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*WHY* do you believe in a religion? Why can't you just live your life with such good morals, and not dedicate your time to a superior god/being that you have no real proof that even exists?
Is it just family that passed it down to you? Would you even know what religion is if it was never spoken to you?
Originally posted by randyvs
why don't you use the search engine before you post .this kind of crap just gets old.it's like you people are worried so much about it. do your own research till your satisfied. then shut up about it. or at least come up w/ something original.please if most of you brilliuant thinkers could see past the nose on your face, you just might catch a glimpse of why such
boundless intelligence might actually be a curse.
[edit on 1-7-2009 by randyvs]
Originally posted by N3krostatic
There is more to it and brainwash is the biggest factor. Ultimately no matter how justified everyone thinks their religion is, they are denying themselves reality for whatever reason it may be for them.
EVERYTHING in the universe has an answer that is *LOGICAL*
But where did he come from? Why? How?
Nature is a cycle - right? Well, maybe there will never be a start, and never will be an end. Everything has always been here, and time is just an illusion.
Why would I want to pick the side that has been used to abuse society for so long?
Cause wars, monarchs, prevent further education, shamble certain sexes, etc etc. You might claim that these are not the true followers - but the bible is a book crafted by humans. THESE are the consequences/cons (I realize there are pros too) of such religions, whether you had a part in them or not.
I see it causing more harm than good in todays society. Whether or not it is being used is not the case - it is the fact that it is one of the easiest tools for abuse out there in many countries.
Why not just create your own set of beliefs?