Believing In God Essays and Term Papers

  • Atheism - 1

    I believe that there is no God. I’m beyond atheism. Atheism is not believing in God. Not believing in God is easy — you can’t prove a negative, so there’s no work to do. You can’t prove that there isn’t an elephant inside the trunk of my car. You sure? How about now? Maybe he was just hiding before....

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  • Pascal's Wager

    that believing in a God is more rational than not believing. Blaise’s own work called “Pascal’s Wager” was made to argue the case that believing in God is way more rational than not believing in a God. In “Pascal’s Wager,” he has one main argument when it comes to claiming that believing in God is more...

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  • bob is cool

    guess insightful is the word I am looking for. Tozer explains faith as seeing God. Not physically though. Believing is shown as seeing something. So picture having faith like a second set of eyes in our soul and having faith in God is setting those eyes on him and his will. This portion of the book has helped...

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  • English

    There Is No God Penn Jillette essay “ There Is No God, ” states that he doesn’t believe in such a God. Jillette uses his own thoughts and credibility to make his audience search for an answer if God truly exists. Jillette took his atheism a step further and explained why he didn’t believe in god. In november...

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  • Pascal's Wager

    rational to believe in God. After explicating the argument, I will state my objection to this argument. This argument has many flaws, but in focusing on a few different situations, I will explain how the argument overlooks those who may live a moral life but not believe in God, such as people who only...

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  • Critique on Blaise Plascal’s Pragmatic Argument

    (Thought), Pascal mounted a philosophical work where we can see the pragmatic argument on God. These arguments are not arguments for the proposition that God exist; it only laid down the idea that believing that God exist is rational. In this case, it is parallel to the idea the movie entitled Castaway...

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  • Lab Report on Chemistry 205

    According to Plantiga, "if god exists, we are warranted in believing that our belief in god is the result of instilling in us a means of coming to know him." According to Plantiga's statement, we believe what we were instilled to believe. The only reason we believe in God is because we grew up on coming...

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  • Was Jesus "Son or Prophet"?

    Prophet? Who is God is in life? The religion of Christianity and Islamic religion differ in many ways of who God is based on their beliefs. These two religions differ the most on what they believe about Jesus, one religion believes that he was the Son of God, while the other believing that he was just...

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  • post lab 3-7

    talking but what is being said. 8. Be creative by being reflective. 9. Praying & studying go hand in hand. IS THERE A GOD? 2 Fundamental Truths : There is an idea of "God" : There is the human mind which poses it. 5 WAYS OF ST. THOMAS AQUINAS : MOTION something that is moving...

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  • What Is Faith?

    mental assent to the truth of a claim, faith as believing that something is true. In Christian terms, this is faith as believing the central claims of the Christian tradition, or faith as believing that Jesus is the only Son of God, or faith as believing that the Bible is true, and so forth. From the...

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  • Belief in God

    Belief In God The question that has been wringing in everyone’s mind is whether to believe God exists and is there any evidence of his existence. The philosopher, William James, taught that our passion decides whether or not to believe in God. He also teaches “ the best things are the more eternal things...

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  • Philsophy: Determinism and Free Will

    Believing in God does not allow for any freedom of action. We cannot act other than the way our beliefs cause us to act. When you believe in God, you follow all of God’s rules. You are made in a way that you are prepared to act, your beliefs define who you are, and your actions are based on your beliefs...

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  • Pascal's Wager

    available evidence and makes and interprets it in a practical way. Pascal takes a pragmatic view and argues that believing in God makes practical sense as the advantages of believing in God far outweighs the disadvantages. Like many others, William Kingdon Clifford, an English philosopher, criticizes...

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  • I Want to Beleive

    I believe that there is no God. I’m beyond atheism. Atheism is not believing in God. Not believing in God is easy — you can’t prove a negative, so there’s no work to do. You can’t prove that there isn’t a beart inside the trunk of my car. You sure? How about now? Maybe he was just hiding before. Check...

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  • Pascal Wager

    famous, among other reasons, for his wager-argument for God. Pascal’s wager treats belief in God as a choice to believe or to not believe. Either God exists or he does not. By believing that he does exist one receives salvation. However, by believing he does not exist one receives eternal punishment. In...

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  • FAITH

    we define faith as believing confidence, happiness, obedience, security. The word of God in the book of Hebrews defines faith as the substance of things chopped for, the evidence of things not seen, faith makes us believe that we can achieve ,acquire or obtain many things we want faith goes far...

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  • Jonathan Edwards

    A Fear Filled Sermon “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”, is a very powerful sermon. It was written in 1741 by a Christian pastor, named Jonathan Edwards (Edwards). Edward was one of the most dramatic pastors of his time. The sermon was preached on July 8, 1741 in Enfield, Connecticut (Edwards)...

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  • Belief in God

    Belief in God Jennifer Bennett 1-28-2013 Belief in God William James believes that, Belief in God does not and should not depend on dispassionate reason. Instead it must depend on the practical difference it makes in our lives. According to James we are justified in believing on insufficient...

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  • Night

    belief in god. He use to be a very religious person and pray every day but after he’s brought to a concentration camp and sees babies being used as target practice his feelings change toward god. He doesn’t understand how god could let this happen. So in this book night Elie starts out as believing in god...

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  • meditations

    Pascal Argues that believing in God is a rational belief because if God exists, one receives eternal life and happiness.   However, if God exists and one does not believe, he/she will receive eternal damnation. Pascal presents a wager in which we must choose whether to believe God exists or choose not...

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