2 October 2007
Does God Exist?
Throughout history there has always been an impulse to figure out the truth. When one matter is stated to be true, there is always something to provoke a question concerning that truth. Truths including: The Earth being flat, the planets and the stars revolving around the Earth, even where babies come from. All this was at one point given as fact and not truly questioned. Any ideas supported by the church was just written down and left alone. But as human nature has it, as a species we have the never ending urge to question what is given to us. Religion is one great example of an ongoing battle of questioning a greater figure. People claim to be religious, not religious, believers and non-believers, or all in the same. This has led to many questions throughout time of who is doing right or wrong and how people should run there lives. Whether it is the straight and narrow path of god or the questioning presence of science. Surprisingly there are statistics that don’t come out the way one would expect them to. These stats do tend to revolve around the greatest figure in history, god. A great question that has always pondered our minds for as long as people have existed is does god exist? In Todd Moody’s, Does God Exist?, Moody ponders the very question of god’s existence. Even though there is no direct evidence or physical evidence to prove god’s nonexistence, there is enough indirect evidence to help support the fact that god does not exist.
No matter how many people are interviewed for a poll, there are always going to be numbers that don’t seem to add up. Especially with a touchy subject such as religion and the presence of God. Most people would think that people in the United States are extremely religious, with many of the high authoritative figures always using religion as part of their campaign. But surprisingly religion isn’t as high as one would think. Only 86% of people in the...