Jump to content

A QUESTION !!


Larry

Recommended Posts

Before i ask this Question i first want all to know that as a Catholic i can not comprehend the thought and i'm just curious as to the answer's i might hear so here is the Question..........

WHAT IF ONE DAY IT WAS PROVEN THAT THERE IS NO GOD AND WE ARE JUST A ACCIDENT OF WHAT EVER BROUGHT OUR CREATION........

Link to comment
Share on other sites

The only way to prove that would be if the dead came back to tell us,

and if there was no G OD and this was just an accident,

then the dead wouldn't be coming back

--Thus we could never know if there was a God or not now could we? :wink: (did that make sense?) HA!

Seriously though..I think this is one of the oldest questions in the world that no one can have an answer to, but I am curious as to what others will say too!

But what I do know is that one day I will have the answer- we all will!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I have no religion, per se, but I am FAR from an atheist. I pray all the time - I just don't have a name and a face. I draw from my family's judaism and protestant christianity, my new family's (in-laws)catholicism and the buddhism and other eastern faiths behind the yoga I do.

so for me, the idea that there might not be a deified entity loving and caring for me would be a slight dissappointment, BUT...

love would still be real, and that's good enough for me.

make an sense? I dunno.

xoxo

bunny

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I was raised in a very religious home and never even second guessed the possibility of no God or no hereafter. Then, as I became an adult and ventured out into the world, I would hear this discussed. Although I considered it an interesting topic for discussion, that was all it ever was for me, as my belief in God has always been very strong. I always needed the structured concept of right and wrong, good and evil and God and the devil to keep me straight! When Dennis became ill, I was a very angry person and at times I even became angry with God. I soon got over that. Now, I do believe in God and the hereafter. But, I try to live my life everyday as if that day could be my last. I try to be a good parent, friend and neighbor. I try to follow the Golden Rule. When I lost Dennis, I started to really live like today could be my last!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hmmm interesting question.... I don't think for one minute it would change the way I am, or the way I live my life. I do not live my life because of the promise of a "hereafter" I live my life because of a promise of a "today". I was raised Irish Catholic and have a very strong belief system, but not a "tradional" Catholic one. Being divorced and remarrying changed alot of my views on the church and its man-made rules. I believe God is everywhere, I believe I don't need to go into a building to pray to him. I believe that even if I died tomorrow and found out there was no "hereafter"... I would not regret one minute of the way I lived today.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

"Proof" is something a group of scientists or other fact-based theoretically impartial observers by concensus declare to be, in fact, true.

What constitutes proof is decided, then, by men.

What constitutes Faith, however, is up to man.

Interestingly enough, when scientists get down to the molecular ordering of life, and subatomic string theory, and fractals, and things of such detail and order and beauty many of them will tell you that their faith in God is increased. I know mine was.

I bet Mamma Gump had something pithy to say about the nature of "proof".

XOXOX

MaryAnn

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.