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Gotid24
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Armageddon23
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God? Is he real? Is god a delusion? Is god a imaginary character? Why do people believe in "god"?

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Started: 1/30/2008 Category: Religion
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
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Gotid24

Con

Well I'm confused on the idea of god. I'm having trouble believing something I can't see. I grew up believing in this god figure, which I followed blindly. I've read the bible often because I went to catholic high school. I no longer believe in this figure. After given up on the figure, I've gained a bigger thirst for knowledge, and I've gained a new love for science and life.
Will someone please try to explain what is "god"? Is he real? Is god a delusion? Is god a imaginary character? Why do people believe in "god"?
Armageddon23

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You say that you "grew up believing in this God figure". First I have a question myself. What made you stop believing?

Anyway, God is the creator of the universe. He an unexplicable force of Good. A superbeing that sees and knows all. I think your questions were all the same. "Is God a delusion?" "Is God an imaginary character?"... Those are basically all the same. God is God it's that simple. The creator of all things.

There are many different reasons why people believe in God. Sometimes they just want to believe that there's something else beyond death, not just decay. And then usually there are those who actually believe because they have faith. And that is what it really is. Faith. You say you can't believe in something you don't see. To step down completely, I'll ask: How do you know wind exists, you can't see it? --Because you can feel it. That's what God is. You know He exists because you can feel Him.

I think it takes more faith to believe that this earth was made from some explosion FROM NOTHING. Nothing, there was nothing, what is nothing? There's no such thing. Therefore it makes much more sense that there is a God, than that we all came from some primordial soup. As I was saying, it takes more faith to believe we came from that goo, than it does to believe in God.
Debate Round No. 1
Gotid24

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Gotid24 forfeited this round.
Armageddon23

Pro

I suppose there's nothing more to say...since my opponent forfeited?... ............................
Debate Round No. 2
Gotid24

Con

Gotid24 forfeited this round.
Armageddon23

Pro

So I suppose once again there's really nothing left to say.

My opponent apparently has nothing else to say either.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by griffinisright 9 years ago
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Good debate Pro, too bad Con did not respond. It is funner to actually debate someone who responds.
Posted by Korezaan 9 years ago
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What the hell is the PRO supposed to do???? Do they like, win if they answer all your questions?
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