A state of the world in which no one dies or suffers any egregious harm and everyone is reasonable, honest, and compassionate, and more often than not contented. The only known way to achieve this state of the world is through human social and technological progress. We are very unlikely ever to enjoy it. But our descendants millions of years hence might. And what we do now will determine how soon, how likely, and how many in future will enjoy it.
What about Heaven? Please describe Heaven.
The Atheist Perspective
Does any existing Religion of the world allow homosexuality?
Given that some parts of the Bible are literally true and others are metaphors or parables, how do you decide which is which?
What do you think of the new book "The Godless Delusion" by Patrick Madrid and Kenneth Hensley?
Jesus explicitly says "Many will say to ME (Jesus) LORD LORD, on that day... and I will say to them Depart from here ye that work iniquity" Full context Matthew 7:21-23. What is the Christian's response?
What kind of god would give people cancer, aids, epilepsy, emphysema, diarrhea, or any of the other medical problems people get? Why worship a god that isn't good, even if he does exist?
Answers: Muslim, Atheist, Christian
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