Pointy eggs and whales (Evolution)

by Balance_Maintained @, U.S.A., Friday, September 14, 2018, 12:51 (87 days ago) @ GateKeeper

Gatekeeper: I actually am more appalled with people that deny such a notion because of a fear of religion. Why would people suppress such a simple notion because they are afraid of theist?

They aren't afraid of theist, per se, but rather they are afraid of the answer to "what if the theist are right?" If theists are right, then we face accountability for our actions from a source with more authority than ourselves. If the theists are right, then there is some entity that not only has power, but authority. Authority to set and enforce rules, and subsequently reward or punish its subjects for keeping or breaking those rules. That is what they are afraid of.

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What is the purpose of living? How about, 'to reduce needless suffering. It seems to me to be a worthy purpose.


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