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Old May 26th, 2019, 02:35 PM   #1
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I'm not trying to step on anyones toe, and to make sure I don't do that, surpose this is a strictly hypothetical question

If suddenly there was undisputed evidence, that there are no gods, how do you think people on earth would react?

Don't give answers like "It will never happen"
Try to deal with the hypothetical situation... Are people around the world behaving the way we do, because religion is holding us in check?

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Old May 26th, 2019, 03:15 PM   #2
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Firstly, define, what is a "human" behaviour? Because as far as humans behave anyway, it's "human" and religion has nothing to do with it... Secondly, about the evidence
There already are evidences that God is nothing but a scam and fearmonhering mechanism for imbeciles... But to your question there is a simple answer - morons will cry, anyone else will just move on. Because life doesn't end when your most adored fairy tale has been taken away from you...
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Old May 26th, 2019, 03:24 PM   #3
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Firstly, define, what is a "human" behaviour? Because as far as humans behave anyway, it's "human" and religion has nothing to do with it... Secondly, about the evidence
There already are evidences that God is nothing but a scam and fearmonhering mechanism for imbeciles... But to your question there is a simple answer - morons will cry, anyone else will just move on. Because life doesn't end when your most adored fairy tale has been taken away from you...
I've tried to chance the original post, so there will be no more confusion.
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Old May 26th, 2019, 03:29 PM   #4
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I've tried to chance the original post, so there will be no more confusion.
And thank you for your contribution
Now, that's better, the question has become more specific that way... And to give the answer - humans behave like they behave, no more, no less and religion is never the reason to our behaviour. It can help "mask" some traits or make them more visible, but it can't obliterate or create any...
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Old May 26th, 2019, 03:50 PM   #5
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I truly believe many people would go into a deep depression because if you think about it what are a lot of these churches based on? They are based on contributions from the members and many people give a lot of money over time to the church based on there faith. If that all falls through it would all be a complete waste and a fraud. Many people would go into a deep depression over that I would believe. You would also have those other people who would search for other answers and others even go further and come up and say they themselves are a the true God and try to develop cults. I think cults would surface a lot more around the world.
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Old May 26th, 2019, 04:23 PM   #6
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Hey everyone

I'm not trying to step on anyones toe, and to make sure I don't do that, surpose this is a strictly hypothetical question

If suddenly there was undisputed evidence, that there are no gods, how do you think people on earth would react?

Don't give answers like "It will never happen"
Try to deal with the hypothetical situation... Are people around the world behaving the way we do, because religion is holding us in check?
Most religious people would deny it and become conspiracy theorists like flat earthers, creationists, climate change hoaxers, anti-vaxxers, etc.

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Old May 27th, 2019, 03:03 AM   #7
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Atheists would shrug and say "I told you so", unemployment would go up since priests, bishops etc. world wide would be out of a job, Islamists wouldn't notice, since they're too busy blowing sh*t up.

You know that a movie is bad when one or more actors apologise for participating in it.
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Old May 27th, 2019, 04:00 AM   #8
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Those who believe live on, because they never needed any evidence for the existence of god(s). And those, who searched for evidence, have to face the truth.

so, I doubt that would be a huge impact on those who have truely face in some devine stuff. And as for the others ... those (fake) believers, it may be a tragedy they have to overcome, but it imo will be no new news to others who never believed.





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It would be interesting.

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I would like a cleaner tone in here. It's not a fight of phobias or whatever
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Atheists would shrug and say "I told you so", unemployment would go up since priests, bishops etc. world wide would be out of a job
They would just get another job with easy access to children.

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Old May 27th, 2019, 10:21 PM   #12
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The basis of your question is somewhat flawed. If would be impossible to "prove" that there is no God or gods. It would be the height of hubris (bonus points for those who know the Greek origins of that word) to assume that we can or have done. If someone did "prove the absence of God", it could be easily dismissed by claiming that the divine is simply too impossible for humanity to prove or disprove by ourselves. I know in Judeo-Chrisianity that God is defined as impossible for humans to comprehend, I'm sure other religions have some similar doctrines. So no, I don't it will happen nor ever will happen.

But because you did insist we ignore the how it would happen, and simply that it did, I will play along. In the West I think there would me minimal impact. The Right will likely suffer some politically, far-left cultural liberalism would likely see a marked rise as religious morality is no longer a thing. Personal charities will also suffer, as studies have shown that the religious give more than the non-religion, and many operate as extensions of religious organizations.

One a global stage, many lesser developed nations with strong connections between religion and society will devolve into likely chaos. Communism may start to gain ground in some places, as one of it's tenants is putting the state up as the ultimate authority, and with people losing their God or gods as their authority, they would be looking for one. Foreign charity will also suffer much like American domestic charity. Religious missionaries, many of which running schools and hospitals across 3rd world nations, will begin abandoning those projects as their ultimate goal of spreading religious doctrine is now moot.

Worse of all though, Chick-fil-A will likely degrade to the level of McDonalds. The horror....
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Old May 28th, 2019, 10:26 PM   #13
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I'm not really sure how I would think about it, being raised as a Baptist.

From the South. I'm a dude.

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After the wars that would start settled I think many would just deny deny deny and keep on going
The various religions would insist they still exist
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40% of the world would freak, but 60% would be accepting and actually relieved and push worldwide logic as a new cornerstone for morality.

Wars would still be a thing though because of competition for food, sex opportunity and power, money, and those motivated by chemical drug induced highs would still be a going crazy.

You know the people who rob others so they can get high? Yeah those people still exist and cause problems.


Also all past miracles in recent memory would need to be disproven and replicated at will in the same way we can take dirty water and filter it to clean status now.


Science would have to solve the problem of thermodynamics, solve the problem of, how does something come from nothing.

That’s what Steven Hawking and a few others were working on; and it’s still not solved.

The Big Bang Theory has this problem.
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Old June 22nd, 2019, 01:07 AM   #16
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I believe you will have those who are with out a doubt still going to practice and fallow the laws of their religion as a way of normalcy and others who will adjust and other who take arms against one and other
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