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Atheism: why do people don't believe in God?

My question to all atheists is that, why don't they believe in God? Can't they see His signs and can everything that happens on Earth happen by chance? If I don't believe in Allah, Jesus, Buddha or any other God, how can I live? I'll have no direction or paths.

Ok. I agree. There are somethings that we don't know about God, i.e. where did he came from but I believe there is a difference between the knowledge he possesses and we possess. If we'll get all that knowledge, what will be the difference between Him and us? There are numerous points where his knowledge is way better than ours.

If I don't believe in any God, then (I suppose) we are saying that everything that happens, happens by chance. What will be the purpose of living then? Other than living for the betterment of the people, is there any other reason for living? We already live in such chaotic conditions, so isn't it better to die in this case?

Now, I am not trying to hurt anyone's feelings (and if I have done that, I apologize from the depths of my heart) nor am I saying that atheists should die or have no reasons to live but I still find it difficult to NOT believe in God. Thank you.


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  • Sep 12 2012: the way i view is religion and the belief in god is that people choose to believe it because it coinsides in they agree with. I'm atheist, and not believing in an all mighty being is my choice like you as followers have the choice to believe in it. I see a religion as a way to brain wash people with common ideologies. You can say I'm wrong in this all you want but your never gonna change my perspective just like I can't change yours. A lot with me being atheist I choose to stand on the side of science. Granted religion has been looking for answers to there being an almighty being or beings but science is doing the same but at a later start. The facts of science are far greater then that of a religion because with science, people have to prove it wrong so many times in order for to be correct or wrong. Theres no such thing as a Religious Scientist because they go against what both stand, in other words its an oxymoron.
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      • Sep 13 2012: If you read my statement above my first post, it was directed towards you. Thanks again for time sir. Much appreciated.

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