A Confounded Philosophy Of The Higher Being Essay

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A Confounded Philosophy of the Higher Being

The idea of humans being fabricated only from a small amount of clay and some divine inspiration can be quite perplexing to many. Time and time again, science has sought to explain and contradict such beliefs by revealing the very biological and ecological nature for our existence has come to be. The evolution of man over the many millions of years from what was once a very small prokaryotic being seems to be the most sound, methodical, theory that seeks to explain our origins. Yet, undeniably the majority of the human population still believes and meticulously adopts the story of Creationism as well as the many other beliefs about the metaphysical world and the higher divine powers that have apparently governed us for many millennia. There are many ways to interpret such beliefs, which contribute to the many different religions that are practiced worldwide today, however they all seem to focus on the similar ideal of a higher otherworldly power. And whether or not someone believes in this all-powerful being
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If we can reject despair, how can we possibly accept the idea of a providential God that allows such evil to endure? Perhaps we are given the choice of accepting or rejecting the moral code. According to Kant, for someone to be moral, they must have a good will to be moral, therefore suggesting that the choice allows them to accept or reject morality. Religion tells us that we should accept morality, and whether there is a God or not, the consequence of not accepting it would lead to a decline in virtuous character, which is undeniably bad. Therefore, it is beneficial for us to reject despair and accept the moral code and believe in a providential God, as the benefits greatly outweigh any consequences. Moral progress can, and will, proceed in humanity if there remains the will to act. Only when the good will to be moral is lost in a society, will moral progress fall short of its

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