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This Question is for the people that believe in god. (Atheist views also please)

Did you ever thought of this, and if so, please explain to me how does this make sense to you,
Because it doesn't to me.

BTW I'm atheist, but I'm asking this question from a christian point of view.
(I don't claim to no everything, just a truth seeker)

OK, Here we go:

God created you,(Remember you didn't ask to be here,) and then gave you an ultimatum, Worship me and go to Heaven, or You'll burn for eternity in my hell fire.

But...What if i don't want either, why can't i create a third option?
Really, is there any free will in this or is this just free choice?
Besides were ever i was before you created me, am sure i was perfectly fine.
then you decide to bring me here and trap me in your Crappy Options (Heaven or Hell).

Ofcourse if am a believer i wouldn't want to burn in hell, so i'll pick the other option which is heaven.
but am only picking heaven because hell sucks a bit more.

So basically it's worship me or you'll pay. and if i decide not to, Hell awaits me. So, if god really is love why is he so upset and is going to burn me indefinitely, because i think he's a myth that man created to find solace in?
i mean, what type of god leaves no evidence at all, and gets angry because i don't acknowledge him? Let's face it, you can tell me god did it, god created it, god this, god that..but it's all faith based. No matter how much you tell me, you have no proof. So as far as am concerned, if i tell you a pink unicorn in blue jeans created all of this, you can't disprove that.

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      Mar 24 2012: Bravo Bridget!!

      I truly believe Shaheem is looking for God, but he does not the idea of being submissive, or have an entity over is persona to worship, mostly he do not comprehent the essence of God, base on the faith.

      I compliment you, to ask him all these questions so that he might answers them, instead of only asking a bunch of question, that lots of people answered, and after, he get back only with a confrontation question again.

      It's you time Shaheem to answers some of the questions of Bridget, why did you post this question, about something that you don't believe, seen, comprehend, experience, feel...

      Why do you think there is no God?
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      Mar 24 2012: Hey Bridget Treton, of course i am an atheist and i find complete solace in my belief. i have no care to pray or find god. i don't have a void in my life and is hoping god can fill. am completely fine, but if any atheist tells you his belief is an absolute truth, as well as a believer in god, they are clearly HIGHLY ignorant. am a human being, atheist debate all the time with Christians, we find tons of paradoxes in the bible and things that don't make sense and we ask believers these things and it's extremely sad how they don't see what were seeing. it's what i do. am not trying to convert anyone, i believe we all can get along regardless of of our beliefs, iv'e dated woman that were firm believers in god, it was never an issue. but the man who stops asking questions is a man who is dead. in the grave or above it
    • Mar 24 2012: I need to give thought to every major religion in the world because they are prevalent in our society. If there was a boom in pink-unicorn-in-blue-jeans believers, I would have to speculate on the reasons behind that as well.

      As it stands, I've yet to have anyone condescendingly tell me that they're praying for the pink unicorn to save me, neither has anyone in a pink unicorn suit approached me in the bus, asking me to attend one of their weekly 'All things equine' sermons or picking up a conversation by asking me whether I care about my family (because the pink unicorn sure does). If writings of the unicorns ideology were to then demand a ban on gay marriage and abortion - writings which the staunch believers would determinedly stand by - I'd probably ponder the unicorn-faith's legitimacy as well.

      You don't question the existence of unicorns because you don't have 80% of the world's population beating you to a pulp with incessant claims that the unicorns are out there and that you should let either the pink, purple or turquoise one into your heart.
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        • Mar 26 2012: Every culture in the world since time immemorial pays homage to a higher power because they needed to explain the then incomprehensible world around them. Someone had to interpret why lightning and thunder occasionally appeared, or why the drought ruined the crops. I'm pretty sure we're capable of explaining those phenomena now (before you jump at the opportunity, no we don't know everything yet nor do we have to know everything now).

          Which is more beneficial? Whoever offers to pray for me will not change a single thing except for wasting their own time. The condescending one has no effect on anyone either.

          Sadly the following questions you posted are not relevant to the previous topic. I'd rather be complimented. I'd rather be in the company of positive energy most of the time. Thank you for asking, but those answers don't relate to what we're talking about. Now, good and evil are difficult concepts, but surely anyone would like a nice dose of 'goodness' more. At the same time, you are equating a believer to possessing inherent goodness, which is nothing but nonsense. I could similarly establish a nonsensical argument against religion by asking you: Which is more beneficial - a person who offers to aid you through empirical means or one who discounts your capability for empathy and living life to the fullest based on your lack of belief in something they believe in?

          It is a far too one-sided an argument and cannot be believed to apply.

          About your last point, I refer you back to my last post. People aren't thinking about pink unicorns because their existence is not an argument that is brought into question all the time. You and I have been writing about pink unicorns quite a bit now, does not mean I acknowledge their existence. I don't have a relationship with any deity just because I have to express my disbelief in them fairly often or because I hear about them on the news. Once again, thinking of and crediting unicorns doesn't make them real.
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