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Is evil just a tool against God’s boredom?

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posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 12:23 PM
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Is evil just a tool against God’s boredom?

All attempts to define a Shangri-La have failed because of boredom.

An everlasting, non-changing environment, whatever it is, like heaven, would be quite boring.

If you had absolutely no change in your life and no chance for change, how long would it take for you to get bored, if not go completely crazy, from life?

Not long I would wager.

God may have created man to change His boring existence. He may have chosen to add chaos to an otherwise unchanging system. To add evil where no evil was before. To add conflict and share his power with the forces of evil.

In other words, did God need evil to give his own existence meaning?

Take evil out of God’s systems and is there any reason for Him to continue living?
Seems not.
Is this why He lets evil continue?

He must have some reason and the above seems to me to be the only way to justify the existence of evil and the fact that God does not end it.

He, like humankind, needs evil, change and surprises to make life worth living.

He could end evil anytime. The fact that He does not speaks volumes of God’s need for it.

Is evil just a tool against God’s boredom or is there a better reason for God to leave it here with us?

www.youtube.com...

This clip puts the reason for evil as free will.
I do not agree as if that were true, then God would not kill any of us as that would interfere with our free will choice to live.
Either free will is sacred or it is not. It cannot be both violatable and non-violatable.

Is God just bored and using us for entertainment?

Regards
DL




posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 12:32 PM
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God becomes Satan when he's drunk.

Actually, good and evil don't exist.



posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 12:35 PM
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Without humans "evil" would be non existant...

It is a term defined by us to discribe something that isn't wanted or something thats feared...

Evil is human selfishness at its worst...

Simply put... Evil doesn't exist.




posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 12:40 PM
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To the people who said evil doesn't exist:

If evil didn't exist, then why are we talking about it? If there was nothing for evil to describe then there truly wouldn't be evil.

What you guys meant to say is that evil doesn't physically exist...



posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 12:43 PM
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Actually i said what i meant to say...

Evil is just a word...

The word exists, the term defining something that people fear or don't want exists...

Evil is just human selfishness... with a word attached to it which makes people hate...




posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 01:08 PM
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You're just contradicting yourself.... Think it over..



posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 01:22 PM
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I'm sure if that were the case then he wouldn't hate people who are bad and sure as hell wouldn't expect everyone to be good.

If god created all,including evil,then he most love evil people.
edit on 18/12/11 by Viking9019 because: (no reason given)



posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 03:59 PM
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Originally posted by Viking9019
I'm sure if that were the case then he wouldn't hate people who are bad and sure as hell wouldn't expect everyone to be good.

If god created all,including evil,then he most love evil people.
edit on 18/12/11 by Viking9019 because: (no reason given)


Doesn't the Sun shine on the wicked and good alike?

Haven't both been given life?

With Love,

Your Brother



posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 05:24 PM
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Originally posted by FidelityMusic
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You're just contradicting yourself.... Think it over..


Nothing to think over... its obvious, no contradictions

Evil defined as some spiritual force that makes people do bad things does not exist....

get it?




posted on Dec, 19 2011 @ 09:25 AM
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Originally posted by satron
God becomes Satan when he's drunk.

Actually, good and evil don't exist.


No? Evil does not exist? Do you mean evil as evil, evil as a concept, evil as a person? That statement is like saying stupidity and intelligence do not exist.

Look at all the things we define as good and evil in our human experience. I like Coca-Cola because it is good, but I have diabetes and drinking Coca-Cola is not good for me. So instead, I drink Diet Coke and it is good, but some people say it is evil to drink Diet Coke because of Apertame.

I would think it is a very evil thing to murder someone, but the one who commits murder does not perceive it as evil. I would also think it is a very good thing to give donations to food banks, but some people can't, but still think it is good. It is very easy to point out good things, but those good things cannot be good unless we realize it is good, and we only know it is good because evil is the opposite.



posted on Dec, 19 2011 @ 09:52 AM
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I can't fathom how God would ever be bored.



posted on Dec, 22 2011 @ 07:20 AM
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Originally posted by Akragon
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Without humans "evil" would be non existant...

It is a term defined by us to discribe something that isn't wanted or something thats feared...

Evil is human selfishness at its worst...

Simply put... Evil doesn't exist.



Huh.
You do not see selfishness in the world?
Ok.

Take your other foot out of your mouth.

Regards
DL



posted on Dec, 22 2011 @ 07:22 AM
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Originally posted by satron
God becomes Satan when he's drunk.

Actually, good and evil don't exist.


I might agree but as this answer is not good, I do not.

Regards
DL



posted on Dec, 22 2011 @ 07:27 AM
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Originally posted by NOTurTypical
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I can't fathom how God would ever be bored.


I cannot fathom how anyone can fathom anything about the un-fathomable God.

Strange how believers can know so much about the un-knowable.

Regards
DL



posted on Dec, 22 2011 @ 09:55 AM
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I can't fathom how God would ever be bored.


You probably know this, but most people who dont believe in God, tend to see God in human terms.... perhaps being all alone in the universe. Thats how they make their assumptions that God got "bored" one day and created humans just to pass time.



posted on Dec, 22 2011 @ 09:57 AM
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Strange how believers can know so much about the un-knowable.


By the same measure, I think its even stranger how non-believers can make such assumptions about the "un-knowable" and speculate about evil being a tool against Gods boredom as the OP says/.



posted on Dec, 22 2011 @ 10:24 AM
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Strange how believers can know so much about the un-knowable.


You can know much about God. Read 1 SAMUEL 3 all of it to see how one learns and KNOWS God.



posted on Dec, 23 2011 @ 12:46 AM
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Originally posted by sk0rpi0n
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I can't fathom how God would ever be bored.


You probably know this, but most people who dont believe in God, tend to see God in human terms.... perhaps being all alone in the universe. Thats how they make their assumptions that God got "bored" one day and created humans just to pass time.



Ahh, I see. That's weird.



posted on Dec, 23 2011 @ 12:47 AM
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Originally posted by Greatest I am

Originally posted by NOTurTypical
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I can't fathom how God would ever be bored.


I cannot fathom how anyone can fathom anything about the un-fathomable God.

Strange how believers can know so much about the un-knowable.

Regards
DL


We're sorta reactionary. We can only know what He chooses to reveal.



posted on Dec, 23 2011 @ 01:27 PM
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Originally posted by sk0rpi0n
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Strange how believers can know so much about the un-knowable.


By the same measure, I think its even stranger how non-believers can make such assumptions about the "un-knowable" and speculate about evil being a tool against Gods boredom as the OP says/.


I admit to speculation of the un-fathomable God.

Why can believers not admit that they do the same.

That speaks directly to honesty and most believers are not honest enough to admit the truth.

Regards
DL



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