Why don't people want to believe in God
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Why- for what reason or purpose
Don't - do not
People - human beings in general or considered collectively.
Want - have a desire to possess or do (something); wish for.
Believe - accept (something) as true; feel sure of the truth of.
God - (in Christianity and other monotheistic religions) the creator and ruler of the universe and source of all moral authority; the supreme being.
The debate is called why don't people want to believe in God if you're an atheist or agnostic you're supposed to say why don't you believe in God and/or say why it's not obvious that he exist, that's why I put the the title as "why don't people want to believe in God.
Btw it's not a debate it's more of a discussion.
To be honest, I never believed in God. I know a lot of atheists who used to believe and then something happened or they just realized they didn't think any of it. I never did, even as a child.
I grew up in a religious household with a Christian mother and a Mormon father. They always took me to church when they were together. They made me join a church camp and read my Bible cover to cover. They tried to force me to believe but I've never had any faith whatsoever. I knew I was an Atheist before I even knew the word to describe myself.
I don't want to believe in God because of all of the crazy passages saying things like a woman should be forced to marry her rapist, you can't cut your hair, kill rebellious children, so on and so forth.
I also don't want to believe because I'm a lesbian. The passages about stoning the gays didn't exactly make me want believe in God.
Another reason is that there is too much evidence against God ever really existing. The world definitely isn't just 6,000 years old. Also, if Adam and Eve had just two sons and they never had kids with Eve then how did we get here? Did they commit bestiality that was never written in? If so, that isn't possible for anyone to have a human-animal hybrid. Anyway, my point stands.
Before this turns into a hyper aggressive religion debate, I'll answer the initial question. Why don't people want to believe in God? I think all of the reasons above, actually. I don't think it's that they don't want to believe, but more that they just don't due to conflicting information and science. As much as everyone wants to believe in, say, Santa, some people just can't believe because of opinions and evidence against it.
btw if they're any parents who are reading this and force your child to go to "church" or camp or anything religious you could be pushing them away from you and the religion just saying from my experience and missbailey8's experience I would suggest asking them if they want to come to church if not try and encouraging them to come to church tell them why they need Jesus and salvation "when the time is right" also use the (KJV)
I believe that the earth is around 6,000 year's old it definitely isn't millions-billions of years old if it is then how come there isn't more people on the earth if you look at human population growth rates you would be able to calculate around 4500 years of human population growth just one of many reasons why I don't believe that the earth is older than at least 10,000 year's.
The bible is talking about two sons they've had in particular because one had killed the other also when God came to Cain and Cain said whoever finds me shall kill me
Genesis 4:14 Behold, you have driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from your face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, that every one that finds me shall slay me.
This implies that there are more people on the earth (Adam and Eve had more children) also they lived for 900+ year's they could have had a lot of children in that time.
I think people have misunderstood the bible for one some people have been taught the wrong way and (or) people has had someone special taken away from them and they blame God for it forgetting that everyone has to go at some point we all won't be here forever I believe that there is a God and I believe that there is a life after this and I hope we all go to the right place.
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