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Question everyone and everything....parents, teachers, employers and especially leaders of all types and genres
“Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent.Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent.Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil?Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?” Epicurus, 341–270 BC
Therefore, if you say that free will doesn’t exist, then there is no such thing as “evil.” Which makes Epicurus’ statement nonsensical.
9) Why socialism ends up either in Economic Disarray and Oligarchy, or a Cult-like Tyranny without exception.
natural disasters creating misery, which has nothing to do with my free will and me doing the right things.
Neither good nor evil, just what is.
God then is neither force for good nor evil.
God is a gentleman. He won’t force himself on us.
Gentleman is supposed to help those in distress.
Ohio State University researchers analyzed the obituaries of over 1,000 Americans across the country and found that, taking into account the sex and marital status of those who died, those who had religious affiliations lived an average of four years longer than those who didn’t.“Religious affiliation had nearly as strong an effect on longevity as gender does, which is a matter of years of life,” said Laura Wallace, a doctoral student in psychology at The Ohio State University and the lead author of the study.
And do you always want help when you’re having a hard time?
Who cares as long as God is on your side
The biggest benefit is probably a sense of community, something totally missing from the liberal globalist mindset, which puts the individual above the community at all times.
The benefits of being an atheist are:
Religion is not required to get that sense of "community" when a group of people are abused, controlled, ethnically cleansed, harassed, systematically fucked over etc. by another group for decades and generations.
Otherwise, you're left in a state of perpetual tribal warfare.
That's why it's such a powerful evolutionary force
EBGuy saysThat's why it's such a powerful evolutionary forceThat would be science where you can not just make up shit as you go along
It is required to transcend family and clan boundaries.
Pax Romana and now US are not based on religion. Neither is most of Europe
Which is pretty much the current state of affairs both in the U.S.
Anyone else want to add to the list of things Kaki won’t ever question?
Take a deep breath my friend. The United States isn't in a state of perpetual tribal warfare