Author Topic: what would be an actually good reason to believe in a god.  (Read 9969 times)

Offline Cavebear

Re: what would be an actually good reason to believe in a god.
« Reply #435 on: February 23, 2017, 03:40:43 AM »
All you need is a super-soaker full of water to douse her...

Yeah, all the lion ever had to do was pee on the witch...
Atheist born, atheist bred.  And when I die, atheist dead

Offline Baruch

Re: what would be an actually good reason to believe in a god.
« Reply #436 on: February 23, 2017, 06:00:51 AM »
Yeah, all the lion ever had to do was pee on the witch...

Wrong movie.  Ever get lost in your wardrobe? ;-)
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Offline Cavebear

Re: what would be an actually good reason to believe in a god.
« Reply #437 on: February 23, 2017, 10:55:42 AM »
Movie, wardrobe?
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Offline doorknob (OP)

Re: what would be an actually good reason to believe in a god.
« Reply #438 on: February 23, 2017, 11:31:56 AM »
Wrong movie.  Ever get lost in your wardrobe? ;-)

Well in Epic Movie He does do a duch oven. So he could have peed on the witch and they just didn't show it.

Offline Cavebear

Re: what would be an actually good reason to believe in a god.
« Reply #439 on: February 26, 2017, 10:17:05 AM »
Well in Epic Movie He does do a duch oven. So he could have peed on the witch and they just didn't show it.

There are probably some things I don't want to know the details of!  LOL!
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Offline doorknob (OP)

Re: what would be an actually good reason to believe in a god.
« Reply #440 on: March 23, 2017, 06:44:30 AM »
hey thanks for killing my thread!

"A good reason to believe in god is...

to not go to hell!"

LMAO

yeah thanks mom! I log that one away!

Re: what would be an actually good reason to believe in a god.
« Reply #441 on: March 23, 2017, 12:07:02 PM »
hey thanks for killing my thread!

"A good reason to believe in god is...

to not go to hell!"

LMAO

yeah thanks mom! I log that one away!

You know, one thing I realized recently was the Christian God's similarity to Nebekenezer. At least the fictional version of him from the Bible. Both give the same ultimatum: Worship me or burn. The only differences are that God is supposed to be the good guy, while Nebekenezer is supposed to be the bad guy, and God burns you forever while Nebekenezer's only burns you until you die (which is pretty quickly, considering the people keeping the fire burning couldn't even get close to it). I guess God gets a pass because...he's god.

Offline Baruch

Re: what would be an actually good reason to believe in a god.
« Reply #442 on: March 23, 2017, 12:44:05 PM »
You know, one thing I realized recently was the Christian God's similarity to Nebekenezer. At least the fictional version of him from the Bible. Both give the same ultimatum: Worship me or burn. The only differences are that God is supposed to be the good guy, while Nebekenezer is supposed to be the bad guy, and God burns you forever while Nebekenezer's only burns you until you die (which is pretty quickly, considering the people keeping the fire burning couldn't even get close to it). I guess God gets a pass because...he's god.

Good point ;-)  Book of Job makes the same claim.
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Online Mr.Obvious

Re: what would be an actually good reason to believe in a god.
« Reply #443 on: March 23, 2017, 01:38:35 PM »
hey thanks for killing my thread!

"A good reason to believe in god is...

to not go to hell!"

LMAO

yeah thanks mom! I log that one away!

If someone is actually a sociopathic monstor that just wants to rape and kill and 'sin' and make others suffer all for personal gain, but doesn't because he believes he'll get it back infinite-fold. Then yeah, I hope that person never loses religion.
Other than that, I couldn't really tell.
E = Mc²

In the end, we are all standing in the dark,
trying to figure out why we are here.
But let us not choose one direction
without proof of where it is headed.

Check your pocket for matches
so we can observe and learn together
as fast friends and relative idiots.

Offline Baruch

Re: what would be an actually good reason to believe in a god.
« Reply #444 on: March 23, 2017, 07:05:37 PM »
If someone is actually a sociopathic monstor that just wants to rape and kill and 'sin' and make others suffer all for personal gain, but doesn't because he believes he'll get it back infinite-fold. Then yeah, I hope that person never loses religion.
Other than that, I couldn't really tell.

All of us are crazy and equal, but some are crazier and more equal than others.
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Re: what would be an actually good reason to believe in a god.
« Reply #445 on: March 23, 2017, 08:16:06 PM »
If someone is actually a sociopathic monstor that just wants to rape and kill and 'sin' and make others suffer all for personal gain, but doesn't because he believes he'll get it back infinite-fold. Then yeah, I hope that person never loses religion.
Other than that, I couldn't really tell.

But what if they realize that they can sin all they want and just repent afterwards?

Online Mr.Obvious

Re: what would be an actually good reason to believe in a god.
« Reply #446 on: March 24, 2017, 01:42:46 AM »
But what if they realize that they can sin all they want and just repent afterwards?

Then even that doesn't hold up.
E = Mc²

In the end, we are all standing in the dark,
trying to figure out why we are here.
But let us not choose one direction
without proof of where it is headed.

Check your pocket for matches
so we can observe and learn together
as fast friends and relative idiots.

Offline Sorginak

Re: what would be an actually good reason to believe in a god.
« Reply #447 on: March 24, 2017, 01:50:13 AM »
Then even that doesn't hold up.

According to religion it does. 
When I feel weak, I prefer to make myself stronger through introspection rather than resort to religion.

Offline Cavebear

Re: what would be an actually good reason to believe in a god.
« Reply #448 on: March 24, 2017, 03:15:38 AM »
According to religion it does.

Yeah, repent in your last moments and you are saved.  And I mean that dying repentance can be real and serious.  So Stalin repents and his sins are forgiven?  Give me a break.

Well, I suppose it is better than paid indulgences...
Atheist born, atheist bred.  And when I die, atheist dead

Offline Sorginak

Re: what would be an actually good reason to believe in a god.
« Reply #449 on: March 24, 2017, 03:19:41 AM »
Yeah, repent in your last moments and you are saved.  And I mean that dying repentance can be real and serious.  So Stalin repents and his sins are forgiven?  Give me a break.

Well, I suppose it is better than paid indulgences...

Considering how religion and its belief systems are veritable myths, I think we have nothing to worry about in regard to actual theistic criminals cheating the system.  However, I also understand how theistic individuals only think in terms of their theism, actual reason escaping their little minds, so speaking in terms they understand can be considered beneficial except that those ignorant, illogical apologist arguments just seem to keep getting in the way.
When I feel weak, I prefer to make myself stronger through introspection rather than resort to religion.