Do you believe in god?

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07-15-2017, 02:21 AM
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(12-22-2016, 02:39 PM)bpseudopod Wrote:
(12-20-2016, 12:03 PM)moeki Wrote: i, um... i believe that everything is subjective and relative and that there is no objective reality. so, um, i believe that anyone's beliefs are true for them and that objectivity doesn't exist. but to me, nature is so much more worthy of worship than any self-imposed deities. *blushes* i'd call myself a pagan. w-well, um, i think that if nature is a deity it's an unconscious one. b-but, like, if we take off our clothes we're all made of skin, if we take off our clothes we're all equal. i think everyone is connected to each other by or through nature. and that that's more important than creating a symbol to worship. *blushes and hides*

You ever heard of Spinoza?

Spinoza.... god "trapped" in material reality, being a substance that subsists on its own...
that's Materialism, or putting it aside, denial of freedom.
ka-ká, funny how Moeki resorted to relativism
no offense, but... if anyone's belief are true, and my belief is that yours is not... which one s the valid one?
>Relativism doesn't sustain itself, Boom
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07-15-2017, 02:23 AM
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(11-27-2016, 03:03 AM)GlassMoon Wrote: I'm an atheist but everyone always thinks I'm religious because I'm highly interested in religion's effect on history and art. I've probably read the bible more than any of my Christian friends lol.

Can relate, agnostic doe
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07-15-2017, 02:38 AM
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(03-02-2016, 08:27 PM)Yoko Wrote:
(03-02-2016, 08:15 PM)akiram13 Wrote: I find it troubling that a lot of people do not have belief in GOD. Is anime or the virtual world more believable?

That's a bit of a weird comparison, the anime world isn't really something you believe in, but just a form of entertainment.

weird indeed, but not completely wrong...
if you choose to "believe" in anime, and accept it as part of your reality (cosmovision), whilst denying "God"(who/what, by the way hasn't been defined by akiram) the condition of real, you are most probably doing so because you have "a reason to believe": your senses.
you can watch anime, and other people do so, so it's not only in your head, is it?
and yes, that would eventually lead you to deny realities (realities not real to you, btw) that fail to fit in a material plane, and to accept matter (substance) as the last instance of existence, uncaused, and with intrinsic properties of absolute necessity for reality to be real.
hence, concepts such as "Mind" "Conscience" and eventually "Freedom" would be pure sh*t, perhaps society's constructs, perhaps not.
>if we are cause by the interactions of matter only, are we really the cause of our actions, thinkings, and feelings?
>the answer is no.
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07-23-2017, 01:29 AM
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I believe god exist but he/she probably is just spectating us without any sort of manual interference.

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07-23-2017, 11:41 AM
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Yeah, I think there's something out there overseeing nature and physics and all. Dunno what it's like or if it even cares about human happiness, but I like to go out on a limb and think it does.

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08-04-2017, 11:47 AM
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Maybe yes, maybe no... agnostic

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08-08-2017, 03:31 PM
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I just believe in me... Yoko and me
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09-21-2017, 08:45 AM (This post was last modified: 09-21-2017, 08:45 AM by Infamia.)
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No, God won't ever be real to me- it's just as real as religion is. It's words, it's theory and it's something some people believe because they want to live a life of which they hope has a meaning/worth because a piece of scripture says so. There's a hard truth and there's the hard debate of whether religion is true per se at all. To anybody asking whether the opposite side can provide proof against God not existing, you might just want to rethink your entire argument
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It's like you starting an argument about something, then having somebody go back over your argument completely miss the point of the argument and then ask you to prove your own (moreover correct and credible) argument as if there's any significance on your point, whereas the other point you're trying to disprove has to prove waaaaay more.

That's just stupid, don't do it.

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09-24-2017, 04:20 AM
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I don't believe in one, but I wish I did. I don't want to think I just won't exist after death. I want to believe there is a reason to be a good person that'd give me some advantage in the after life, but I don't.

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09-24-2017, 06:59 AM
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(09-24-2017, 04:20 AM)sval Wrote: I don't believe in one, but I wish I did. I don't want to think I just won't exist after death. I want to believe there is a reason to be a good person that'd give me some advantage in the after life, but I don't.

I like to believe that this is all just a very intricate VR simulation, and when we die, we'll just take our respective headsets off and be like, "woah, that sucked"

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09-28-2017, 10:07 AM
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(09-24-2017, 04:20 AM)sval Wrote: I don't believe in one, but I wish I did. I don't want to think I just won't exist after death. I want to believe there is a reason to be a good person that'd give me some advantage in the after life, but I don't.

Well you could always think you'll just be reborn and feel the same experience you did in this life when you were born.

but, the sad feeling is that you'll try to think you'll be able to remember everything when you're born again and it doesn't feel right that you're just going to suddenly forget everything and enter into a different life.

jeez i wish i knew everything that everyone before me knew.

maybe i do

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yeah, i do
i also believe in demons and think vampires might be real
paranormal/metaphysical stuff piques my interest
there's no other way to explain my self-experience/past events without god existing
just because you can't perceive it with human senses doesn't mean it ain't real

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11-11-2017, 11:59 AM
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(11-10-2017, 02:50 AM)Saikou Wrote: yeah, i do
i also believe in demons and think vampires might be real
paranormal/metaphysical stuff piques my interest
there's no other way to explain my self-experience/past events without god existing
just because you can't perceive it with human senses doesn't mean it ain't real

I believe in vampires and stuff so that I can believe in my waifu

(unironically, I'm skeptical of paranormal stuff, but I tend to want to believe it's real)
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11-14-2017, 01:29 PM
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God exists and she is a catgirl!

Jokes aside, I don’t think I believe in God per se. I do believe in extradimensional species that are above us (they possess more knowledge and abilities than humans), though.
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