Is it Art? Does God exist?

‘Is it Art?’ is not an interesting question. Post-Duchamp, we know that anything can be Art, if we name it so. The more interesting questions are ‘What kind of Art?’ and ‘Is it good Art?’

Similarly, ‘Does God exist?’ is not a useful question, because God obviously exists as a concept…

So, the real questions are ‘What kind of God?’ and ‘Is this God good?’ For atheists, God may be understood as a pure concept, and therefore fictional, but also a cause of confusion and conflict, and therefore bad. So, critical questions about God matter even if God does not ‘exist’. And if as I believe, God is alive, they matter even more…


03.01.13