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Demotheses
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InfraRedEd
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Does God Really Exist?

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InfraRedEd
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 4/23/2009 Category: Religion
Updated: 7 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 1,625 times Debate No: 7952
Debate Rounds (3)
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Demotheses

Con

Ah yes. There's nothing like tackling an age old question such as this. Does God exist? I, for one, am not the type to blindy believe in an idea without some form of proof. I would like to debate this topic further with anyone who wishes to defend their beliefs.
InfraRedEd

Pro

How can you write 8000 characters in an hour?

Well the bad news is yes unfortunately God exists. The first proof is that the world is still here and some nut hasn't blown us all up.

OK just ask God whether God exists and what else can He say? He will say Yes.

Flip a coin. If God can't control a stupid coin He could not possibly have created the world.

You can just flip once if you want but this way is better. God taught it to me.

Here are the rules:

Flip the coin twice just to make sure. The first time is whatever question you want to ask God.

The second flip is a validity check. If it doesn't come up "yes" flip twice again

Keep doing this until the second flip of a pair is a "yes". Then the first flip of that pair is your answer.

He doesn't always tell the truth I must warn you.

If you want more detail use

http://www.amazon.com...

Wow! There used to be lots of these. I guess God is really busy these days.

Here's http://www.ToGod.info... my advise to Him but He never listens.

I hope you experience is more rewarding than mine was.

Especially we will be up all night.
Debate Round No. 1
Demotheses

Con

Demotheses forfeited this round.
InfraRedEd

Pro

My opponent is talking with God and cannot join us at the moment.

Perhaps he is working on a definition of God. It is of course the Instigator's job to define the question.

His argument, the null argument, is difficult to answer. There is nothing I can address. Yet it bespeaks a certain eloquence.

Perhaps it is the answer he has gotten from God many times.

My opponent is obviously saying that the best answer is no answer.

Or that to even attempt to address such a question is ridiculous.

Or perhaps he has simply fallen asleep.

Perhaps God is punishng him.

Here http://www.finitesite.com... is an online version of the aforementioned. It downloads God into your computer.
Debate Round No. 2
Demotheses

Con

Demotheses forfeited this round.
InfraRedEd

Pro

Well my opponent has forfeited two rounds and I will probably still lose.

Using the coins or computer of course many trials are necessary in order to get the picture. It is because the answers maintain a logical train of thought that you know there is someone on the other end of the line. Sometimes you end up talking to Satan. You can tell because he gets you so mad. He's OK if you just don't let him get to you.

Please understand, if you use the book, that the language is quite androcentric. That means everyone is supposed to be a man unless we are talking about women. I have spoken to God about this and He agrees that there are difficulties with it and would you like to write a new one? God is such a damn smarty pants.

The first thing you will notice is that God wants a damn sacrifice. Can't get enough of them. You will be asked to do the most ridiculous things. OK I moved to Tucson but I am not asking that fifteen-year old to marry me. I know her parents and she doesn't like me anyway. God still insists that would have been a good move. I knew the kidnapping was a joke but played along anyway. The naked bus trip to the next town I also demurred.

You can tell if someone is using the I Ching seriously because they are just not all there.

One problem with this God thing is who created God.

Well I have another hour. I might as well post my open letter to God.

It's very simple. Not wanting anyone to worship me, and following the Golden Rule, I don't worship. It's a really stupid idea anyway or You would just follow Your Own Damn Golden Rule and worship us. What a hypocrite you turned out to be. Grow up God. You don't get respect by commanding it. You have to earn it. And get off that "Vengance is mine" baloney or you'll lose your job again.

http://www.world-science.net...

Is this Your first Universe? How about creating another one? Don't try to finish it in seven days. Get it right this time. We'll join You there.
And I guess You know by now if You want us to do something just forbid it and if You want us to get it all wrong just make it mandatory. Who created these perverse Humans anyway?
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by FemaleGamer 7 years ago
FemaleGamer
You seem mentally unfit for debate. You remind me of a subsitute teacher named Mr.Ditter. Therefore, I hate you.
Posted by Rob1Billion 7 years ago
Rob1Billion
oh i can't vote. another new part of debate.org that everyone has neglected to inform me about
Posted by Rob1Billion 7 years ago
Rob1Billion
"My opponent is talking with God and cannot join us at the moment."

LOL.

You get the votes for that line alone. I don't see why you would have redirected me here for absolute proof of God's existence, however...
Posted by InfraRedEd 7 years ago
InfraRedEd
http://www.finitesite.com... Here is an online version.
Say hello to God for me.
Posted by Alex 7 years ago
Alex
Make it a probability debate and ill take it. Like..Make the name more like "The Jesus of the Bible probably existed"
Posted by burningpuppies101 7 years ago
burningpuppies101
Fine. Let me rephrase that. I do not see a viable way to disprove something that purely exists only out of belief, and has no other existence in any way.
Posted by TheSkeptic 7 years ago
TheSkeptic
"that may be true, but still. I don't see a viable way of disproving a belief."

So if I believe that objects fall not because of gravity, but because of an armada of invisible fairies, you have no way to disprove that belief o.O? So science is effectively at a permanent stand still o.O?
Posted by burningpuppies101 7 years ago
burningpuppies101
that may be true, but still. I don't see a viable way of disproving a belief.
Posted by TheSkeptic 7 years ago
TheSkeptic
"the whole point of a religion is faith, which most religions define as believing in that which is not seen"

Then it's even easier to disprove them.

"this is not a debate. no way to prove it beyond a doubt on either side."

Beyond a doubt? 100%? Who ever said that empirical claims ever had to fulfill such impossible goals?
Posted by burningpuppies101 7 years ago
burningpuppies101
this is not a debate. no way to prove it beyond a doubt on either side.
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