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Old 01-26-2015, 08:43 AM
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I think that the question of why people are committing acts of terrorism is very separate from the question of whether there exists a God - no matter if it's viewed from a spiritual or more scientific angle.

It can definitely be said that people are using religion as an excuse to commit horrible acts, but that says more about the people than the beliefs. Looking at larger, organized religions most people interpret these beliefs as a message of peace and understanding - unfortunately the extremists make themselves far more noticed.

In either case arguing the existence of God feels like somewhat of a moot point, since in the end it comes down to belief - not justification. The very concept of God is a very immaterial one, it's a question of what you personally think. I say, if the belief in a God makes millions of people see hope every day, it can only be a great thing. Whether it's provable or not is of lesser importance.
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