Life Of God Reflection Paper

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This paper has taught me so many different things about my thoughts on God. When I first started this paper, I did not know if anything would be able to change my opinion. When I started my paper, my goal was to find some proof that there was no such thing as God. Instead, I found many different sides to this complex argument. The Life of Pi tried to make a significant argument of why God did exists. Thomas Aquinas showed me different sides to many arguments about God. Finally, my conversation with Olivia helped confirm my opinions. I do not believe that God exists because there is no higher power that has enough control to influence the entire world.
I completely disagree with everything that the book Life of Pi states because
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The first question that I obviously wanted to explore was whether God was real and if it could be proved. I thought that it was very interesting that Aquinas first believed that God was not real because of the comparison between scientific knowledge and faith. As I grew up, the reason that I started to not believe in God as much is because of what I learned in Sunday school vs. what I learned in science class. Once I learned about the process of evolution and how science said that humans were first made, I believed that the theory was much more realistic and the theory I was taught in Sunday school. The first point that Aquinas made was that there was no scientific evidence that God exists and that the only reason we believe that God exists is because of faith. I completely agreed with this assertion, but Aquinas then said a counter argument to this claim. He believed that faith is natural knowledge, thus God must exist. This is the opinion he ultimately decided made the most sense. I completely disagree with this argument because it is completely based off of the fact that faith has to be true. I am okay with other people believing in faith because it is a huge part of many people’s lives. However, I am not a person that is going to believe this. I think that if someone believes that faith is the same thing as …show more content…
There were many points in this experience that my opinion almost changed. From Life of Pi to Thomas Aquinas Essay to my conversation with Olivia, there were many obstacles that almost changed my opinion. However, I now feel as strongly as ever that there is no such thing as God. There is no higher power in our world. We control our world. There is no God that influences our world; it is just

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