Why is it so hard for some people to believe that we have a creator when in fact everything comes from someone or something?


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Matt Radiance Profile
Matt Radiance answered

There's a few more why:

-Why is it hard for some people to believe that everything is about quantum, DNA, energy, evolution, & there's no creator at all? When the examples & evident is overwhelming.

-Why when evidence of evolution overwhelming & the thing is religious people don't want to see it, & it's simply fine " everyone has their own belief" but when someone can't believe god, it's not fine at all! Blind foolish lost poor people! EH! ?

-Why "some" religious people won't leave other opinions & beliefs alone?

-Why some people can't understand everyone has their own belief & if we live our own lives we can progress more than seeking to see what others believe & feel self-bothered ! ?

-Why some people can't understand that "some other" people prefer to have no religion instead of having religion & learning to be selfish to say "My religion is the only truth" Christians: The truth is in bible,  Muslims: The truth is Quran, Jewish: The truth is in Torah, even religions fights with each other, some people don't want that. Because

We are all humans until:

Race disconnected us / politics divided us / wealth classified us / & (Religions separated us)  yeah...

John McCann Profile
John McCann answered

Because there is not a scintilla of evidence for this creator, just specious arguments that are shouted ceaslessly by believers until the only ones they convince are themselves.

otis otiscambell Profile

Otis and god created as I know him create some fine shine

Yo Kass Profile
Yo Kass answered

I guess it's not so much the struggle to believe that we were created by something or someone, I think most people acknowledge they didn't just appear on this planet from thin air.

It's more about the how or why that there remain open questions...

The big bang theory and evolution do make a compelling argument in my opinion.

Conversely, I always wonder how people manage to have complete faith in religion when their very definition of faith seems to imply believing in something even when there is no conclusive evidence. Surely, no matter how strong their trust in what they've been taught, people have a natural instinct to be inquisitive and mindful of alternatives?

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John McCann
John McCann commented
" The big bang theory and evolution do make a compelling argument in my opinion. "

This implies two things; that an argument could be made in opposition to these theories and that your opinion is of any influence on these theories.

Scientists argue, but theories are only modified by new evidence. Both theories are useful models aside from the opinions of anyone, especially the opinions of believers.

I never give a believer an inch lest they take a mile.
Nov Noveltman
Nov Noveltman commented
Evolution may be a "scientific theory", and it is, but one person trying to convince another will always be "making an argument". Referring to such a discussion as an argument in no way undermines evolution's prominence as the most important scientific theory ever.
John McCann
John McCann commented
No, they won't. I lay out the evidence for evolutionary theory. You accept it if you are a rational person, you reject it ( regardless of overwhelming evidence ) if you are a creationist. Regardless, presented with the evidence means you convince yourself. Not my job to " sell " what is already sold.

Argument is reserved for philosophy and those that are experts in the field of evolutionary theory. I may argue with a colleague about the influence of epigenetics on trait expression, but we will not be arguing about the basics; the theory of evolution by natural selection.

There is no argument there. Just as there is no argument between evolutionary biologists on evolutionary theory and creationists. The argument is whether these lack wits will be allowed to insert this nonsense into school curriculum.
Walt O'Reagun Profile
Walt O'Reagun answered

Personally ... Because I investigated numerous religions, and I found they all have the same amount of scientific evidence ... And it all amounts to "confirmation bias" by the believers.

Pepper pot Profile
Pepper pot answered

The definition of Creator means "coming from something or someone," however I think the association of creator with a god or gods is why unbelievers steer clear of the word.

In late middle english create means "to form out of nothing, usually in relation to a divine presence or supernatural being," from Latin creare.

Benjamin Coleman Profile

Why is it so hard to accept that not everyone has the same beliefs, and that being condescending isn't going to make them change their minds.

Deston Elite Profile
Deston Elite answered

I admit, there MAY be a creator. I just don't believe in one. The universe is a vast and amazing place. While our world has certain scientific laws (such as gravity, etc), there are other planets and solar systems that do not follow the same scientific laws. What may be true for Earth may not be true for another planet. I do think there is a possibility of a creator; I mean, anything is possible in the vast universe. However, the possibility that humans have found this creator (if there is one) and understands that creator, is a barely existent possibility.

Charles Davis Profile
Charles Davis answered

Science does not teach that the universe came from nothing. It's called "Ex Nihilo" from nothing. The only ones that teach that are fundamental  Christians, "God spoke" everything into existence, in other words he created everything into existence from nothing. And that also is not what the bible says, it is a inaccurate translation of the Hebrew, and a mis-reading by believers.

As far as God goes I agree with  Kaywinnet Frye, there is no evidence for any God, gods, or supernatural beings of any sort.

DAG NAB IT, I answered this question before I saw it by an anony-mouse.

Cookie Hill Profile
Cookie Hill answered

To acknowledge that there is a Creator it would mean they would have to answere to God for decisions they have made, and they do not want him to tell them how to live their lives.  The fool hath said in his heart, there is no God." Psalm 14:1 King James Verson.

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Charles Davis
Charles Davis commented
That is soooo not true, they may tell you that from the pulpit, but it's more confirmation bias speaking, rather then common sense.
Darik Majoren
Darik Majoren commented
While I cannot speak for many, and can speak for some . . . of all the Atheists I have been privileged to call "Friend" (both in real life and online), none disregard the concept of God, simply to "Get away with it." . . .
You will find the logic and reason that abounds from these individuals far exceed the reasoning giving in the archaic writings of primitive man.
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Darik Majoren answered

You lose ground instantly when you apply this logic - " ...Everything comes from someone or something..." - to your own depiction of a God who always was... But you see that now, don't you?

AnnNettie Paradise Profile

A prominent reason is that such persons do not wish to be accountable to God’s laws. They want to be free to pursue their selfish, independent course without the restrictions that God’s laws would place upon them. (Ezekiel 9:9) Another factor is because of pride. They want God to act as they see fit. And when he does not, they presumptuously criticize, find fault with God, and even attack his existence. They are not willing patiently to learn how and when God will remedy man’s ills, in His own time and in His own way. By their lack of faith and Bible knowledge, they reveal themselves to be counterparts of the religious leaders to whom Jesus Christ said: “You know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God.” (Matthew 22:29)

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Walt O'Reagun
Walt O'Reagun commented
You will find that most Atheists actually know the Bible better than Christians.
Darik Majoren
Darik Majoren commented
"They want to be free to pursue their selfish, independent course without the restrictions that God’s laws would place upon them." - Yes and no.
"Selfish" as identified by myself as Self Survival IS a very good reason to base one's actions. Independent Course should be EVERYONE'S reasoning when regarding Reason, Empathy and Reciprocity . . . find that which works for you WHILE benefiting mankind.
There are no restrictions of God's law, since early man was responsible for it's inception . . . so the term "God's Law" is simply NOT a thing . . . just a label early man put on the thing in hopes of some supernatural validation . . .
ZombieE Lee Profile
ZombieE Lee answered

This question is just asking for a fight. If you want to have an honest religious discussion go ahead but don't go around looking for a fight. This is why nobody believes that religious people are discriminated against, because of fish-bait questions like this. No offense but this really is a half-hearted attempt at causing trouble.

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sm cl answered

Imho: It's difficult, and at times impossible, for many to accept something they cannot have physical interaction with. There is also the school of thought that some don't want to be held accountable to a divine being, and I'm sure that applies to some. But there are also the individuals who just don't see credence in the thought that a comparatively omnipotent being created the physical universe, then left his creation to their own devices. Still yet there are those who've held theist beliefs and have been wronged by religious/secular institutions and have lost faith. There are many points of validity from both sides of the table.

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