H.J. McCloskey’s article “On Being an Atheist” he argues the existence of God and we should abandoned all “proofs” of this idea. In approaching the question of God’s existence, we cannot prove God or that other things exist. Proof is a certainty and without a shadow of doubt. However, it is possible I could be wrong, but I don’t believe I am.
“In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, the God is one who does not interfere with what people are doing on Earth. He does care about them, even if they have done wrong, doesn’t try to change them, or their morals. He is described as a “watcher” (Fitzgerald 167). God watches people cause their own destruction, but doesn’t do anything about it. God’s role is evident in the lack of religion amongst the upper class, its effect on morality, and the symbolism of God.
For Meursault he does not feel remorse for any of his actions or antics because there is no purpose to life; There will be no judgement or ‘Hell’ for Meursault after death. Normally people of faith abide by certain commandments that would thus grant them acceptance to ‘Heaven’. Meursault finds such beliefs as silly and pointless, much like everything else. Meursault holds a pessimistic and absurd outlook on life; Camus made it apparent to infuse his atheistic and existentialistic values into the form of
Joseph doesn’t accept there apology he says there isn’t anything to apologize for because God had planned for this to happen. “Do not be afraid! Am I in the place of God? Even though you intend to do harm to me, God intended it for good, in order to preserve a numerous people, as he is doing” (47.) This story shows how God had not even come close to the situation and people eventually worked things out on there own.
Some believe their physical or mental illnesses are inflicted upon them purposefully by God, because they have done wrong in the eyes of the Lord. Therefore, these individuals “felt that God was punishing them, had deserted them, or did not have the power to make a difference, or felt deserted by their faith community” (Koenig, 2009, p.287). Therefore, they conclude that God is angry with them, and they deserve the punishment. They may feel shunned or neglected by God. Many believe that as a result of this, God will not heal their mental illness through any form of religious therapy.
But I think any words encouraged by the holy spirit belong to the creator, giving the glory of God. Although it’s from the holy spirit, it’s not your words that you came up with you’re stealing someone’s else’s work that they came up with by the holy spirit. The point of citing is so that people can go back to the source and learn more. Give credit to the one who spoke so that individuals who are listening knows who the Lord is speaking through so you don’t lead people into believing you 're something you 're not. Give credit to the one God chose to deliver the message don’t let people think you’re that person give credit where credit is done.
For instance, non-religious people wanted the prayer because to them it symbolizes unity not so much religion. For instance, the senior boy and his mother are atheists and they think that it would be absolutely ridiculous if they halt the prayer. To sum it all up, kennedy is just wanting to use his constitutional right to have the freedom of
The Reverend just tries to do what he thinks will save Jefferson’s soul. This might be a noble cause, but it has no effect with Jefferson, when you are “...go’n talk about God.” (Pg. 214) you lose sight of who you are saving. The Reverend does not even possess the strength to try and connect. In the end, Jefferson does what Grant had told him to do, walk.
Let 's not forget the fact that Jake believes in God and that not all things are acceptable. He dresses differently and tries to stay out of trouble but he gets bullied for it. Everyone has their right to believe in something, whether it 's God, Evil, whether you believe that there is no God and that everything is science is your issue. What Jake believes should not have to annoy you. Now if he comes up to you and make a statement you dont appreciate all it takes is to say "I respect you opinion but I believe otherwise and I don 't feel comfortable discussing this with you" and you add a smile.
For this theory it seems like the cake baker is still the discriminator even though he is Christian. In Christian beliefs, generally people believe God wants everyone to be kind and not to judge one another; the baker was not being kind and judged the couple because they were gay. Everyone should be treated equally even if they commit “sins”. It was not his place to judge this couple and he should have done the Christ-like thing and made their cake to be a good person even though he didn’t agree with what it stands for. On the other hand, he is following what scriptures read.