All Blog Posts Tagged 'believe' (4)

Ten Reasons Not To Believe

There’re many more reasons not to believe in the doctrines of organized religion.  These are ten of my favorites, not necessarily in the order listed.  You can probably think of many more. 

 

1.  If God is all-knowing, he knows the future before an event happens.  So before a baby is born, God knows if it’s going to hell or not.  If the baby is predestined to go “there” and God allows it to happen, we have to question if the Divine One is all-good.  I wonder if anyone ever…

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Added by Richard Goscicki on June 26, 2012 at 6:30pm — 40 Comments

What I believe

I believe that:







There is absolutely no grandeur and no beauty in being some supernatural creature's project, whether it's a God or some other entity.



Because I know you're an ephemeral creature and you’re going to die, you’re infinitely precious to me. If you were just an immortal soul inhabiting a body, you’d be expendable. Why would I care about you if I know you are a soul that will live forever? If I'd know you were immortal your suffering wouldn’t be a… Continue

Added by Philippe on January 30, 2010 at 5:32pm — 1 Comment

1% of people in my city don't believe in anything.

This is according to a telephone survey conducted in Cd. Juárez, Chihuahua, México.

A local newspaper interviewed 100 people over the phone and found out that 94 percent say they profess a specific religion; 5 percent believe in a higher power but aren't members of any religion; one person doesn't believe in anything.



Oh, how it bothers me when they say we don't believe in anything. According to my father we don't even believe in our own mothers...…

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Added by Eduardo on April 10, 2009 at 3:20pm — 4 Comments

Does atheism define you?

Does atheism define you?



Absolutely not. Atheism doesn't reflect something you are, it reflects something you are not. It is of no substance by itself. Not believing in something doesn't define who you are, just like not believing in fairies doesn't define who you are. Most people are "afairiest," in that they don't believe in fairies. Does your afairiesm define you? Of course not. Have you even heard of the term? Probably not, because it is as meaningless as the term atheism. We can… Continue

Added by TJMorgan on January 5, 2009 at 12:04pm — 1 Comment

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