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What if human beings never had gods

Started this discussion. Last reply by TC Aug 13. 18 Replies

I was watching the news the other day, about the ongoing war and terror in the middle east, which of course at its core is about religion, whose god is the only god....same as it has been forever. It…Continue

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TC replied to TC's discussion What if human beings never had gods
"No  but That is not a bad idea, Tom!"
Aug 13
Christian Soldier replied to TC's discussion What if human beings never had gods
"Religion as the primary source or as an implement to foment wars seems to go hand in hand. Having your god favor or support one group in sanctioning or justifying the murder of the "other" eliminates all kinds of questions. Ironically,…"
Aug 12
Tom Sarbeck replied to TC's discussion What if human beings never had gods
"TC, are you wanting some material for a book? "
Aug 12
Michael Penn replied to TC's discussion What if human beings never had gods
"You bet!"
Aug 12
Joan Denoo replied to TC's discussion What if human beings never had gods
"In my day, it was Frank Sinatra that girls swooned over. "
Aug 12
Freethinker31 replied to TC's discussion What if human beings never had gods
"@Michael....Feels  good  doesn't it?     :=D"
Aug 12
Michael Penn replied to TC's discussion What if human beings never had gods
"Even as a young man training for the ministry I always wondered why god wanted to be worshiped, why we had to worship him, and why humans had some great desire to worship anything? At the time I looked at the god concept more as an explanation of…"
Aug 12
Idaho Spud replied to TC's discussion What if human beings never had gods
"You're probably right Free.  That's why I'm proud of the fact that I've never wanted to worship anything, even when I was a mormon.  I always wondered why god wanted to be worshiped, and I didn't really have a…"
Aug 12
Freethinker31 replied to TC's discussion What if human beings never had gods
"TC.....I do believe  it is in our DNA to worship or admire others....In ancient times people  worshipped Gods  who they thought were responsible  for The weather, The Sea, The water etc.....Without science  and  facts,…"
Aug 12
TC replied to TC's discussion What if human beings never had gods
"My thoughts exactly. Keyword there is greed, and I believe greed will  be the factor that will lead to human extinction"
Aug 12
Future replied to TC's discussion What if human beings never had gods
"Primitive humans attributed fearsome natural phenomena to gods. Earthquakes, lightning, thunder, volcanoes, etc. all understandably scared the shit out of people, so these fear motivated beliefs were reasonable to some degree. Now we have knowledge…"
Aug 11
Plinius replied to TC's discussion What if human beings never had gods
" to be controlled and protected by a figure we see as stronger and wiser? When you're able to pick such a figure, you're also at the point where you don't trust him..."
Aug 11
Michael Penn replied to TC's discussion What if human beings never had gods
"TC, I think it's a failure to grow up. Most of us have felt more protected when we were children."
Aug 10
Idaho Spud replied to TC's discussion What if human beings never had gods
" If there had never been belief in any gods of any kind, I think by now we would have learned how to get along with each other. Scientific methods would have developed much earlier.  Humans would have had the medical knowledge and…"
Aug 10
TC replied to TC's discussion What if human beings never had gods
"So do you think that if people had no deity to worship, we would worship kings? Is it human nature to ultimately want or need to be controlled and protected by a figure we see as stronger and wiser?"
Aug 10
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At 9:37am on March 1, 2014, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

At 4:03pm on February 28, 2014, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Greetings TC    

Welcome to Atheist Nexus---this Internet world of rationality and peace, common sense and freethinking wisdom. 

We invite you to join the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 900  discussion topics and 4000 members. http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin

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