An Agnostic ponders religion.

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    And yet when I didnt know whether there as a God, it was studying the scriptures and daily prayer that led me to some of my first revelations and a witness
     
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    So you hate all of us not the Nazis....
     
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    All being false is impossible.

    If you have one belief that God is real and another that He isnt they cant both be false
     
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    Is that a joke? Of course its possible. Just as all the versions of greek mythology -- and there are many -- are all false.

    You only think it impossible because you are certain that your preferred little magical fetish is the correct one. Of course, it's also a myth.

    That isn't what we were talking about.
     
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    To me, it's a bad idea to look at a man then say, "This man is bad, so that I don't believe God".
    Basically, how bad a man is has nothing to do with how true God is.
     
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    I agree with your remark. However, it is perfectly natural to reject a religion, and it's concept of god if that religion uses their concept of god to justify the actions of that bad man. Any religion that justifies bad behavior is a false religion, headed by a false god.
     
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    You used the word "any" and therefore your statement is false. If Buddhist are correct there is a heaven realm filled with many gods whom may have followers here. I doubt "good intentions" is a requirement for a god title.
     
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    Good intentions might not be a requirement for a god title, but it is certainly valid grounds to reject a religion or god that condones bad intentions.
     
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    This is a rude and ignorant simpleminded point of view. Educate yourself as you are new to the world of faith...You seem to be god shopping at the discount store...
     
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    Can you think of a more rational way to shop for a god? There is no verifiable reason to believe in any one of the hundreds or thousands of gods on the market. Who says a discount god might not be just as good as one of those high priced ones?
     

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