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Are the concerns of religious people based upon instinctive fear of the unknown?


Belief in a judgmental god comes as an acceptance of some form of guilt. When you feel you have done something wrong, i.e., something your neighbour will not like, primarily, you then feel a need to get rid of the guilt. So you look to forgiveness. Why? Because you essentially want to become an accepted member of your group or family again. As a gregarious species we feel vulnerable when alone and separated from the group. Instinct.

 

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    Clark Cook (moonfroth) 5 years ago

    It's an excellent question Jonny--but we see above why it will never be "answered". The default position of ALL deep believers is faith. In fact, it is the ONLY position. The position itself is necessarily tautological:, hence non-argumentative.

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    Alan (jonnycomelately) 5 years ago

    Thank you for stating your opinion. Interesting.

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