"W413, Honestly, you sound like you think you're going to live forever. Do you put your 'end' out of your mind? Embrace the here and now, today's achievements. You need a little art and self-actualization, a little current science, and an acceptable God concept, and you'll be fortified against the oblivion to come."
Oh, good grief. That's Pascal's Wager. Pure BS. There's no evidence to support the idea that a god, any god exists, much less what the nature of said god is like. "Believing" in a god just in case is nothing but brown nosing to an authority figure who may or may not actually be watching. Furthermore, not only does it make the unsupported assumption that said authority figure is, in fact, watching, but it goes on to assume that said authority figure is going to punish you if you don't believe in it. It completely ignores the possibility that, for example, the god who actually rules the universe prefers skepticism and reasoning to displays of faith and punishes those who believe without evidence while rewarding those who require verification. Or the possibility that the god that does exist is actually Zeus, and boy is he ever pissed at Christians for destroying so many of his temples and failing to uphold his holy days- have fun in Tartarus. Or an infinite number of other possibilities.
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