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God Not Found

Open Discussions => Atheism Discussions => Atheism/Religion Videos => Topic started by: Unbeliever on May 27, 2018, 03:25:04 PM

Title: The Greatest Insult
Post by: Unbeliever on May 27, 2018, 03:25:04 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttevamkS6gw


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Even though Iím a nonbeliever, would I be scared to learn that God really does exist? No. Far from it. The belief that God desires praise, worship, and violent retribution, comes from a lack of understanding about what itís like to be an enlightened being. It is ignorance projecting ignorance.

The theist view of God is actually far more insulting than the atheist view. It is commonly held that the atheist is the offensive one, that the nonbeliever must walk on eggshells, and be considerate of the beliefs of others. That seems backwards to me. What if there is a god and that god is offended at the thought of people believing he desires worship and praise, demands it even, for eternity - like some petty narcissist? What if that god is disappointed in those who expected him to torture their enemies? What if the believers and the nonbelievers are made to face their creator, and it is the believers who must answer for their offensive beliefs? Even if thatís the case, I donít think any of us would have anything to worry about, believer and nonbeliever alike, because any mind capable of creating this universe would be enlightened to the point of being beyond such petty concerns.