Back to Home

God & Science Forum Message

Forums: Atm · Astrophotography · Blackholes · Blackholes2 · CCD · Celestron · Domes · Education
Eyepieces · Meade · Misc. · God and Science · SETI · Software · UFO · XEphem
RSS Button

Home | Discussion Forums | God and Science | Post

Be the first pioneers to continue the Astronomy Discussions at our new Astronomy meeting place...
The Space and Astronomy Agora
I`m Sorry You`ve Chosen To Take It As An Attack

Forum List | Follow Ups | Post Message | Back to Thread Topics | In Response To
Posted by S.H. Le on March 19, 2000 10:54:03 UTC

As a former christian and present atheist i completely understand how difficult it is not to take your deepest beliefs personally. True i am an atheist, but it`s merely a classification. I don`t believe in the traditional concept of God ie. all powerful, all good, all compassionate... but i do have faith in the human spirit. This however, does not immediately mean i`m entirely closed to ideas of a "higher power". I`ve wondered what if there is some higher force out there in the vast emptiness that isn`t involved in human affairs, or even a conscious being... just a force. Lets say it created the universe and took off for example (i don`t actually believe this, just making a point), some might consider this God. I think this definition is so far off from the traditional view of God, we might as well call it something entirely different (If it lacks consciousness?). Atheism is quite a broad definition... P.S. Oh sorry if it came across as an attack, i`ve been really stressed out lately, it`s midterm time again. What the hell am i doing here? gotta go.

Follow Ups:

Login to Post
Additional Information
About Astronomy Net | Advertise on Astronomy Net | Contact & Comments | Privacy Policy
Unless otherwise specified, web site content Copyright 1994-2023 John Huggins All Rights Reserved
Forum posts are Copyright their authors as specified in the heading above the post.
"dbHTML," "AstroGuide," "ASTRONOMY.NET" & "VA.NET"
are trademarks of John Huggins