I wanted to put this question out there to see how strongly everyone feels on this subject. Being that most of us trust in scientific fact and reasoning, I was wondering if everyone is absolutely, undeniably, 100% sure that a god doesn't exist.  I personally take into account that there is no proof of any cosmic creator so therefore I am about 99.9999% sure that there is no god. However we all agree that science is an ever evolving field and I don't think that there will ever be any proof to support the existence of a supreme being, but I can't be 100% sure until there is concrete proof against one. I would like to know what all of your thoughts on this.  

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I do not need to do experiments in Miami to know that I am not there, when I already know I am in Toledo. This proving a negative thing is a fallacy. That there is no MCT (this MCT) in Miami is a negative statement that I can both prove and that I do not need to prove to have contextual valid and certain knowledge that I am not there, if I know other things, which I do. The same way with god, I know he cannot exist because I know about identity, causality, reason and logic. I do not need to do extra experiements. I do not need additional proof. And neither should you.

Because of the nature of science and the universe, the probability of God's or gods' existence can never be 0. It's more accurate to label the probability as 0.00...01. However, in practical terms, this is functionally identical to 0.

Likewise, while I can never be 100% certain of *anything* in life, I *can* be so certain of things that I am practically 100% certain of them. God's or gods' nonexistence is one of those things.

I'd also add the caveat that the question depends on the given definition of "god". I assume we're talking about gods like the god of Abraham.
To clarify my caveat - that's not to say that other human-invented gods beside Yahweh are more likely to exist. What I mean is that there are any number of undiscovered phenomenon in the universe that could very well fit a primitive definition of a god. That definition may be "consciousness beyond human understanding" which is certainly more likely to exist than "Yahweh" "Thor" or "Vishnu".
sorry to have to make one small point u can be 100% certain of one thing death possibly a few more but i'll leave it there.com ;)
Are you sure? I am going to live forever!
You will, we all will--as stardust, just as we emanated from it. :-)

YES!

No. When our molecules are broken down after death, we will not be living on as anything. Our molecules come from stars, but our molecules need a particular configuration to be life. Life ends at death. You should keep in mind that metaphor is not a sufficient source of knowledge. You cannot validly say we will live on as star-dust because it makes you feel warm and fuzzy inside. Life stops at death. There is no living on in metaphors.

Most of the gods claimed by humanity at different stages of human development definitely don't exist like the Abrahamic Gods.

I'm agnostic about deist gods and possible future unknown gods.
I agree, I think it's safe to say with confidence that no deity as of yet described exists. That is to say the deities worshiped by the myriad of theologies are (often poorly) imagined. However, I think it is entirely possible, even plausible that somewhere in the utter vastness of space exists a species so far advanced that if we were to ever encounter them, they would appear god-like. Of course this species would have come about by wholly natural processes and devoid of any preternatural abilities (though to us they may seem magical).
Would that be the religious corollary to Clarke's Law: Any sufficiently advanced deity is magic?

That's a very nice comparative.

 

Magic cannot exist, because the moment it is understood it stops being magic.

A magical rock that allows you to make something as big as a train levitate... that's magic.

You just need the knowledge of how the rock actually works (magnetism), and *poof*, it stops being magic.

 

Divinity is exactly the same. It is none existent, because it simply defines what we cannot define.

Emotions, aliens, evolution, conciousness, big bang, time, humor, life.....

All these things are divine, they are god.... just as long as you decide to not be curious about the reality behind them.

 

Just as the stuff they put in my food (E134, E435 etc...).. they will remain forever magical to me...allowing my food to be eternal (or almost)...

they're definately not some cancerous-potent chemicals... :)

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