Saturday, September 3, 2011

Why Prayer Doesn't Work (Part 2 of 2) — Gambling on Fate

Prayer has the same statistical effectiveness as gambling.


Xenocrates

If you're a believer from one of the major monotheistic religions, then the function of prayer is actually unnecessary (even if you are a devout believer). This is because if your religion is monotheistic, then chances are that you might also believe that your god is a supreme being, possessing all the power and knowledge in the universe. If so, then you don't need to pray.

Here's why:

Why Prayer Doesn't Work (Part 1 of 2) — Ridiculous Rituals

Asking God for forgiveness is like apologizing for the way he made you.


Xenocrates



Did you pray today? Do you have a personal relationship with God? Have you completed your 5 daily prayers while facing Mecca? Did you repeat the requisite number of Hail Mary's as was recommended by your priest to atone for your sins? If so, after reading this post, you can put an end to that. I'm going to aptly demonstrate why it is not necessary to pray about anything.