Davis James
Davis James thanked Nov Noveltman's answer

Depends on the answer to the following question.

"How old are you?"

If you are under a certain age, with religious parents who fearfully indoctrinate the only people gullible enough to accept the nonsense they peddle in a desperate attempt to ensure the next generation keeps making the same mistakes? I'm not going to tell you the … Read more

Davis James
Davis James thanked Tom Jackson's answer

Let me answer your questions in reverse.

Is God real?---my answer is "yes", I think so"---and I think that for numerous reasons.

Many will say "no" also for numerous reasons.

Either they are right or I am right---God's existence is not contingent upon what any human thinks or believes about His existence.

Who is God?    Well, any God … Read more

Davis James
Davis James thanked Pepper pot's answer

I believe in something or else they'd be nothing. Goodness and mind none of which can be seen or measured, love cannot be measured either.

 If I watch TV it tends to be along the lines of David Attenborough, humans living in diverse settings or history. What have I learned? That mankind is unnatural in its … Read more

Davis James
Davis James thanked Ray Dart's answer

Men make gods, not the other way around, this accounts for the large number of different gods in different ages and cultures.

If you can't explain something, invent a god who made it. Don't like the idea of dying? Invent an afterlife.

Inventing a deity solves SO many problems.