Originally posted by galveston75
How terrible. Many here say things have not gotten worse but man has gone beyond God in our wonderful and highly educated ways we now enjoy. Right!!!!!!!
These problems are certainly real, serious, and need dealing with.
But god isn't going to 'step in' and fix them (or rapture and kill everyone so it wont matter)
because gods don't exist.
Now it is undeniably true that both lifespans and quality of life have dramatically improved
over the centuries (in the west and other first world countries) and it is also true that there
are a number of impending man made disasters that may well threaten that if not dealt with
to go along with the ever present danger of natural disasters.
However thinking that god will at some point come down and fix things for us is an absurd and
We need to deal with these problems, and from an engineering standpoint we know how, the problem
is political and economic and summoning up the will to fix these problems.
If you think it doesn't matter because god will either fix it for us or wipe out the earth in an armageddon
soon anyway then you have no motive or reason to knuckle down and do what is needed to fix the
There are no gods, there is just us.
We have to fix these problems and sitting on your a**e wailing about god and the apocalypse gets