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Questions tagged [belief]

This tag should be used for questions related to religious beliefs in your fictional world.

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How can I make this religion believing in “creating time traveling gods through science” believable?

I want to popularize the following or a similar belief. In many thousand years people will travel back in time to give us an afterlife, if we make it possible, by going the steps, that will lead to ...
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Can you kill an idea? [closed]

In a world where a "god" constitutes nothing more nor less than a critical mass of belief in a particular concept or ideal with a name plastered onto it. The gods are magical in nature being created ...
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What may bring god to help atheist? [closed]

As I made gods of my world a bit crazy, at least in comparison with most expected behaviour of gods (because normal gods would not teach people to not rely upon them - or not?), there are some open ...
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To whom should god pray? [closed]

Once I heared somewhere (I am not sure where, may be it was on Christmas Midnight Mass - but it does not matter) one very strange short tale - that man entered to church, that was empty excepting god ...
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Existence of clerics when god walks on earth

When people believe in the same god, it is possible that they found church*. And most churches have some clerics of various degree. But most religions have some clerics, even if they are not organised ...
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Believing in non-existent beings

I'm inspired by this comment. Let's say "Supernatural beings are dependent on people believing they are real." Before they are born into existence, how can people believe they are real? How can ...