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Do any of you believe in God?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by DBoon, Oct 16, 2010.

  1. DBoon

    DBoon Senior member

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    I grew up in a Mexican household where the traditions of Catholicism were very important. But I distinctly remember, even as a small child, never truly believing that God exists.

    I say that flatly. Definitely do not mean to imply that I am a proud agnostic. I'm generally pro-religion, even, as I feel it often gives many people some sort of moral compass who otherwise would have had none.

    Anyways, who here believes in God?
     
  2. Matt

    Matt Senior member

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    there are no gods around here other than the moderators.
     
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    tagutcow Senior member

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    A guy on my EQ uberguild swears his sister's co-worker's former roomate believes in God, although I think it's just one of those urban legends.
     
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    Hombre Secreto Senior member

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    I'm an atheist and think life is meaningless. The only reason we can debate the existence of Gods is because we're in a Goldilocks planet.

    We'll see how much of a God there is when the Sun turns into a red giant. Our God is the Sun. It gave earth life and it's going to eventually take it away. That's right! Earth will get incinerated.
     
  5. Richdog

    Richdog Well-Known Member

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    Nope, God doesn't exist. The Bible was the first real set of groundrules for living a good life, before law existed, and the rest of it was word of mouth and embellishment resulting in a conspiracy of controlling the populace through fear of something greater than themselves... which thankfully in modern times is now growing defunkt as science gives us the answers we need, with more to come.

    It's much, much, much more likely that Aliens exist.
     
  6. tagutcow

    tagutcow Senior member

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    Nope, God doesn't exist. The Bible was the first real set of groundrules for living a good life, before law existed, and the rest of it was word of mouth and embellishment resulting in a conspiracy of controlling the populace through fear of something greater than themselves.

    It's much, much, much more likely that Aliens exist.


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  7. willpower

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    It would be more comforting if I did, but I don't. Besides, heaven sounds like a socialist utopia. How can the right fathom an afterlife of leisure and floating around on clouds?

    And Jesus is Santa Claus for adults.
     
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    The great majority of human beings are believers. Instinct?

    Science shows there's more going on than meets our five senses, and I wouldn't rule anything out these days.

    Interesting times.
     
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    Nope, God doesn't exist. The Bible was the first real set of groundrules for living a good life, before law existed, .

    societies had laws and morality before the bible existed...
     
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    I don't, but I don't like to admit it to people as I'm usually lumped into that group of moran atheists who think they're superior to theists.
     
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    I don't, but I don't like to admit it to people as I'm usually lumped into that group of moran atheists who think they're superior to theists.
    That's ok...many of them believe they are superior to you. Someone has to provide balance...
     
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    slycedbred Senior member

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    You can read all this and more if you just visit this website!

    What will heaven be like?
     
  14. Thomas

    Thomas Senior member

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    I believe in j
     
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    The Bible was the first real set of groundrules for living a good life, before law existed

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    Yes I do.
     
  17. XenoX101

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    Agnostic, not a fan of discussing religion's existence because it is such a broad & complicated topic to discuss with respect to history, philosophy, science, psychology, etc.. Not to mention that half the time (or more, if CE can evidence) these discussions turn into an intellectual pissing contest or 'fact war', devoid of any civility or humbleness.
     
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    societies had laws and morality before the bible existed...
    Of course societies have always had their own sets of largely seperate laws all dictated by whoever was in power at the time, and subject to the whims of those rulers... but The Bible was universal, and absolute. Nothing affected so many people and lives in the same way, and people still live by it thousands of years later.
     
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    I don't know. But I'm strongly leaning towards no.
     

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