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5 Ways The World Could Be That Would Be Convincing Of A God

5. If all of nature was clearly designed for us. Example: Plants that actually grow into houses that have doors that react to human contact and grow foods that contain everything we need.



4. Words written in a universal language across the sky, or contained in our heads. By "in our heads" I don't mean a wishy-washy Jiminy Cricket kind of conscience, but clear and precisely worded do's and don't that all people (not the majority, not certain cultures) agreed upon not just these rules… Continue

Added by Jack Phillips on February 9, 2010 at 3:00pm — 7 Comments

the problem of evil at boot camp

“Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able?

Then he is not omnipotent.

Is he able, but not willing?

Then he is malevolent.

Is he both able and willing?

Then whence cometh evil?

Is he neither able nor willing?

Then why call him God?” - Epicurus



I recently enlisted in the Navy, and while at boot camp I was fortunate enough to run into several other atheists/nontheists.



However my first bunk mate was very religious. When he first saw that… Continue

Added by Jack Phillips on February 7, 2010 at 7:30pm — 5 Comments

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