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Young Americans, Faithless and Fatherless

scoobydoosmj Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 3:24 PM
First Hindus is a polytheistic reliegion and does not worship the Christian version of a god. And at the end of the day no one knows what our fate is. My best guess is when we die we just cease to exist. I doubt there is an after life. But if there is you guess is as good as mine or anybody else is.
scoobydoosmj Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 5:03 PM
You Just made my case for me thank you. I never herd of a christian argue for a before life before and I thought I read them all.
0_BAMANATION Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 3:47 PM
scoobydoosmj.... I suspect there is not only an afterlife but also a before-life. Once can not know what these comprise until death. It may even be cyclic comprising every person living the life of every other person throughout all history... thus eternity... via continuous "new" lives.

According to a recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center, almost one in three Americans under the age of 30 doubt that God exists, while, in contrast, the figure for Americans over the age of 65 is less than one in ten. Could there be a connection between the fatherlessness of this younger generation and their struggles with faith? According to a theory called “the psychology of atheism,” the answer might well be yes.

But first, some caveats. 1) There are many reasons why people struggle with the issue of faith, so it would be wrong to think that “one...