Yes sir, I have tried to imagine this. I honestly have. Your question: what does it feel like to me?I wonder how she reacted when she found out Santa Claus was fake?
To me, it feels devastatingly pointless. I can't understand how I can live, and love, and appreciate beauty, and then just be gone. The futility of life in such a scenario feels horrid to me, particularly now that I have a husband and children.
I think I would be too chicken to kill myself, but I would find a way to destroy myself while living. (such as drinking every night to escape thinking)
Everything I would plan, or attempt to do, in life, would be colored by the ever-nagging thought "but I'm going to die anyway".
Plus, in the scenario of imagining there's no God, truthfully, I can't wrap my mind around "where did all of this come from?"
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Tuesday, September 30, 2008
On Ray's blog, alphageek asked the fundies if they had ever tried to imagine that the bible was not true, God did not exist, etc. Gisela's response to the question was rather pathetic and reveals the fragilest of minds: