I Defend My Beliefs

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    Why Bad Things Happen

    If theres anything I understand about God better than anything, its why he allows bad things to happen. I'm so, so tired of hearing rude atheists saying stuff like "if God is so loving why do bad things happen to good people?" They could easily figure out the answer to...
    CGFE CGFE
    16-17, F
    2 Responses May 3, 2010

    Evidentialist

    I hold to the key assumptions that the universe exists and that we can learn something about it. Beyond those two basal assumptions, without which we can literally go nowhere, I hold that no idea should be held up as knowledge without the evidence to back it up. The stronger...
    Argonnosi Argonnosi
    26-30, M
    1 Response Aug 9, 2012

    Logically

    I enjoy defending my beliefs. At times it is difficult to defend my beliefs because I do not belong to any religious group so therefore I don't have a book of some sort to provide evidence for what I am saying. I prefer it this way because it's a matter of logically explaining...
    philosophicmyth philosophicmyth
    26-30, F
    Dec 17, 2010

    In Reply To A Post To Mentalgent...

    MentalGent requested I post my perspective on the formation of the Bible - most specifically, the New Testament, - in a separate section, and link it on a board, upon which he and I have engaged in a somewhat heated debate for a couple of days. This is part of a book I endeavor...
    angelsofhope2008 angelsofhope2008
    26-30, M
    9 Responses Feb 28, 2011

    You Know It...

    If you try to insult me of my beliefs I will fire back. I don't like intolerance of religious beliefs, race, gender, sexuality, anything. I will defend my beliefs and I am a good arguer. I won't hold my tounge. Fight me if you dare.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Oct 17, 2009

    I Have Been A Target

     and i have fought back.these know-it -alls .i don`t belive in attacking someone`s beliefs,or race.that is what weak minded people do.and i do not judge people for what they may say.i judge them by their actions.i have been attacked because i  belive that many of todays...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    36-40
    1 Response Jan 15, 2010

    My new found beliefs are based on my

    experiences over the last few years. Some would call that synchronicity, but I believe it's more than that. The experiences I've had have all pointed me in the same direction. To me, they have been too many and too specific to be purely random. It's hard to explain the nature...
    DavidG1986i DavidG1986i
    26-30, M
    Oct 18, 2015

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    I respect other peoples' beliefs, so why can't they respect mine? I find it a bit offensive. Sorry you feel the need to save my soul. I didn't realize I was that bad of a person.
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