"Unfortunately, the Oscillating Universe theory seems to have petered out. The most recent observations show that our universe is not only still expanding, but accelerating so that its rate of expansion keeps increasing. This means that it'll…"
"Deism is less irrational than theism, but not rational enough. Nobody knows what was before the big bang, if indeed there was a 'before'. Which means there are any number of possibilities.
It *could* have been a god. But it could also…"
"the idea of such a god, essentially the deist god, is fraught with less difficulties- no virgin births, no walking on water, no water into wine, no feeding the 5000, no resurrection, no ascension, no reading your mind- but it's just as…"
I'm an atheist but once in a while, I sometimes think perhaps such a beautiful universe was created by an extremely powerful sentient being. Although I usually favor a scientific theory like the big bang rather than "a wizard did it".So even though i'm an atheist, I don't find it silly at all for people to believe in god. However, even when I do picture god, I do not think of some infinitely powerful being that knows EVERYTHING and is super benevolent. I picture perhaps a sentient being that…See More
"What if your wrong about God being an benevolent being? What if it turns out hes a jackass like his bible clearly tells us. Hes killed a ridiculous amount of people, hes for slavery, sexual inequality and even Moses has encouraged rape after a…"