Convince Me There Is A God


First, I’m not against the kind, honest people, normally associated with religion. I’m merely attempting to show why I’m not sold on the religion theory itself. My goals are not to destroy the church, or the belief in God, either of which I couldn’t do anyway. I’m only attempting to explain why I don’t believe in god or any other gods for that matter. On the contrary, I’m glad to see many cars parked outside the local church building on Sunday morning. At least I know the people there won’t be breaking into my house while I’m out shopping! This document is solely for the purpose of explaining my personal position on the theory of religion. As for the questions, please try to answer ...

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Using the paradox “it’s true, because the bible tells me so!” doesn’t hold water. To create a document, then within the document itself, proclaim all that’s written within the document is true, proves nothing! Without outside evidence to substantiate the text, it’s still just text. Of course, everything written within “Convince me there is a god!” is true beyond all doubt. All words written here are fact and actually happened. Will you actually believe everything written within this document just because the document tells you its true? Certainly not, that would be foolish! Isn’t it just as foolish to believe all accounts written in the bible because the bible tells you the bible is true?

"If the Bible is true, certainly Adam was the first man; consequently, we know, if the sacred volume be true, just how long man has lived and labored and suffered on this earth. The church cannot and dare not give up the account of the creation of Adam from the dust of the earth, ...

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did he give Adam testes at the start unless he already knew he would have to create Eve also? Why not just create the two of them (Adam and Eve) at the same time? What use are male reproductive organs without the complimentary female ones?

Eve

Why did god create Eve from one of Adam’s ribs? He created Adam from dust , what’s the big deal about creating another one without having to do a bit of surgery on poor old Adam? You’d think an omnipotent being would be a bit more organized….(and of course there’s the story of Lillith – Eve was not the first woman, she came in second (or maybe even third…)).

Death

Was there any form of death before “the fall”? If there was not, ...

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