Is life without God possible?

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    It is easy if we assume a God, then we can say that your life starts and ends with God. But what if we assume that there is no god?

    If there is no God, then your life starts and ends with your parents. Obviously it then starts with your parents. Within these constraints, everything that happens in your life that your parents don't control is selfish.

    Every life has a dependency on its environment, and the individual personal capability of the life itself. So an atheistic imposition demands, that the parents also control all aspects of the environment and personal capabilities of the life they start.

    Can this be guaranteed, and maintained continuously and unconditionally? In other words can an atheistic view in a school or family be maintained without failure?

    Discuss.
     
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    Did you extract that conclusion from your ass?

    Discuss what? The basis of your above (intro) conclusion is absurd. That being your foundation of discussion leaves nothing but idiotic bull shit to ponder. You could just as well put on a serious face and claim that life started with the fomentation of a turd from a hummingbird. Shall we start the discussion from there?
     
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    God would take energy
    Evolution would take energy

    Science makes more sense
     
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    Nope! Without God nothing exists.

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    Are you arguing an agnostic approach like buddhism? The OP doesn't exclude that.
     
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    I thought science is only about the hows of the mechanisms of life, not about its decisions.
     
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    I'll accept this...

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    ...as an opening premise as too why God exists.

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    The essence of all life is energy. The parents do not create the energy, nor can they destroy it. Once life (as we think we know it) ends, the energy moves on, continuing to exist. Did some "god" create this energy? There is no evidence that a "god" did so. Nor is there any evidence that a "god" did not do so.
     
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    Parents are there to help their children learn how to control their own environment and capabilities as much as possible. Only a monster would feel obligated to do what you claim. I'm not sure where you got your disgusting ideas, but they are nothing like what Jesus taught.
     
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    First, it is NOT easy "if we assume a God".

    For example look at all the Jews who struggle with a promise of being the "chosen people" versus the holocaust they suffered under Adolf in Germany.

    As to whether there is or is not a God or Gods, this issue has been dealt with extensively by Modern Philosophy. Modern Philosophy started with Rene Descartes.

    As to your question, "what if there is no God?" then you arrive at all sorts of contradictions and paradoxes.

    Ergo it is UNLIKELY that there is no God or Gods.

    Logically speaking there must be a God or Gods to explain the beginning of all things.

    So your question is rhetorical. Since it naturally results in contradictions it is logically illogical.

    This strongly suggests philosophically speaking that there IS a God or Gods.

    Q.E.D.
     

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