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Drew B
  • Drew B
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Why don't people believe in God?

if it were even the slightest possible chance that there is a hell and its a place of everlasting torment and hate wouldnt you want to make sure there isnt one by checking every possible source of information and proof that God does not exist or does?

And why do most people who ask themselves this question and go search for answers come back a christian?

yeah the whole idea can be denied with logical reasoning but you got to look at where this idea came from and how much we can trust this information. When you search for those facts they cant be denied and once you experience what God does in your life you will know its real. If you dont believe in it you should have proof andt the strongest possible evidence of everything that cant be denied.

I want to look at what you guys think and why you guys don't. Please dont attack other peoples ideas and thought and be open with every ounce of reasoning you can come up with.

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    May 2 2011: First of all, I would like to clarify that when it comes to religion and god - I am agnostic i.e. a doubter. This is after years of being an atheist. But my passion of philosophy and mythology made me revise the concept of why religion (and God) exists or atleast why people believe them to be.

    Most of us believe or want to believe in idea of God because it gives the world around us a sense of order and purpose. But does God really exist? And how important is it for us to find out? As you put it in your open line 'if it were even the slightest....that God does not exist or does?'. Personally I believe that even if you do you will be going to hell (or something similar) - atleast according to the religions that you didn't follow. Each religion or faith ultimately prescribes a way of living that they believe is the right or optimum way. And who is to say which one got it right or wrong? Perhaps in this process of thinking, I realized that the best way is to keep an open mind about all this...
    • May 7 2011: Dear Anupriy Kanti,
      "Each religion or faith ultimately prescribes a way of living that they believe is the right or optimum way. And who is to say which one got it right or wrong?"

      this is duty of yourself by your wisdom and research.
      http://tanzil.net/#trans/en.sahih/39:18

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