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Featured Can One Get Into Heaven If Not An Atheist?

Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by Revoltingest, Oct 23, 2020.

  1. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Abnormal before it was fashionable
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    If we were to join the gods in a heavenly afterlife, it appears
    that we'd only be allowed to join them if we were interesting.
    A reasonable criterion would be for one to have eschewed
    believing unfounded things about these gods. If one had
    foolishly ascribed false traits to them, this could even offend
    them, perhaps dooming one to oblivion or worse. Thus
    Atheism could indeed be the path to heaven.
     
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  2. Rival

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    As I don't believe in or anything about 99.99% of them, hopefully I'm in!
     
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  3. lewisnotmiller

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    I'd put in a good word for you anyway. Having said that, there might be more criteria than just general non-belief, so perhaps I'd need you to put in a good word for me.
     
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  4. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Abnormal before it was fashionable
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    I'd put in a good word for both of you,
    but I might not be the best reference.
     
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  5. Rival

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    Never did a good deed....but never did a bad one either?? :D
     
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    I mean, there's no indisputable proof that God prefers people of X belief to atheists or favors them.
     
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    Harel13 Am Yisrael Chai
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    Sounds like an exact description of the Greek gods (at least from what I know about them). I'm sure they'd love you up at Mt. Olympus.
     
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  8. Gargovic Malkav

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    Then I hope my attempt at being merciful and tolerant in this life pays off...
     
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  10. Revoltingest

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    I once had the body of a Greek god.
    Alas, now it's just the body of a goddam geek.
     
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    if you can get in the mind, then maybe. but what if you're already there, in your mind?


    dance into the night until the break of dawn.



    shake that money maker



     
  12. ChristineM

    ChristineM "Be strong" I whispered to my coffee.
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    I don't want to go, perhaps i should convert to christianity
     
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  13. ChristineM

    ChristineM "Be strong" I whispered to my coffee.
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    Silenus?
     
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  14. Muffled

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    I believe the following:

    Premise gods are in Heaven - false premise
    Premise gods care if people are interesting - false premise
    no conclusion but it would be false even if there were one.

    Premise angering gods is a criteria for not entering Heaven - false premise
    Atheists don't anger gods - veracity unknown
    Conclusion Atheists get into Heaven - false because the premise is false.
     
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    I don't believe a lack of belief gets you anywhere. It is what you believe that counts.
     
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    I could give you a good word if I thought it would help. The question is: Why do you want to go there?
     
  17. Revoltingest

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    Heaven would have garlic.
     
  18. Revoltingest

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    Sure, why not.
     
  19. Revoltingest

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    To me, the premises aren't even false.
     
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  20. Trailblazer

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    I do not believe that there is a them, only a one true God who rules the heavens and the earth, so if you get in good with Him, you're in! :D
     
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