Why aren't you a christian? a muslim? a hindu?

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  1. Migodden profile image77
    Migoddenposted 8 years ago

    Hello.
    I am an atheist.
    I happen to believe in ( 0 ) number of gods.
    If you happen to believe in a god, any god can you tell me why you do? If you happen to be a christian for example can you tell me how you know the muslims are wrong about the quran being the word of god? How do you know? If you are a muslim how do you know that the quran is the word of god, and that jesus was infact just a human being. Lastly, how do you proove such a thing as omnipitence (all-knowingness) when the only possiable plane you can proove it by leave a strong chance of error ex:(800-2000 year old books, eye-witnesses) resulting in the countless denominations of all abrahamic religions.

    1. mohitmisra profile image58
      mohitmisraposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I have come across god and there is only god and all religions talk of the same god-The Light. smile

    2. chukra G profile image57
      chukra Gposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      everything is true and at the same time everything is false smile.

      1. chukra G profile image57
        chukra Gposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        and can you figure out to which state it will bring you. i dont know.

    3. EmpressFelicity profile image72
      EmpressFelicityposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Omnipotent = all-powerful

      Omniscient = all-knowing.

      Sorry, my inner dictionary Nazi coming out here.

  2. underhiswings profile image54
    underhiswingsposted 8 years ago

    What is you motive in wanting to know?

    1. Migodden profile image77
      Migoddenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Do I need to have just one? Coudn't I just be asking it for the sake of asking it? Regardless I wanted to get to better know the religious kids ryan is talking about big_smile

      1. quietnessandtrust profile image61
        quietnessandtrustposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        If you do not have a reason, why expect an answer?
        Do you think people have time for such?

        1. earnestshub profile image89
          earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          That is hilarious noisy! Especially as it is You who spend every waking moment hovering over the religious forums! lol

        2. Misha profile image73
          Mishaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          You obviously have lol

    2. AEvans profile image79
      AEvansposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Because they want to start an argument.::::smile

      1. mobilephone guide profile image59
        mobilephone guideposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        hehe sure is

  3. tantrum profile image61
    tantrumposted 8 years ago

    Because it's toooo boring!!!!!!!

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      sandra rinckposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      What?  Man if they made a movie about the entire bible exactly like it is written, you would have a flick that is rated R for extreme and graphic violence and XXX rated for adult sexuality and pornographic content, indecent exposure and habitual drug use. Fiction, yes... boring??? NOOOOO!!!!!!!!

      1. tantrum profile image61
        tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Boooring to follow the rules!

  4. tantrum profile image61
    tantrumposted 8 years ago

    @ Sandra
    I left my autograph in the other thread big_smile

    1. profile image0
      sandra rinckposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I know, I got it!  Thanks. big_smile

  5. profile image0
    ryankettposted 8 years ago

    I dont believe in god because my parents made it clear that I didnt have to. Therefore, I played football on the streets every day like the rest of my mates - whilst the religious kids stayed in being warned about the evils that lurk outside. I went to a church ran youth club, and liked the vicar, played a bit of football there.... but again, all I had to do there was read the Beano or play football.

    Beano & Football

    vs   

    Reading a giant book, written in complicated english.

    I chose the Beano. Might do a hub on that actually, great comic wink

    1. lrohner profile image80
      lrohnerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      You definitely should, Ryan. Sounds like great fun!!

    2. EmpressFelicity profile image72
      EmpressFelicityposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      LOL, your post sums up a lot of English people's attitude to religion in a nutshell. 

      I'm an agnostic.  I suppose it's possible that one day some event in my life (near-death experience, perhaps?) might make me believe in God, but until then - provisionally speaking - it makes more sense to me *not* to believe.

  6. mobilephone guide profile image59
    mobilephone guideposted 8 years ago

    i'm an agnostic theist. the concept of god to me is a synonym of anything i don't know about. it's convenient for me.

    1. Migodden profile image77
      Migoddenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Are you saying that you entitle everything unknown with the label of god? If so isn't the word you use defined too loosely? Also can you alaborate on your position as an "agnostic theist". Do you claim to say there may be a god but you are not certain he exsist? How then are you differn't then someone who said there may not be a god? big_smile Let me know!

      1. mobilephone guide profile image59
        mobilephone guideposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        yes. simple as that. there may be and there may not. i don't claim to know everything.

        1. Migodden profile image77
          Migoddenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Are you 100% certain that I am not a figment of your imagination? The answer offcourse is, no. There is allways a room for error in any calculation, specially in assumptions big_smile. But it doesn't make much sense to agree with EVERYTHING that defys positive evidence can be true. In other words, you don't have to know god doesn't exsist, the meere fact that you don't have any positive evidence leaves you as an atheist, just as much as not having positive evidence against santa claus would leave you an asantaclausist

          1. mobilephone guide profile image59
            mobilephone guideposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            yes, i'm just a spam bot.

            since when does "i don't know" agree on everything?
            do you have proof god or something in a higher level of existence or intelligence doesn't exist? appealing to ignorance. that's the only thing here.

            atheists and theists are on same footing ground. it's either you believe or not. do you believe? yes, you're a theist. no, you're an atheist. we were born agnostics.

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    shinujohn2008posted 8 years ago

    Religions , it is is  a difficult subject and i think it is above our knowledge . At some point of life we have to admit that  there is a super power who controls everything , be it a god or alien.

    1. Migodden profile image77
      Migoddenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Why?

      1. mobilephone guide profile image59
        mobilephone guideposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        why not?

 
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