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Scare: Have You Ever Been Scared?

  1. Felixedet2000 profile image60
    Felixedet2000posted 5 years ago

    have you been scared before in your life time? If your answer is yes, why were you scared?

    It is either you are scared of what you see or what you can't see, if you have never in your whole lifetime been scared there is only one reason and that is: you are Atheist.

    My mind here is broadminded, i am not what you think i am.

    1. GoldenBird profile image61
      GoldenBirdposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Fear is a horrible thing.

      1. Felixedet2000 profile image60
        Felixedet2000posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        do you have a personal encounter where you thought all hope was gone?

        1. Pearldiver profile image87
          Pearldiverposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Yep... I do! smile

        2. GoldenBird profile image61
          GoldenBirdposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Hope does not leave the truthful.

          1. Felixedet2000 profile image60
            Felixedet2000posted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Hope translate into faith and can bring into being what is not, if you know your God it will surely come to pass.

    2. Cassie Smith profile image74
      Cassie Smithposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Well, atheists are scared of global warming.

    3. AshtonFirefly profile image82
      AshtonFireflyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I don't know that thats a logical conclusion to draw.
      I know plenty of atheists who get scared.
      I don't think anyone has ever NOT been scared.
      Maybe I don't get your drift.
      You seem to be suggesting from your posts that God and the Devil are the ultimate things to fear. Perhaps you are not.
      Are you saying that atheists fear nothing?

      1. calpol25 profile image79
        calpol25posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Everyone  is scared of somthing in their life... Im scared of having bad fashion sense aaaaaaargghhhh!!!!!! lol lol ......... http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Lw1_YZQXrSE/TdxhdZgMh_I/AAAAAAAAAX0/9Ljlvg2plyI/s1600/bad-fashion-hipster-glasses.jpg]

        1. AshtonFirefly profile image82
          AshtonFireflyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          You're right. This is by far the scariest picture I've seen in a while. Well done.

          1. calpol25 profile image79
            calpol25posted 5 years ago in reply to this

            lol it scares me so much I had to go check my wardrobe and mke sure it was alright......bless it, my wardrobe gets nervous now and again lol

            1. AshtonFirefly profile image82
              AshtonFireflyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              LOL

              1. calpol25 profile image79
                calpol25posted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Thats better my wardrobe has calmed down... smile

                1. AshtonFirefly profile image82
                  AshtonFireflyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  smile hehe

                  1. calpol25 profile image79
                    calpol25posted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    So glad you like our holiday hub was tempted to start a thread with some snaps we took lol smile

        2. edzred331 profile image60
          edzred331posted 5 years ago in reply to this

          well, his beards are scary though. lol

      2. Felixedet2000 profile image60
        Felixedet2000posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        The motive is to draw a thin line:why are they Atheist in the first place?

        what are the benefits of being an Atheist?

    4. nightwork4 profile image60
      nightwork4posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      unless you're brain dead, everyone has been scared. i've though i was going to die a few times in my life and that was scary but when i got a call saying my son was in the hospital because of an accident, i was scared sh&^less.

      1. nightwork4 profile image60
        nightwork4posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        as for the atheist part of your comment. i'll try to be polite and say you're full of it. EVERYONE has been scared and religious people probably more then anyone.

    5. mischeviousme profile image61
      mischeviousmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Absolutely, but I used reason to eliminate fear.

    6. Mark Pitts profile image60
      Mark Pittsposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I have been scared many times, but never due to any divine or theological reason. I have been scared in serious conflicts or confrontations, at sea in hurricanes and typhoons (depending on the ocean), and when a big damn dog was chasing me, or had caught me. I don't see this question as it is phrased to necessarily be on faith.

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    Emile Rposted 5 years ago

    So, you think atheists are brave? I'm sure atheists suffer trepidation with the same frequency as the rest of the population.

  3. Felixedet2000 profile image60
    Felixedet2000posted 5 years ago

    No i don't think they are brave, for the fact that they don't believe in God is enough for me to conclude that they fear nothing, it is either you fear God or you fear the devil, you can't also believe in the existence of God and not do the same for the devil.

    Atheist believe not in God Existence and that automatically means they also don't believe that the devil thus exist.

    I want constructive criticism and opposition from every one.

    I belief in everything personally.

    1. profile image0
      Emile Rposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I've read that atheists tend to be more superstitious than religious people. That may not hold true for those who are educated, but it tells me that atheists probably fear the same things religious people fear. They simply label their fears by a different name.

  4. Felixedet2000 profile image60
    Felixedet2000posted 5 years ago

    To be very frank, i don't think there is anyone worthy to be call by that name:People love identifying with what they know nothing about all in the name of being different, whatever that means.

    If they don't believe in God, then they don't believe in themselves, that's the way i see it. You can't be neutral in this life, they choose to be neutral in the quest to fill the spiritual void in man and to me, their approach is completely baseless. It is blind and dented with illogical conclusions.

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      Emile Rposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      That's the way you see it, and I can respect that; but I can't say that I agree. I look at  an atheist as someone so enamored with the view of the forest that they can't imagine the outline of the individual trees. But that is only because I want to believe the trees are there. We are all embedded too deeply to know the details of what we are truly looking at.

      You have no proof, other than  what can only be labeled intuition, that there is anything beyond this reality. The label of blinded by illogical conclusions fits the believer more closely than it does the atheist. Imo.

    2. autumn18 profile image69
      autumn18posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I disagree. Why wouldn't a person believe in themselves? They exist and think and do things. I think it would be easier to believe in yourself than a God. What if they don't have a void that needs to be filled? If some do and believing in a God or Gods works for them then great but why do so many feel the need to tell others that they are wrong?

      Regarding the OP I think fear is a normal and rational human instinct. I don't think it has anything to do with the devil or satan or God. When we perceive danger we get scared. When we might loose someone we get scared.

      1. Felixedet2000 profile image60
        Felixedet2000posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        wow: what a mind, Whom are we(humans)?

        Can we tell ourselves who we are?

        The Fear of God is the Beginning of Wisdom, and in my page i say the fear of God is Wisdom.

  5. Pearldiver profile image87
    Pearldiverposted 5 years ago

    This thread is WAY TOO Pretentious For Me!  sad

    I REALLY FEAR FOOLS are begetting more fools,,,, smile

    1. Felixedet2000 profile image60
      Felixedet2000posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      If there are no fools you will not know where you are standing.

      1. GoldenBird profile image61
        GoldenBirdposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        cool ----------------

  6. Felixedet2000 profile image60
    Felixedet2000posted 5 years ago

    Believers have something to believe on, it is tangible and personally i have practical testimony that i can't explain in details but as you will agree feeling is believing.

    I believe the power of God when he touch me, i felt at peace like a free flowing river.

    The Christian God is a living Force that is as real as anything real.

    1. janesix profile image60
      janesixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Why can't you explain your experience in detail? At least try.

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    Emile Rposted 5 years ago

    If God exists he doesn't belong to you. Labeling that potential force as the Christian God is pointless and degrading to the concept. Imo. To me, it means one of two things. You don't know, or you don't understand what you have been privy to.

    I would never say someone has not had experiences, but I have no problem saying you've interpreted them to suit your particular religion, or agenda.

    1. Felixedet2000 profile image60
      Felixedet2000posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      And you will agree with me that i will be unfair to say i had no such experience.

      1. profile image0
        Emile Rposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I would agree that I am not in a position to determine exactly what you have experienced.

  8. GoldenBird profile image61
    GoldenBirdposted 5 years ago

    There are many modes of the mind. The problem with logicians is that they have only one.

  9. Felixedet2000 profile image60
    Felixedet2000posted 5 years ago

    That's exactly the power of God and not the Christian God per say: God is not man, he is a spirit.
    You can't claim to know him except he reveals himself to you, that's all i am saying. I had a one on one experience with this awesome power.

  10. Cassie Smith profile image74
    Cassie Smithposted 5 years ago

    I'm scared of atheists.

    1. Felixedet2000 profile image60
      Felixedet2000posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      You Don't Have to

  11. Jerami profile image76
    Jeramiposted 5 years ago

    I think that everything always works out for the best, wheather we like it or not.

       I'm "skeard" that I'm not going to like it when it gets here.

  12. Felixedet2000 profile image60
    Felixedet2000posted 5 years ago

    i doubt if it is every body that has cause to fear, some don't fear for whatever reason there is.

    1. GoldenBird profile image61
      GoldenBirdposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Do they fear death?

  13. Felixedet2000 profile image60
    Felixedet2000posted 5 years ago

    Yep they fear death, but there are so many people that have no fear for death, why?

    1. GoldenBird profile image61
      GoldenBirdposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      "Then a soldier,
      Full of strange oaths and bearded like the pard,
      Jealous in honor, sudden and quick in quarrel,
      Seeking the bubble reputation
      Even in the cannon's mouth."

      -William Shakespeare




      ...Can you guess why?

  14. skyfire profile image71
    skyfireposted 5 years ago

    I don't know what gives you impression that Atheists don't have a fear. They're humans too! They do work 9 to 5 and have all sort of family, relationship and finance issues. Belief in Galctus has nothing to do with basic instinct. I'm an Atheist and I fear emptiness in life.

  15. Felixedet2000 profile image60
    Felixedet2000posted 5 years ago

    It seams you are speaking for them, I Expect Atheist around to comment on this question, i really want to hear their own personal opinion. Thanks all the same

    1. skyfire profile image71
      skyfireposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I pointed out your generalized assumption. I also gave you my personal opinion and that doesn't apply to other atheists, they've their own set of fears. I'm not speaking for them.

  16. Felixedet2000 profile image60
    Felixedet2000posted 5 years ago

    My assumption is not generalized in any way except you are looking at it narrowly: We can agree to disagree here.

    1. skyfire profile image71
      skyfireposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      When you say atheists are fearless in your OP, then you're making big assumption. That Atheists part is generalization. I am not looking at it narrowly.

  17. Felixedet2000 profile image60
    Felixedet2000posted 5 years ago

    Wow, what a strong dude, i love you logical reasoning.

  18. Disturbia profile image59
    Disturbiaposted 5 years ago

    What does being scared or not have to do with being Atheist?  Everyone has fear, it's in our genetic makeup. It's called the fight or flight instinct and it's not something you can just shut off because you do or don't believe in God. It's a survival mechanism.

    1. Felixedet2000 profile image60
      Felixedet2000posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      It is more than a survival mechanism, it is the knowledge of good and evil that make us to have the spirit of fear, That means there is a power higher than us for sure, where do atheist fit in here?

      1. Pearldiver profile image87
        Pearldiverposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Talk about Fuzzy Logic! roll

        You were given an accurate, factual and logical answer to a question that was, given your current response clearly loaded!

        I don't believe you have approached anything offered on this thread in an accurate, factual and logical manner... and certainly NOT your attempt to sideswipe the excellent answer provided by Disturbia! sad

        'Spirit' has absolutely NOTHING to do with it... Unless you are prepared to state that Rattlesnakes, Dung Beetles and Zebras all 'believe' in higher powers! roll 

        Please... do answer that on behalf of the animals of the world.. it will endorse the depth of your knowledge! And if you're right... I'm sure that all the mortal animals of the world would happily call you Felix Dolittle! smile

      2. A Troubled Man profile image60
        A Troubled Manposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Morals and ethics as opposed to living in fear of biblical good and evil.

        1. Josak profile image61
          Josakposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          +1

          I choose not to fear or more accurately choose to overcome my fear of the celestial dictator you believe in, you may live in fear of your god, you probably are "god fearing" I have felt fear plenty of times as an atheist but I never have felt fear for a god nor chosen to submit to some supreme ruler, I don't believe there is a god but if there is then I think he would apreciate courage and logical thinking more than cowardice and irrational belief in an acient myth, if he does not then he isn't worthy of my worship anyway. I choose to emigrate from the celestial North Korea you live in.

  19. christianajohan profile image61
    christianajohanposted 5 years ago

    Fear is part of life and fear is an advantage to keep us safe. But I think fear is different from quick surprise when your close friend mock you somewhere.

  20. TENKAY profile image82
    TENKAYposted 5 years ago

    I was soooooo scared when I saw my mom in the ICU. I thought I will go crazy for fear she will die.

 
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