Top 10 Reasons Why It's Easier to Think that God is Just Impotent

DarkMatter1997
This list is not an attack on God. It's just a list of reasons as to why it would be much easier to think that God is just impotent (meaning he doesn't have enough power to stop all the evil and suffering in the world). Certain religions state that God is all-powerful and omnipotent but if he really is then why would he allow bad things to happen? If he is all-powerful but takes no action in saving people then he's not loving. If he does want to save people but can't save all of them then he's not omnipotent.

I quote this from famous atheist Sam Harris:

"Either God can do nothing to stop catastrophes, or he doesn't care to, or he doesn't exist.

God is either: impotent, evil, or imaginary.

Take your pick, and choose wisely."-Sam Harris

If I were to believe that God is real then I would rather go with the fact that he's impotent because there's no way that I would wanna believe that there is a god who has all the power but chooses not to prevent tragedies. That to me is honestly not how one should view God.

The Top Ten

1 So We Could Stop Blaming Him for Everything

It's most likely that all of the crap that's going on today (and will probably continue in the future) is all because of us. God most likely wouldn't the be reason for all this because he can't intervene in the universe. If we don't do anything about our own actions then we're completely doomed as a species. - DarkMatter1997

2 It Seems the Most Plausible

It honestly makes more sense than believing that he's omnipotent and can stop all evil (most evil people always win. Good doesn't always triumph over evil). - DarkMatter1997

3 It Wouldn't Encourage Misotheism and Maltheism

Misotheism: The hatred of a god or gods.

Maltheism: The idea that God really is evil and is out to get us.

I don't know about any of you but these are philosophies that I do not wanna live by because there's absolutely no way in hell that I wanna believe that there's an actual tyrant in heaven that wants to kill us all and burn us in hell for all eternity. - DarkMatter1997

4 So We Don't Waste Time Trying to Defeat Him

We should be doing more productive things with our lives rather than rebeling against a being that we don't exists or not. - DarkMatter1997

5 It Would at Least Be a Good Reason to Know He Cares About Us

He may actually be all loving, but he's just not powerful enough to save us all from death and destruction. - DarkMatter1997

6 It Would Give Him a Bit of a Break

Enough said. - DarkMatter1997

7 It Would Give Theists a Reason to Appreciate Him

I know some people want God to be real so this idea would probably work for them. They would know that God is loving but just not powerful enough. - DarkMatter1997

8 It Would Explain Why He Doesn't Reveal Himself to Us

He probably doesn't have the power to reveal himself to us. I don't know what it is that prevents him from introducing himself to us but he most likely doesn't have the power to. - DarkMatter1997

9 People Say He's Omnipotent but There's Still Evil Going on the World

Like I said in the list description, but God is willing to prevent evil but can't prevent it all, then he's not omnipotent. - DarkMatter1997

10 It Would Prove that the Bible, the Quran and Other Religious Books Weren't Written by Him

To much impossible things in the Bible. Why didn't it say Satan it just said Serpent, Ages of people, Eve born from the rib of a man! One man knew how to build an ark and it could sail in a flood of the world and could get 2 of every living animal, one man could survive in the stomach of a whale and giants! This so called Rapture all the signs are nothing new. (Wars, weather)

They most likely were written by man considering that they have some stuff in them that's very questionable (I know that's probably not what they intended but they most likely have been corrupted, altered and manipulated through political editing and mistranslation). - DarkMatter1997

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