posted on Mar, 23 2012 @ 03:32 PM
My personal thought here is that nearly all of you are missing the point.
You are assuming that having no purpose to life whatsoever, and telling mankind this, will result in the "enlightenment" we all hope for. To be
blunt...this is folly.
The Bible (supposedly) gives a detailed account of how "God" gives both purpose and guidelines to life, just as Monopoly provides the game board,
the rules, and the object of the game. Man without rules or purpose becomes man fighting only for his own basic life, to the demise of every other man
within punching distance. However, should man become convinced there is a higher purpose, as well as rules as to how that object is achieved, man can
Is truth better than belief when the "truth" will only destroy the human race? Who are we to decide that just because WE want the "truth", we
should doom the world to chaos and anarchy because (hypothetically, mind you) it turns out there is neither god nor purpose?
Is the destruction of our race worth the unveiling of truth?
This is the ultimate question. My personal answer is: no. The "truth" is not worth the loss of millions of innocent lives, including women and
children all over the world.
And if anyone thinks that the "truth" would not result in such catastrophe, they are lying to themselves. Mankind only values that which has
meaning...if life itself is determined to be random, along with the planet, how are we going to treat it?