why do people still insist on believing in things like religion when there is no factual basis for them?
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It's related to a human being's tendency to look for roots
define factual basis
The same reason we turn to strangers for answers to questions that have no answers. We're sheep looking for a shepherd.
i dont need life after death, so i dont need to believe in god, but stil.. we al have to believe in something, dont you think so ether
They want to believe in immortality and incorrectly assume that morality without religion is impossible
Humans cannot handle the fact that after life on Earth is over, there might not be anything after.
Belief brings a reason to exist a purpose, an answer to the question why? Without it, what is the point..
Because the overwhelming number of people can't tell a factual basis from a hole in the ground.
religion is too easy. it takes no brain horse power . its the only thing left after complicated science..
Life is not factual, but everything in life is (made) logical. Life then needs logic: God is Ratio. Bamboozled yes
humans need a reason for everything; but sometimes, there just is no reason
Because there is no way of proving how life came into existence initially, but there has to be a reason.
we believe so we may ask and continue to seek an answer
humans like to be bamboozled...hence the popularity of magic tricks
People want to believe things. In Dave Lakhani's book on Persuasion, he explains very clearly why people like to have faith in things that are bigger than themselves even without rational evidence.
it gives them comfort in a confusing world