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Do we need to understand the universe, before we can believe in a god?

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    jobswitchposted 5 years ago

    Nobody knows where the 'sky' ends for a start.

    1. Mark Knowles profile image61
      Mark Knowlesposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Of course we do.

      http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr161/lect/earth/atmosphere.gif

      The more you understand the Universe, the less likely you are to believe in a god. wink

    2. kess profile image60
      kessposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Understanding God is understanding the universe....for they are one and the same.

      Who are you to believe... those who starts out  with ignorance and ends there....

      There is a better way one may look.

      1. dingdondingdon profile image61
        dingdondingdonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Nope. The most knowledgable living man on the subject of the universe is Stephen Hawking. He knows far more than you or I, and he is an atheist.

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          paarsurreyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          He has a free will but he is a human being; he has erred about the Creator-God.

        2. kess profile image60
          kessposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Spoken like a true follower of men....

          1. dingdondingdon profile image61
            dingdondingdonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            So you accept I just disproved your original claim? Good. smile

          2. Mark Knowles profile image61
            Mark Knowlesposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Spoken like a true sheeple.

  2. dingdondingdon profile image61
    dingdondingdonposted 5 years ago

    We do know where the sky ends.

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    just_curiousposted 5 years ago

    Understanding the universe has nothing to do with the concept god to me. I suppose, it is possible you could be right. But how would understanding of the world we live in cause us to believe in anything? It  would simply help us know a great deal more than we do today.

  4. Joy56 profile image61
    Joy56posted 5 years ago

    ah no, the universe had such a wonderful creator it is difficult to comprehend

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    paarsurreyposted 5 years ago

    Do we need to understand the universe, before we can believe in a god?

    Believing in the Creator-God is very natural; it should not be delayed to understand the Universe. One should believe in the Creator-God and also try to understand the Universe; there is no coflict in both.

    1. Joy56 profile image61
      Joy56posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      i like your posts, you are cool,

    2. Beelzedad profile image59
      Beelzedadposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Except for one problem, the more we understand the universe, the more we find there was never a need for any gods and no gods have ever shown they exist.

      So, it would appear that if you wish to continue believing in your god, it's best you not try to understand anything. smile

  6. superwags profile image81
    superwagsposted 5 years ago

    No, I'd say it helps to remain lrgely ignorant of the way the universe works if you're to maintain a belief in god.

    I think the evidence would point to this; the less educated a society, the greater the tendency toward belief...

  7. optimus grimlock profile image60
    optimus grimlockposted 5 years ago

    Understanding god, the universe are 2 different things, however there linked since we believe god created the universe.

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      paarsurreyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      These are complementary and are not contradictory to one another.

 
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