The Atheist Nightmare asks, “If you want to claim that your brain was not intelligently designed, then shouldn’t your entire belief system come into question? It would seem to me that you would have no reason to trust your own thoughts.” So this is not just about creationism vs evolution. Here is my response.
In the second chapter of Gross National Happiness: Why Happiness Matters for America–and How We Can Get More of It, Arthur C. Brooks says the data shows that religious people are happier than secular people. What should we make of this?
In Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon, Daniel Dennett provides this quotation from an anonymous source:
Philosophy is questions that may never be answered. Religion is answers that may never be questioned.