Unfortunately, "God" always has to modify his/her beliefs because of science. God and his/her religion always fights science but then eventually adopts science's findings. The Church fought against the Earth being round, the Sun was the center of our solar system and women's rights.
I do not believe in any single god as he/she doesn't exist in my world.
But the great thing about the infinite consciousness of the Universe, our worlds are different. God may exist in your world but can not exist in mine at the same time.
Not sure this is accurate. I think the lack of evidence to support evolution has made Science create the "intelligent design" theory. Creation alone proves God existence. God Himself never bothers to argue He exists. He knows he IS. It is a fact. There is only one place the Bible says "there is no God" and that is in Psalm 14:1
But what is real? Just because one person's sense of what is real is different to another, doesn't mean it doesn't exist.
When talking about biology, you dismiss that which is metaphysical. Yet there are many many people who have tangible tactile metaphysical experiences not measurable as yet by physical instruments. The concept of subtle bodies and subtle perception is very real and yet to those who don't have the experience, it is dismissed as biologically impossible.
Forget belief - have experiences. One thing missing when a person logically and rationally categorizes and explains the mysteries of the universe to the human's in this world - unless they are able to have sentient experiences, they are deluding themselves with their own minds. The mind is a trickster and full of pitfalls in perception. Standpoint turns intellect and the mind into a kaleidoscope of possibilities where philosophers muse for lifetimes; So much so they become a tag team of musers as the answers are never forthcoming.
Hmmmmm! Is that what I intended for that to mean? Not really, but that's what you got from it. Hence your perception of meaning, and a good example of how people perceive written words to align with their own intellect, their limited or expanse of consciousness.
Everything that happens in your life happens for a reason. If you haven't figure that out for yourself, then I am glad I could help.
The 'reason' might not be known to you, but it doesn't stop you from learning. The whole point of life is knowledge and understanding.
Plain and simple. You are to absorb as much knowledge as you can about the people who live among you. You are to be honest with yourself and in your dealings with others. You are to value and protect your life and others. Through doing this you gain 'understanding' wisdom.
Anything outside of that- is irrelevant.
Upon realizing this- it leaves no room for 'god' at all.
Current knowledge does have limits. Allot of the real good stuff was lost or destroyed and is not found in books. However, the ability to learn is only limited by our imaginations, or lack of imagination.
It's interesting though as to why the need to believe knowing it comes from man,people, humans.
I have one question,
if GOD was the real deal and created everything , then he did it for us, his people, yes?
So why would he ever want people to doubt his existence when he could clear up all these questions and confirm he is real by telling us. Why the anonymity when he supposedly has the power to do anything.
You think he would put all these various people who search their lifetimes at ease and then everyone would be on the same page. It is irrelevant if I believe in GOD, it is irrelevant if I demand truth because my beliefs are mine and until a GOD of some being has the balls to show up I choose to not even question the matter.
That probably made no sense.
Bottom line I don't need proof because I don't require proof.
look at it like a fish in the sea or an ant or a bacteria. a higher being does not need to make his presence known nor does it make peace with the lower species nor does it need to be "kind". it's we that think that "it" needs to have a human concept in order for us to accept. "it", god, may exist or may not, it is beyond our comprehension.
I think that God recieves pleasure from all of his creations. As I gain pleasure from all of his creations. I do have my favorites though and I am sure that God does also. My favorites include T bone cooked to 125 degrees, Cold beer, and chocolate chip cookies..... And Sex.
Jewls said Current knowledge does have limits. Allot of the real good stuff was lost or destroyed and is not found in books. However, the ability to learn is only limited by our imaginations, or lack of imagination.
I always look forward to your coments. Simple and to the point. Easy to understand IF a person WANTS to understand.
Wow, that's limiting considering you are as great as God is. As long as you feel lesser than, you always will be lesser than. Go inside deeper and you will find gems you never thought existed. You will NEVER find the richness of 'god' or the fulfillment you seek externally.
Hey guys. I know I'm kinda late into this but could you help an old Welshman out. I mean I'd love to get involved but I don't understand the question and I have never had it explained to me. I know what "Believe" means and I know what "in" means but what does "Believe in" mean? The phrase doesn't really make sense.
a very good question. When I used the phrase 'believe in', I meant the complete trust /conviction. Do you believe in (sorry again the same phrase) the existence of God (or some power or brain above the human brain) ? I am exploring the motivation of people who believe and the people who don't.
Thank you for engaging me in this question. It is one that I have dificulty with. When you say that "Believe in" means having complete trust and confidence in, then you imply that the person you are questioning already has a conviction that your God exists. Without that prior conviction total trust and confidence would be impossible. Do you see my dificulty here? The statement "Do you believe in the existence of God?" seems like a contradiction in terms. Speaking for myself, (Because you asked) I do not have a belief system nor do I have faith. I am a polytheist honoring the ancient Gods and Goddesses of my ancestors. I follow this spiritual path, not because I look for a reward in this life or the next, but because it fills a deep spiritual need within me. I do not have 10 commandments, I just have one. Do No Harm.
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