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If your religion has a concept of a bad afterlife for those who don't believe

Do you believe everyone who lived and died before your religion existed, including your ancestors, went to that place?

(and please don't insult us by insisting your religion was around since the beginning of time - your religion may have parables that explain the beginning of time, but history, archaeology and anthropology all demonstrate that there were people long before they were CAPABLE of religion)

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NotPanicking

Asked by NotPanicking at 2:23 PM on Mar. 8, 2013 in Religious Debate

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  • This could get interesting.


    popcorn

    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 2:36 PM on Mar. 8, 2013

  • Nope
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 3:02 PM on Mar. 8, 2013

  • No
    HHx5

    Answer by HHx5 at 3:16 PM on Mar. 8, 2013

  • ^^^Ok, so no one went to hell prior to your religion but, since it's been established, now non-believers go there? And, that's okay, why?
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 3:19 PM on Mar. 8, 2013

  • I didn't read that anyone said that.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 3:31 PM on Mar. 8, 2013

  • I didn't read that anyone said that.

    If you follow a religion that says those who don't follow it go to Hell (or whatever bad afterlife), and also believe your religion didn't apply to those who were alive before the religion, then either you don't actually believe your religion, or you're ok with it. Hiding behind one word answers gets lots of points, but words still have meanings and context.
    NotPanicking

    Comment by NotPanicking (original poster) at 3:33 PM on Mar. 8, 2013

  • ^^^Well, the question is: "If your religion has a concept of a bad afterlife for those who don't believe, do you believe everyone who lived and died before your religion existed, including your ancestors, went to that place?"

    And, you replied "nope". Stating that you think that they didn't go there.
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 3:34 PM on Mar. 8, 2013

  • So, where did they go before the concept of heaven and hell were created?  Did they just become part of the earth again?  That sounds so *gasp* atheistic!

    jsbenkert

    Answer by jsbenkert at 3:42 PM on Mar. 8, 2013

  • Nope I d not believe they went there and no I do not believe in a religion that says someone who does not believe automatically goes to hell or whatever you want to call it.

    Better answer.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 3:54 PM on Mar. 8, 2013

  • Nope I d not believe they went there and no I do not believe in a religion that says someone who does not believe automatically goes to hell or whatever you want to call it.



    So where DID they go before your religion was invented?
    KristiS11384

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 4:02 PM on Mar. 8, 2013

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