But Parker says atheism is more ludicrous to him than anything else.
"Out of all the ridiculous religion stories — which are greatly, wonderfully ridiculous — the silliest one I've ever heard is, 'Yeah, there's this big, giant universe and it's expanding and it's all going to collapse on itself and we're all just here, just 'cuz. Just 'cuz. That to me, is the most ridiculous explanation ever," he says. "So I think we have a big atheism show coming."
Look, Im all for making fun of atheists. I think I could write an awesome episode making fun of atheists—like the Jews did a better job making fun of the Holocaust than the Muslims. But considering SPs unempathetic attitude towards the Problem of Evil in Red Hot Catholic Love, and the stupid comment quoted above, Im not hopeful that this episode will be an accurate portrayal of atheism in America.
I also think its funny that Parker thinks scientific explanations of the universe are ‘the silliest’ things hes ever heard. Heres the deal, Parker—the leaders of the scientific community, the members of the National Academy of Science, are nearly exclusively atheists/agnostics/nontheists. Though Im still very young, Ive never worked with a True-Believer. Everyone is atheist/agnostic/apathetic/secular Jewish/etc. Why? Because reality is soooooo much cooler than any of those ‘wonderfully ridiculous’ myths people like. ‘Wonderfully ridiculous’ explanations of the universe cease to be 'wonderful' when you understand physics, chemistry, and biology. How can you compare this