Virgil from Toedeline, Alabama, USA, emailed me the following question:
“The vast majority of people in my town believe in just one God—usually the Christian God. The Catholics among them babble on about a Trinity, but as far as I can tell they are all the same God. There is a Hindu family that believes in a small, finite number of Gods. There are even a couple of people—Gods forgive them—who don’t believe in any Gods at all. I know that sounds outlandish, but it’s true. Of course, I believe in the infinity of Gods, as Infinitiaty teaches us.
“My question is how do I know that I’m right and they’re wrong?”
Virgil, I could give you all the rational, indisputable reasons why Infinitiaty is true, but you can read the proofs yourself on the Church of Infinitiaty Web site.
Thinking Merely Gets in the Way
You can read the proofs, but don’t waste your time because the proofs are irrelevant in the Gods’ Grand Plan. The truth is, you’ve answered your own question. You know because you know. Questioning is unnecessary. Thinking is immaterial. That is the very essence of faith: you know because you know and that is all that matters in this infinitely spiritual world.
Sure, refer to the proofs if you are trying to convince your friends, relatives and neighbors of the absolute and undeniable truth of Infinitiaty. It is, after all, the duty of all Infinitians to bring as many people as possible, and as much of their financial wealth as possible, into the church. The proofs may be necessary to convince the non-believers of the errors of their ways.
But when it comes to convincing yourself, don’t think; know. You know the truth and you are pleasing the Gods by at least recognizing them, even if there is not enough time to individually praise and worship all of the Gods who want to be praised and worshipped. Despite there being insufficient time for you to serve all of the infinity of Gods, nonbelievers come up even more woefully short in this area than you do, by an almost infinitely wide margin.
Feel exceptionally smug about your superior, infinite divine knowledge, but don’t let your smugness show. Some people get very upset if they think you’re arrogant. You don’t want that to happen. Infinitiaty is a very demanding religion. You never know when you might need to beg one of your friends, neighbors or relatives for a loan or a place to sleep.