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1)It is believed that god is Omnibenevolent (all loving), omniscient (all knowing), omnipotent (all powerful) and omnipresence (everywhere). Now, it is impossible for God to be all of these things. Everyone knows that earthquakes happen and volcanoes erupt, but if God was omnibenevolent wouldn't he stop it? The only excuse for him not to stop it is for him not to have known about it, or not to have had the power to stop it. But as people believe God has all of these characters, there's no reason why God shouldn't save his precious 'creations' whether we scientifically contributed towards the disaster or not! He's meant to be ALL-loving. Therefore, this one statement about God must be wrong!
2) Some people believe that miracles happen. Now, I don't believe in miracles because there is always another more practical explanation, like a coincidence, or mere luck, assuming something is automatically a miracle because it seems out of the ordinary is no way to prove that god exists! If some one is miraculously cured from a terminal illness, it doesn't neccessarilly have to be a miracle, it may be a certain scientific discovery that we have not yet made with the technology available today, and we may make more discoveries in the future! There are so many other explanations!
3) I believe that there is no need for God! If there was a God I believe that he would have made the perfect world like the bible says he did in the beginning, but he obviously hasn't because look at the state of it! I know people say that we have changed the world ourselves, but if God was all powerful, he sould be able to change it back! Yet he doesn't! Who's Mr. nice guy now??
Some people believe in the big bang, but I'm undecided whether to believe in this theory because there isn't really any undeniable evidence. I do agree that it is the most practical theory due to the evidence we do have, but I wasn't there to see it for myself so I'm not going to assume that it happened.
4) Over 1/2 of the population of the earth believe in some kind of life after death, whether it's heaven and hell or re-incarnation due to good/bad karma. Now I think that it's yet another assumption for religions to believe that you go anywhere after death, because your body dies, wrots away and can be turned into little bits of dust. It's never been proven that your soul leaves your body because no one's been there with a camera to get world-wide proof that there is a devil. Those people who 'claim' to have seen heaven and a 'bright white light' may just be lying!?
5) Finally, the most common excuse for people to use to try and prove the existance of God is by saying "You can't prove that God doesn't exist" Now, I find this extremely annoying, because fine, I can't prove that God doen't exist, but I can give you lots of reasons as to why it's so unlikely for him to exist that it's stupid to believe he does. I would much rather go through my life not believing in God and if one day he comes to my door and says hello, then I will be happy that there's something to believe in and somewhere to go after death. But if you go through life expecting all these miracles to happen, and wanting God to answer your prayers, when he doesn't come, and these things don't happen, you're going to be pretty dissappointed after devoting your life to something that doesn't exist! Doesn't it seem pretty pointless? Every believer knows that God might not be there at the end of the day, so isn't it a waste to go through your life believing in a lie when you could be doing so many other things!
In conclusion, I believe that it's a waste to believe in God because there's no proof except personal experience that God exist, and that will only prove it to yourself and not the world. Religion in general is too contradicting, assuming and pointless for me: it causes wars and hate. People sometimes can't be together because they believe in different things, even if they are so deeply in love. So why believe in a lie? Or devote your life to a book that may have been written my a fictional story writer thousands of years ago, with characters Mary, Joseph, Jesus and God? There's so many other explanations for everything so I believe it's literally impossible for God to exist!
I've got as much right as saying how do you know he doesnt exist as you have to saying to me how does he exist. He doesnt have to exist . I just believe in him.
So I understand it isn't a topic that can really be ended, but I just think that for something so life changing, religion isn't worth all of the problems it can cause especially when it may not be true!
Belief is also a very strong emotion and if you believe in God, then you have every right to, but don't you feel that it's a waste of time believing in something that probably isn't true? Wouldn't you feel stupid if you devoted your life to something make believe? I know I would!
xoxoJenniferxoxo forfeited this round.
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Vote Placed by Ragnar 3 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: As pro pointed out, it was up to con to prove that God doesn't exist, not merely point out that it's doubtful. No matter how many exclamation marks are used, it doesn't change that one weakness to the argument. Conduct for missed round.
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