Kendra Willems
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Why would God create a world capable of such horrific natural disasters?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kendra Willems Aug 10, 2012. 4 Replies

Not such an intelligent design, creating a world that frequently slaughters hundreds of thousands of men, women and children. What is the religious excuse for natural disasters?  Continue

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"Welcome to Think Atheist. Thanks for the add."
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Kendra Willems replied to Kendra Willems's discussion 'Why would God create a world capable of such horrific natural disasters?'
"Oh, that just  makes me gag. Thanks though :)"
Aug 10, 2012
Mabel replied to Kendra Willems's discussion 'Why would God create a world capable of such horrific natural disasters?'
"Oh, I can tell you what the bad excuses are. The most popular one is god "allows" these things for "mysterious reasons" because all things work together for good for god's will. Also a lot of times theists will say god…"
Aug 10, 2012
Kendra Willems replied to Kendra Willems's discussion 'Why would God create a world capable of such horrific natural disasters?'
"I agree, there isn't a good excuse. I don't even know what the bad excuses would be, though..."
Aug 10, 2012
Mabel replied to Kendra Willems's discussion 'Why would God create a world capable of such horrific natural disasters?'
"There isn't a good excuse. A good competent God wouldn't have created a world with such possibilities for disaster."
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Why would God create a world capable of such horrific natural disasters?

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Kendra Willems replied to Russell's discussion 'Miracles'
"I always wonder about Jesus's "Miracles". Why did he cure specific peoples with leprosy? What did he did? "I'll cure you, and you annnnnd YOU! The rest of ya'll gotta wait for science!" Why did he not give…"
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Atheist
About Me:
I grew up in a religious family (Christian). I went to church every Sunday as a child and attended summer bible camps. As I look back now though, God to me was really just a Santa Clause that the grown-ups believed in too! So it was fun.

However, just as I outgrew Santa Clause and the Easter Bunny, I outgrew god. I started by being agnostic. A friend introduced me to Taoism and I loved it, it really made sense to me; I found that sense of well-being that I use to find by clinging to the idea of god in Taoism. It really pulled me a
way from the comfort of religion and taught me to find that comfort inside myself. This is what really showed me, it’s all in my head, I AM in control. I spent several years happy in my Taoism bubble without giving religion much more though, or having the need for the label Atheist.

I am lucky to be from the Yukon, it is a very relaxed place and you don’t see a lot of religious extremist type stuff up here. However, as I become more introduced to the reality of religion I become more and more opposed. I truly believe it to be harmful, as I watch the impact it has on politics and human rights. I absolutely identify as Atheist now.
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19-24
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To learn and engage in free/critical thinking
The religion you left
Christian
Why you left your religion.
I out grew God in the same way I out grew Santa Clause.
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A friend recomended it!

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