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Proof that God exists

07 November 2012, 13:01
In order to prove that God exists we need to define "exist" Existence can be on the physical or mental plain.  According to John Kehoe, thoughts are things. Anything you can imagine can be made reality.

Reality is not at all objective, it's subjective. My reality differs from yours and yours from mine. We don't even know if blue or red is identical when we view it. Today I look at the sky and would describe it as a light smoky grey and someone else may describe it as a dark white.

I set my goals and tell my subconscious that I will achieve these goals by planning and implementing the plan. I choose not to add a layer of complexity by including a friendly ghost that will help me. Another may believe that an Angel is watching over him and yet another that Mother earth is benevolent and will assist in making it all happen.

I know that faith is not something that comes with proof, Proof however lies in that reality that differs from person to person. My proof requires me to touch, feel or otherwise observe something to prove it's existence. Another may be happy to hear from someone that it worked for them. Hearsay may not be good enough for the courts but it's good enough for many people. 
If I added a layer of complexity and said pixies were going to guide my actions in order to achieve the goal and I achieved the goal, surely that would constitute proof of the existence of the pixies?

Thus God exists in some realities and not others. Here are some truths no matter what reality you live in. There is no proof for the existence of any Gods, but there is no proof against the existence either. Anyone making any claim that they absolutely know one way or the other is deluded and lying to themselves.

Maybe next time we can discuss probability and possibility. 
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