Visitors to ishwar.com are asked to respond with a reason why or why not. Here are some of my favorite answers:
He is too involved with determining which team wins at certain sporting events to bother with worrying about world hunger, war, genocide, and the natural disasters that he flings around so playfully at innocent civilians.
One does not love Cthulhu. One fears Him.
He never returned that rake I lent him two years ago.
He threatened me with Hell. So I love him, really, I just hope this will save me from Hell. Maybe if I say I love him enough times I will believe it… Really, I love him. I am not just saying it because that asshole will send me to Hell for eternity if I don’t. I promise, I really truly love him. Ah fuck it, I can’t do it. I guess I am going to Hell. At least the company is better there.
Any entity that created the digestive system for rabbits deserves to flunk out of “Designer” school.
I don’t know because…
I have no idea who he is or even if he exists. If he exists I would have a lot of awe and respect, but love is not a human emotion I can conjure up for a concept. Love is a natural emotion sparked by human contact
See the reasons why people love God below the fold:
BECAUSE HE IS COURAGEOUS, HE DIED FOR US TWICE HE IS KIND, RIGHTEOUS AND PURE AND HE MADE A MOTHER GOD TO LOVE US AND RAISE UP FEMALES.. AND HE IS LIKE A FATHER TO ME. AND HE PROTECTS ME AND TEACHES ME AND CONSTANTLY SHOWS ME FAVOR AND EVEN THOUGH I AM NOT WORTHY HE SHOWS HIS HONOR FOR ME
I consider the concept of God to be synonymous with primal awareness, ultimate reality, etc. God is awareness. Love is the state of being.
because God is in me, I can feel him right now
I need no reason
How could i not with such promises of eternal life just for believing the son of God died for me an my sins
Zues says Yes “Because I am God”
This world is so awesome that only a wonderful God could have created it.
I believe in the Bible.
life is meaningless if you dont beliee in some higher power. i chose God. it is the most believable.
Update: About 30 seconds after I posted this, the site deleted about 6000 No responses [thanks to Pharyngula]. So now you can see some of the “Yes” results!
What’s your answer?