; but such expectations are often inconsistent with the real state of things.
The most important belief we possess is a true knowledge of who God is.
The second most important belief is who we are as children of God, because we cannot consistently behave in a way that is inconsistent with how we perceive ourselves.
If you're willing to answer yes to a God outside of nature, then there's nothing inconsistent with God on rare occasions choosing to invade the natural world in a way that appears miraculous.
If they say I am inconsistent let them say it, for it is true, because inconsistency is a part of living
Man prays for mercy, but is unwilling to extend it to others.
Why then should man expect mercy from God? It is unfair to expect something that you are not willing to give.
There is nothing constant in this world but inconsistency.
Unfortunately, the American justice system is just riddled with lies and inconsistencies.
Usually a championship team is built on a strong defense.
That is something you can bring to every game. A great attack is always going to be inconsistent - at least on the scoreboard - that's the nature of the game.
Inconsistency is my very essence; it is the game I never cease to play as I turn my wheel in its ever changing circle, filled with joy as I bring the top to the bottom and the bottom to the top
When a human being kills an animal for food, he is neglecting his own hunger for justice.
Inconsistency itself breeds vitality.
The devil resists serious, focused prayer because he's defeated by it.
And so the devil will try to attack our concentration in prayer; he will try to confuse or contradict the content of our prayers; he will do his best to distract and/or divert us in prayer so that we're crippled by inconsistency.
Inconsistency, incompetence, and lies are all cut short by the ground.
It will stop you if you can't stop yourself.
One blames politicians, not for inconsistency but for obstinacy.
They are the interpreters, not the masters, of our fate. It is their job, in fact, to register the fact accompli.
There is no lapse in His character or inconsistency in His nature.
Our God is everything he says He is… for now and all eternity.
Children need directing and teaching what is right in a kind, affectionate manner How often we see parents demand obedience, good behavior, kind words, pleasant looks, a sweet voice and a bright eye from a child or children when they themselves are full of bitterness and scolding! How inconsistent and unreasonable this is!
Star Trek, I thought, was a very inconsistent show, which at times sparkled with true ingenuity and pure science fiction approaches, and other times was more carnival-like, and very much more the creature of television than the creature of a legitimate literary form.
Travel at its truest is thus an ironic experience, and the best travellers .
. . seem to be those able to hold two or three inconsistent ideas in their minds at the same time, or able to regard themselves as at once serious persons and clowns.
There are peaks and valleys in anything and that is especially true for the music business. It is very inconsistent. But if you are wise, you can let those downs really bring you to another level of your personality.
The more I see of the world, the more am i dissatisfied with it; and everyday confirms my belief of the inconsistencies of all human.
High thinking is inconsistent with a complicated material life based on high speed and imposed on us by mammon worship.
There are those who would misteach us that to stick in a rut is consistency - and a virtue, and that to climb out of the rut is inconsistency - and a vice.