I know there are too many people in the world who would like to debate the existence of God. I am not one of them. I believe it is better to bet that he does exist. Because to believe that he does not exist is not a risk free idea.
In case he does exist..and in case there is re-birth..or I do end up meeting him once I die…the pay off is too damn high being an atheist and there is no upside at all…that is sad.
Here is a small story…again as usual stolen from God’s own creation ..nothing original as usual..
A man went to a barbershop to have his hair cut. As the barber began to work, they began to have a good conversation. They talked about many things. When they eventually touched on the subject of God, the barber said, “I don’t believe that God exists.”
“Why do you say that,” asked the customer.
“Well, you just have to go out in the street to realize that God doesn’t exist. Tell me, if God exists, would there be so many sick people? Would there be abandoned children? If God existed there would be neither suffering nor pain. I can’t imagine a loving God who would allow all these things.”
The customer thought for a moment but didn’t respond. The barber finished his job and the customer left the shop. Just as he left the barber shop he saw a man in the street with long, string, dirty hair and an untrimmed beard. He looked dirty and unkept. The customer turned back and entered the barbershop again and he said to the barber, “You know what? Barbers do not exist.”
“How can you say that,” asked the surprised barber. “I am here, I am a barber and I just worked on you!”
“No!” the customer exclaimed. “Barbers don’t exist because if they did there would be no people with long dirty hair and untrimmed beards like that man outside.”
“Ah, but barbers do exists! What happens is people don’t come to me.”
“Exactly,” affirmed the customer. “That’s the point! God, too, does exist! What happens is people do not go to Him or look for Him. That’s why there’s so much pain and suffering in the world.”
ps: Like all MCP men I also believe that God is white, wears white robes and is a Man. If I meet a black woman who has some physical challenges, I will not recognize her. So believing has to be backed by recognising. I may fail the recognition test. Alas!
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