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Originally posted by Ocelot
The concept of Religion is a man made idea.
Man created religion to explain things he didn't understand and it is used as form of psycological control.
It's funny to me people believe the Bible as the be all end all of everything, listen the Bible, koran, or whatever book you worship to was written by man. Hell I could write a book, and make up my own religion.... does that make it true? You know the answer to that.
Originally posted by Kriz_4
Maybe not beliveing in a god could be put down to people using their common sense. There is no evidence of any god existing or ever existing. I think relying on a god to explain things that go on around you is a faliure to except the reality of life. Humans are just another animal, just a peice of flesh and blood, just bags of water. Humans seem to feel the need to feel superior to other life forms and species of animal, that is our biggest flaw.
Our existance is an accident, nothing more, nothing less.
Originally posted by Alec Eiffel
It can actually be supported by sound biological theories
Agnosticism is the only rational and the only honest belief system. One thing that can be said with absolute certainty and truthfulness is that we don't really know if God exists or not.
It is very rational to say that God does not exist
So if Atheism is actually the rational alternative that would make the world in which we live highly irrational.
is it possible to suggest that something hardwired into someone’s being is actually irrational?
If indeed the majority of the earth is mad then how can the rational convert the insane?
I could never understand how atheists explain everything How could there be everything
On the one hand you have, say, a Bhuddist man who devotes his life to peace and meditation and never harms anyone. Or, you have an atheist who devotes his life to serving the welfare of his fellow man or the environment. These men will still go to hell.
you have these "Born Again" Christians who lead lives of decadence and at 50 decide to accept Christ, but still thrive on greed and intolerance
Now, many people will say, "but I don't think it does work like that". Then you are creating your own pseudo-religion, and you are not a Christian.
Hence my atheism. I refuse to pray to or believe in any God this twisted and malevolent and I will happily enjoy my time here on earth and in Hell if thats how it turns out
Aww man if you are living life that way [beleiveing the world is an empty godless accident] then you really should go kill yourself now.