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ihavenobias Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-31-08 07:36 PM
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129. That's fine
Edited on Sat May-31-08 07:44 PM by ihavenobias
You don't have to.

I just don't see the leap (logical or illogical) from "not everything comes down to equations" to "all knowing, omnipresent being who's got my back assuming I devote my life to him OR who makes me burn for eternity if I don't".

I'm open to the idea that there is a "something" out there, but not that the "something" is a rather clearly defined bearded guy who monitors our actions and has our best interest at heart.

Why do people assume that if there is a higher power that he/she/it ("it" is more appropriate IMO because I don't picture this supreme being with genitals) is benevolent as opposed to malevolent or more likely, indifferent?
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