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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    Thanks Aime, your views and the life style as you said is no different than a theist, but you say you are atheist, I think you need to contemplate how good morals have become an obstinate part of your personality? What’s that driving force call?


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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    Interesting definition Dremer, do you see any possibility of a "beginning" to the "conclusion" ?


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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    Thanks getrite, I wonder how come a person realises the "stuff to be ancient foolish ritualistic nonsense" so precisely but fail to know what actually the truth is? And how to be wise enough to resort to realistic form of religious practices?


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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    You may be right John but I wonder how come human lives be without a definite form of morals? Forget about the world, it is impossible to control even a tiny society without definite set of rules and regulations & a country without a constitution


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    Oztinato 16 months ago

    Titen

    but what really "inspires" them is to relentlessly attack religion. Certain atheists spend 99% percent of their online time doing it. They must be very inspired :)


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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    Thanks Link. Being objective leads to truth and it's a common belief, then how come the natural result of objectivity leads to disbelief?


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    Annsalo 16 months ago

    True. We are all born without belief and in reality EVERYONE is an atheist when it comes to most of the possible gods.


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    Sam Shepards 16 months ago

    Many people also just don't care. Live the world as it comes, make money and watch netflix, buy cars,... Which is for me the same as a person who goes to church because it always was like that, but never questions or reads different views...


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    Oztinato 16 months ago

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    all theses things Evolved out of religion. Anthroplogy alone proves this emphatically. All science originally evolved out of religion as well.


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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    Thanks Ann, of the ten points I would like to know about the zero proof of God, don't you think that your existence itself is a proof of God? What do you say about the systematic happenings beneath the earth and in the heavens?


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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    Thanks manatita, if someone is good at heart means by nature he is inclined towards a Divine force. If someone is able to make out the happenings to be good or bad, than why can't he be an ambassador of virtues with a faith in God?


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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    True dashingscorpio...I think difference between blind belief and, faith, has to be made clear. Even in our relationship and worldly affairs there are loads of things that we believe to be true, doesn't ask for any logic for there certification.


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    Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) 16 months ago

    Maybe revelation. Could it actually be the touch of the hand of God that inspires some believers?

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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    Thanks gm , it seems, from all those points, the human conscience has no role to play, a person seems to be quite receptive to positive and negative religious shades, I think a person can be judgmental to accept the truth.


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    Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) 16 months ago

    Hey Stella it is really cool that Christians disagree with Christians and Atheists disagree with atheists. Constantly looking and reaching for more is so human and it is great we get that by questioning each other.

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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    Thanks Ruby. It's amazing that a person not only denies the existence of God but lives a happy and prosperous life like theist. There should be some sound reasons behind an atheist's beliefs.


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    Damian (Damian10) 16 months ago

    Maybe you should try history and archaeology. How does one discount what the history and archaeology tells us?


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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    Stacy, if hypocrisy in religious system is compelling to seek an alternative than why not one ends with a faith better than that? If not does it mean that there is nothing like truth in the world?

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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    Lois, you mean to say the familial background plays an important role for a person to be theist or atheist, right? There are chances that he may become even a polytheist as it can be easily perceived if the family members happens to be polytheists?


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    Damian (Damian10) 15 months ago

    Man,

    You actually bring up some pretty good points, however, what do you do with the history and the archaeology?

    Christ taught about love and forgiveness. The world just does not seem to get it. Even being a

    Christian religion can be a danger


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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    Thanks venkar sir, the reasons sounds good that over the period of time the charm in the god-belief loses its shine and a person prefer to be atheist, why don't he think of searching for a new God?


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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    So realistic Thomas. Then what actual are the causes for staying like that, it's been so long I think.


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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    McNabb just wanted to know how did you conclude that there are no gods to attribute the creation? I would be interesting to know your findings on that.


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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    Ronnie, If soul is believed to be immortal than why is that we have states of satisfaction and confusion? Why is that we tend to appreciate the good and condemn the bad. I think the soul is being missed with its link to the very nature.


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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    What is the progress of that journey of evolution, and how do they satisfy their subconsciousness of the soul are the points demand an explanation from you Oya


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    Damian (Damian10) 16 months ago

    That is why faith is downright beautiful and certainly can be. Religion on the other hand can be and is dangerous. Getting to know God is really amazing. Man is the one that always gets in the way.

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    Damian (Damian10) 16 months ago

    Logical and rational? Are we really supposed to understand God from our perspective? Far too much coincidence for me personally. I am as much of a realist as you will ever find. Too much evidence for God for me to ignore that. Plus, lived it.

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    OutWest 16 months ago

    from birth? lol But science reveals God's character. It does not deny it


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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    That something startling Virginia, the aspect need to be dealt in detail as how an organized religion does not make any sense?


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    Link10103 16 months ago

    What exactly is preventing the people that think they know the truth from being lied to and misled as well?


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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    I think Yoleen the solution lies in another form of traits, that everyone should believe what his / her inner conscious direct. The path to be followed should be void of ambiguities and confusions, it has to inculcate a sense of satisfaction.


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    Louis Gaetan Rabaud (Louis Rabaud) 16 months ago

    Eliza! why you think Jesus endured so much sufferings and died on the cross.He did it for us sinners as a role model. He knows what you're going through. Here again, why stop something which is good for your sole?


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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    Cazzell you have added an important point to our discussion, that is lack of scientific approach of religion, what does it infer then? Religion should encompass scientific and evolutionary facts or it should get merged in science?


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    Damian (Damian10) 16 months ago

    This Humilty:

    What if He is revealed to you. What then? My Dad should have died from cancer and he did not with no medical explanation whatsoever. That does not make me any different or anymore special than another. That was as real as ever.

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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    Yash you mean to say if miracle doesn't happen a person becomes atheist, it means those who are sticking to their religions are doing so because they have seen the miracles, isn't it?


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    Oztinato 16 months ago

    But this about what really inspires them. There is only one answer: many of them get really inspired about attacking religion with stereotypes


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    Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) 16 months ago

    I wish that were not the case but it is probably true. I just cannot imagine choosing something so important because of other people. But I guess many people live that way.


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    Link10103 16 months ago

    So...scientists know but shun the truth from everyone.

    Yet the truth is visible and available to all.

    So the scientists are idiots then?


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    muhammad abdullah javed (m abdullah javed) 16 months ago

    gohain, in both the cases the intellect of a person seems to be under influence. if it is true, then how come he remain an atheist, why not other thoughts inspire him to go for that?

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    Damian (Damian10) 16 months ago

    Once again you would have to have a total disregard for both history and archaeology.

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    Thomas Swan 15 months ago

    You can see the wind with the correct apparatus. You can determine it's made primarily from oxygen and nitrogen (air). You can determine how the sun causes it. You can see its effects on the trees. A better analogy for God would be unicorns/fairies.

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    getitrite 16 months ago

    Why do believers keep implying that it is PEOPLE'S treatment that has caused someone to become an atheist. that's just plain evading the real answer...which are the beliefs themselves...not the people! We dont believe in your God because it is absurd


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    Damian (Damian10) 16 months ago

    Tarun, very well said. God gives us opportunity all of the time. Whether we see it or not is entirely up to us.

    Blessings.


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