Should I believe in God?
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For me it was all about how the universe started; one camp (and I’m not referring to the Biblical God here) believes in intelligent design, the other believes everything came out of nothing. No matter how hard I try I can’t get myself to believe that everything came out of nothing, out of nowhere, out of no-thing. My mind rejects the idea no matter what I do. So it’s intelligent design for me but for others the idea of this enormous thing having been created by something is ridiculous so they choose the Big Bang. Either way no matter what camp you choose you will just have more questions; if it was intelligent design, then who designed the designer? If it was the Big Bang, what was the driving force that set it off? Try not to think about this stuff too much, you’ll go mad if you do.
I suppose you could ask why I believe in God if I think it is irrelevant. What I do think is relevant is how people treat each other and finding a psychological balance, both through introspection and logic. I have seen some Atheists doing better at this that religious people. But me believing in God is only because I have explored it as a curiosity and felt something, there is nothing wrong with exploring themes, no matter how relevant they are here on the ground in our every day lives, and finding an understanding in it.
But my idea of God is a non-linear, non-local consciousness and the definitions of the description are not fixed, let alone defining the actual phenomena with certainty. It is more knowing something undefined or feeling it in all emotion. But I think the main reason God is relevant is because people insist it is, but it is possible to find psychological balance and a motivation to treat others well without linking everything through a source, people have done so without any concept of the devine before.