Former Secular Activist AYAAN HIRSI ALI Is Now A Christian

  • “Yet I would not be truthful if I attributed my embrace of Christianity solely to the realisation that atheism is too weak and divisive a doctrine to fortify us against our menacing foes. I have also turned to Christianity because I ultimately found life without any spiritual solace unendurable — indeed very nearly self-destructive. Atheism failed to answer a simple question: what is the meaning and purpose of life?”

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Of course, if you like the Christian worldview but don’t believe the supernatural stuff, it’s not necessarily an either/or. A secular activist may follow Nietzsche’s vision of “Caesar with the soul of Christ.” Jesus did not find meaning but bestowed it, transfiguring widow, orphan, stranger and enemy to be lovable. This is the opposite of the Greek ideal of questing for purpose