God Is Necessary For Human Existence

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Manu Patil
Mr. Kadar
Honors English III, Period 3
2 November 2015
Since early times, humans have attempted addressing issues such as, our instinct to survive, curiosity to know beyond themselves, fear of the unknown, pursuit of happiness, etc. Early Mesopotamian societies attempted to answer questions such as Who are we?, Where are we?, How did we get here? Many of those questions were driven by their instinct to survive, interaction with the nature around, fear of the known and unknown threatening their existence and found solace in God. God is necessary for human existence.
What is God? God is not some mystical being that is only accessible through religion, but rather a concept essential for existence. According to Merriam-Webster dictionary the God is a spirit or being that has great power, strength, knowledge, etc., and that can affect nature and the lives of people. Similar concept is echoed in various religions. Christianity, a monotheistic religion, defines God as the creator and ruler of the universe and source of all moral authority; the supreme being. whereas, Hinduism, a polytheistic religion, defines God as both the known and unknown, the being as well as non being, reality as well as unreality and he is one, but also many. They believe god manifests in innumerable forms and shapes. Yet, moral authority and all these contradictions can all be found beyond religion in our daily lives. God, therefore, exists beyond the realms religion as a higher being or power,
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