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Anonymous asked in Society & CultureReligion & Spirituality · 8 months ago

Why does the bible say that atheists are fools?

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  • 8 months ago

    Because in that time and place, the world seemed a very inexplicable and mysterious place and that made it look like it was designed. Hence it was rational to believe in a designer. Given that, the kind of designer they believed in was vengeful and dangerous, and consequently it was reckless not to believe in him. Thus they were "fools".

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  • 8 months ago

    Sometimes it helps to discredit your opponents.

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  • 8 months ago

    god dosent exist.

    • Elle
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      8 months agoReport

      Doesn't exist? Only within your self. For the rest of us, God does exist and we look forward to return to His kingdom.

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  • 8 months ago

    BECAUSE only a fool says in their hearts there is no GOD.

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    • Jeancommunicates
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      8 months agoReport

      God says you are without excuse that the very heavens declare His glory and His creation shows the works of His hands.

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  • 8 months ago

    It doesn't, it says that the fool says in his heart there is no god. An atheist doesn't necessarily say that. I just reject the extraordinary claims of the bible since there is no extraordinary evidence thus far

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    • Richard
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      7 months agoReport

      I am agnostic atheist. Used to be a devout believer until I actually read the bible, and the atrocities committed in it under that god's name. So whether that god is real or not, it is not worthy of worship. There is no benevolence there, just jealousy and malevolence

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Because they are fools to believe in science over GOD

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  • 8 months ago

    Because the atheist that started that cult and who wrote that down wanted the real fools to believe that. That's certainly what I would have done. They also warned that the wise were fools too, so that should clue you in. They did not want the real fools talking to the wise that would inform them of their foolishness.

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  • 8 months ago

    That statement is in Psalm 53:1 "The fool says in his heart, there is no God." The folly lies in thinking that God does not see their deeds, so they can do what they like, without concern about any God judging them. But verse 2 states that God looks down on humanity, looking for any who seek Him. He draws close to those who do, thus those who say "There is no God" never discover God.

    The Bible shows why God does not appear to certain ones and it's all to do with the motives of their hearts. "To the faithful you show yourself faithful, to the blameless you show yourself blameless, to the pure you show yourself pure, but to the crooked you show yourself shrewd. You save the humble, but your eyes are on the haughty to bring them low." (2 Samuel 22:26-27)

    That's why those who say 'There is no God' are fools, for this God they deny has already read their hearts and minds and if they deny God, they will not find God.

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    They deny Allah and think the whole world exists from nothing.

  • Caesar
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    8 months ago

    Because insults and slants are generally used when you lack arguments...unbelievers are bad for the spiritual casino business... so insult and death to unbelievers was traditionally used by theist against unbelievers, nothing personal, just business many "true" religions had done that.... a supposedly lovely and forgiven religion will not stop that old tradition of insulting and threatening unbelievers

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