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originally posted by: sunkuong
Why do you even need evidence for god?
I mean, why even bother presenting self evident claims?
I think the best definition for the word God is God is the force in our Universe that keeps our full understanding of nature's behaviors always just one step beyond our comprehension.
I recently watched a video on the golden ratio which has to do with a sequence of numbers
So the question what does this mean. It is somewhat surprising how nature is relentless is following patterns that can be represented with mathematics. This has always astonished me how consistent nature can be.
because as far as I can tell it's just a pattern of behavior. I'm not sure it really means much.
This camp makes the argument since nature consistently follows patterns that can be represented that this is evidence of some grand conspiracy and this is proof for the existence of a grand intelligence in the Universe which is God.
I like to think of this third way of thinking about nature as kind of like a rogue wave. Google rogue waves if you are not familiar with the concept they are quite spectacular. I think everything in nature is analog with waves of energy bouncing every which way and in every direction. At any scale of existence waves of energy sometimes converge in such a way it results in disturbances in reality at the higher or lower scale of focus. This results is all kinds of unimaginable consequences at the macro level we experience.
People have faith precisely because there is no evidence.
The only credible evidence I can see for the existence of God is ALL of existence.
As far as I can tell God is choice not based on reason. If God were choice based on reason then it would not be a choice but a decision.