But isn’t it safer to believe in god? So you go to heaven?

Response/ Pascal’s Wager.

Pascal’s Wager is the philosophical notion that it’s safer to believe that god exists and live your life accordingly in order to get into heaven than it is to believe he doesn’t exist and risk spending eternity in hell. There is one major flaw with this: the idea that God is all-knowing, which is a belief Christianity subscribes to. If God is all knowing, then he would be aware of the thought process that went into believing in him and I’m not sure an all-knowing, all-powerful god would be content with “well, it’s either this or hell, so. . . .”


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