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The scariest thing about god is the fact that - strange as it may seem - there are grown-up people that actually believe in him.
Why dont you fear God?
Because the concept of god(s) is an idea of man - there is nothing to fear.
i don't fear what isn't real. if god was real, with the way things happen that he supposebly controls, i'd be terrified of him.
When I studied puritan writing in my American lit class, it became clear early on that the fear of god was a tool used to keep order in a fledgling society. It's helpful, when you have an unstable system of law, to enlist the ultimate policeman/judge to do all the work for you; if you misbehave, you're going to hell. I think that's why atheism is so much more common in modern day society because we now have a complex law system in place that can be followed without the need for a god character. Belief still exists, however, because it provides an easy answer for an impossibly complex question (why are we here or how did we get here?). So, since we have a relatively stable law system, and we have scientific answers, the fear of god has largely become obsolete.
by aka-dj7 years ago
I just posted the below in another thread, but, because it can get lost within all the other posts, I decided to repeat it in it's own new thread.Here it is:I am so amazed!!I look at the human body, and with what little...
by chukra G8 years ago
do you feel that you are so good when talk bad things about atheist. understand yourself first, you have no rights to blame them when you dont realise god yet. if you do realise i BET you will never hate or blame them....
by tjthudium19968 years ago
Do you know why people are racist?
by webpet127 years ago
Moonlake, That is a little rude to say, dont you think?
by maheshpatwal7 years ago
Why we have become so much engrossed to technology that we dont have time for ourselves and...family members?
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