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QUESTION What would you say to God if when you died you were faced with him?

This question was asked to Stephen Fry and I love his answer. So I ask you what would you say?

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To answer my own question I suppose I would be more logical and tell God it was his fault I did not believe in him because if he created me then he knows I would not blindly follow anything that reads like a fairytale or where there was no proof of existence.

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It depends... which god?

meta4me Level 4 Apr 24, 2018
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Any God smile001.gif

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"You suck at this"

LadyAlyxandrea Level 8 Apr 24, 2018
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I agree

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your replacement has arrived.

Unicus Level 5 Apr 24, 2018
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Well played

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You're a sadistic mother fucker aren't ya?
I'd like to go to hell, please. All of my friends should be there by now

Duke71 Level 5 Apr 24, 2018
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I would say "so your that bastard that's responsibile for all the crap that is going in this world"?

RonB Level 5 Apr 24, 2018
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Well I'll be damned.

Fulishsage Level 6 Apr 24, 2018
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This one made me laugh. smile001.gif

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You got some s'plaining to do.

RoseyRose Level 5 June 13, 2018
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Can't beat Stephen Fry's response. Some good additions here already, though.

Me? I'd ask him why, when a man rapes his 12 year old daughter, he sometimes pushes that big old 'make a baby' button of his. If he has the power over conception, and every new life is his will and blessing, why does he burden any 12 year old with that? Especially one that's been a victim of their own parent.

Indeed, why does he press that button for people who can't afford to raise their children or won't care for them, and staunchly refuse to press it for well off couples who would dote on their child?

Anyone would think that he just stabbed at that button at random. Or that he and the button didn't exist in the first place.

NicoleCadmium Level 7 Apr 24, 2018
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“What the fuck!? You’re fired!”

Gatovicolo Level 7 Apr 24, 2018
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"Beg humanity for forgiveness."

resserts Level 8 Apr 24, 2018
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In my defense, I was skeptical and really high and severely unloved. Also, what's up with my being transgender? Did you like, make a mistake or something? It's ok, I forgive you I guess.

cvccosplay Level 6 Apr 24, 2018
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I don't think being skeptical is a bad thing at all.

@alxa it's not in general, but in the hypothetical situation prompted here, would prevent one from blindly believing in such a deity.

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"I've always done my best to be kind to other people within my limited means; what's your excuse you egotistical, all powerful bastard?"

Kimba Level 7 Apr 24, 2018
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I would ask him why he allows so much needless suffering to be focused on people that don't deserve it and allows so many horrible people to experience success and have influence.

Ravensasha121 Level 5 May 29, 2018
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I was listening to some youngsters at a "Meeting" once. They were going on and on about the same topic. And how that's why they don't believe. came my turn to "share". You gotta know I will share some shit! I said; "Imagine for a moment you are GOD. You would be supremely intelligent and have ALL information for your decisions. It would follow that you would always know the right thing to do, and be too smart not to do that. Perhaps He(She, It, whatever) so loves us that he gave us the one thing that even He doesn't have; Free Will.
Further, consider eternity. You have a child, you love them more than anything. They mash their finger in the chain on a swingset. You know how terrible the pain is, and you hate that your beloved child is going through that. However, it's a passing thing and not that big of a deal. Imagine one who was born into the worst painful and degrading life ever. And they lived it for A HUNDRED YEARS! Given the postulate of life eternal, you'd have to think GOD hates all of the strife and injustice, but it's really not that big of a deal in the long run". As I watched their faces dealing with new concepts, (My favorite hobby, by the way), I said, "And I don't even buy that supernatural shit!". But your logic is flawed. If you don't believe in "Magic" do it for sound reasons, don't just "Whistle in the dark" hoping you are right because you think you have fucked up and are hoping for a loophole.

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I would say"Oops...my bad... you've done a pretty horrific job at this... would you like some help? And some wine?

laurabuggg59 Level 2 May 22, 2018
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I would ask "Why did you allow SO much suffering, especially to innocent children who were abused or starved to death?"

DarwinistOne Level 7 Apr 24, 2018
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Why did you make chocolate kill dogs?
If you hate homosexuality so much, why is the male G-spot up the ass?
Is the set of all sets that are not members of themselves a member of itself?
What’s for lunch?

PerbeMayhaps Level 6 Apr 24, 2018
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Is it? Gosh, you learn something on this site everyday. Sometimes it's almost useful. While you're asking him about the G-spot thingy, can you also ask why, sexually speaking, to use a gun metaphor, women are designed like machine guns but men are designed like flintlocks that take quite an effort to reload. Always bugged me, that. I would ask him but I'm too bashful. smile001.gif

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Damn! This acid is GOOD!

TheRevjoe Level 6 Apr 24, 2018
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Pretty lousy job you're doing.

Zippypinhead57 Level 5 Apr 24, 2018
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Him???? I plan to be dead when I have died. None o this magical thinking . I reserve my magical thinking for elves, fairies and dragons. This gives me a chance to post my favorite quote:
“Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup.”

Spinliesel Level 8 Apr 24, 2018
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Gang rape? Why'd ya think that was a good idea? The bystander effect? Children with cancer? Anybody with cancer for that matter? The elections of 2000 and 2016. Dead 6 million Jews. Why? People spending their entire lives in prison for crimes they did not do. Shame on you.

Ezekieltyrus71 Level 4 Apr 24, 2018
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Depends which god I suppose.

MrBrightSide Level 5 Apr 24, 2018
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i don't think it depends in which god, just think of it all of them promise a paradise the wonder place, is this a game?

Pick one and give it a shot. Let's say, for shits and giggles, you meet the late J.C. -- or his dad. What do you say?

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If I had only one question?
Why must there be suffering? How does it serve anyone or anything? Why do you allow it to continue.
And if he gives me the freewill dodge I would punch him in the face.

Butcherman Level 3 June 18, 2018
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Id tell him he should be on his knees apologizing to everyone he killed with a natural disaster or by terminal illnesses or something like starvation.

Benjamin1994 Level 2 May 16, 2018
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Or her?

KenG Level 6 Apr 24, 2018
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I wouldn't say much of anything. I don't interact with terrorists.

webbew1 Level 7 Apr 24, 2018
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