Baby belief

My rigorous true-atheist friend asks whether I think Vivaldi would not have written sublime music if he didn’t believe in the sublime.

I think he would have written sublime music, but not that music. I believe Vivaldi and Brahms and Mozart and all the others composed sacred choral music to pay homage to their conception of God.

She says (non-orthogonalicity notwithstanding), “Why not show a photo of a baby as a reason to be an agnostic rather than an atheist?”

They did, and do, seem like miracles.

This entry was posted in Celebrations, festivals, memorials, God, etc. and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s