Does petitioning heaven work? Not a snowball's opportunity in Hell - not that there truly is a Hell obviously. The reality is obviously, assuming that request truly worked, there would be a marvel in that we'd all be lotto victors or if nothing else pretty rich and popular! We'd be complete victories at our positions, in our connections, have wonderful accomplices and amazing youngsters. Furthermore, our vehicles wouldn't stall! Further, the sun would gleam down on us the entire lives.
Regardless of whether we as a whole only petitioned God for good things as a rule, not private things specifically, and on the off chance that our generous petitions to God truly worked, there would be no sickness or enduring or wrongdoing or wars, and so on. We'd all live in an idealistic Camelot. In any case, we don't! At the end of the day, come each Christmas and Easter, the Pope openly petitions God for world harmony. That is respectable of him. However, come next Christmas and Easter, he needs to do everything over once more! Presently on the off chance that the Pope can't come by results, what expect the extraordinary unwashed?
Since an outcome, or at least, world harmony (as one of numerous potential models), hasn't occurred; it's clearly not the situation, then either God doesn't exist, or doesn't answer petitions. On the off chance that the last option, God doesn't give a handymen damn about us, so for what reason would it be a good idea for us to give a handymen damn about Him (once more, being conventional and expecting to be the manly)? In the event that we don't care a lot, then, at that point, Divine beings presence, or absence of presence, is fundamentally superfluous.
Consider that large number of trillions of worker hours (sorry, individual hours) squandered over the course of the hundreds of years by those in quest for a deception - that imploring brought results. Do you truly suppose our present reality is a superior spot for all that time, exertion and energy? No? Then, at that point, I say once more - what a waste. Further, no insightful examinations at any point finished on the advantageous aftereffects of asking have at any point shown that supplicating works.
In the event that request accomplishes appear to work on occasion on an individual level, it's presumably more an instance of psyche over-matter, the force of positive reasoning, and similar to the fake treatment pill in medication. From time to time, the unrealistic occurs. Since you petitioned God for an unrealistic occasion doesn't mean the request worked, and subsequently that there's a Divine being who responded to it.
Further, as on account of assumed marvels, supplication approval is likewise a profoundly particular accounting practice in that a hit is recorded and shown so that the whole world could see; a miss is rarely referenced or examined.
Semi related are the popular expressions 'confidence' and 'custom'. As may be obvious, all the confidence on the planet in a powerful being won't recuperate up a wrecked leg any quicker, or anything in a comparative sort of bushel. You would be unable to give proof that having confidence yields additional positive outcomes comparative with those not having confidence. Along these lines, religions flourish with custom. Do this at such-and-such a period; don't do that on such-a-such day of the week; see this; cross yourself consequently, eat (or don't eat) that as of now; embrace this stance in this present circumstance, and so forth. Indeed, even the military isn't exactly as severe in its standards and guidelines (customs)! At any rate, seeing every one of the customs a vital part of a specific religion, as far as viability, a pathway to easy street doesn't actually appear to get you any additional pats on the back. It strikes me as one more humanistic illustration of ass-kissing since you are told to kiss ass by power figures who, I assemble, for this situation get expressed authority from an otherworldly being for which there is no proof. Sorry sheep; it's each of the an instance of the clueless leaders leading their clueless followers.
Having dispatched the force of supplication, here's my interpretation of the connected idea of marvels.
I would do well to characterize precisely exact thing I mean by a wonder, since it popular expression has been so abused, particularly in promoting, that it has lost all genuine significance. I mean there are wonder cleansers, marvel drugs, supernatural occurrence disclosures, marvel absolutely everything. I've truly understood researchers, who ought to know better, who utilize the word 'supernatural occurrence' when they truly mean unforeseen or despite everything. On the off chance that you get managed a regal flush, you'd say it's a marvel. However, it isn't. There are things that are conceivable, conceivable, likely, and doubtful. Then, at that point, there are things that are tremendously unimaginable. In the event that something considered unimaginable occurs, it's a real marvel. An exceptionally far-fetched occasion, such as being managed an imperial flush, isn't a supernatural occurrence. A genuine supernatural occurrence would be for an excised appendage to recover. Presumably tragically handicapped people have petitioned God for such a wonder - unfortunately, it ain't at any point worked out.
So my meaning of a marvel is an event that goes absolutely contrary to what would be expected of any kind of probability of such an incident, occurring. A wonder is just a marvel on the off chance that the occasion challenges the inconceivable, not simply implausible chances. In this way, scoring that sweepstakes isn't a marvel since it's a conceivable occasion. In any case, there is no clinical science that could make sense of the recovery of an excised appendage. Assuming such an occasion occurred; totally recorded, that would be a marvel and impressive proof for the presence of an extraordinary God. A wonder pizza (and I've seen them so publicized) isn't, since making an incredible tasting pizza is conceivable!
Take the aggregate of all supposed wonders and deduct those occasions that are far-fetched however conceivable, from those that are totally unimaginable as per present day science. What's the genuine buildup - zero, zip, nada.
Thus, one of the claimed, yet in a baffling way, in which God works, is to answer supplications, and make or manage supernatural occurrences. Has there at any point been any supernatural occurrence, anyplace, undisputed and completely acknowledged by science as real and unexplainable? Provided that this is true, science would have bowed to the truth of God some time in the past. No, I propose that supernatural occurrences are acim store misinterpretations, creations, living in fantasy land/fancies, skillful deception (wizardry) or proof of cutting edge innovation! Dump somebody living quite a while back into the 21st 100 years and presumably such an individual would see as a large portion of our civilization an absolutely inexplicable one. Dump us into the 31st Hundred years and we'd trust in marvels as well!
There's one more issue in that assuming God were almighty, He would have no need to play out specific marvels. A few wonders appear to be a bandage answer for an issue that shouldn't have existed in any case, assuming an almighty, all realizing God had been on His toes so to speak. For instance, say you go to the specialist Monday morning, and he illuminates you that you have hopeless malignant growth. Monday night you petition God to free you of the hardship. Tuesday morning you find that your malignant growth has gone! That is a wonder - well not actually since now and an intriguing once more, malignant growth goes into reduction. That to the side, couldn't it have been simpler assuming God had guaranteed that your serious malignant growth had never have created in any case? As to portions and fishes, it would have been less difficult to have guaranteed a sufficient stock of food in any case! Marvels in such cases I propose are God's remedy liquid or whiteout! An omniscient, all strong God wouldn't require revision or whiteout liquid!
Why you just get clinical wonders that oppose the implausible chances, rather than overcoming incomprehensible chances? For instance, have any of those lamentable thalidomide casualties ever out of nowhere, short-term express, stirred to find they currently have completely working appendages rather than stumps? Most likely such a supernatural occurrence is an option for God - however it ain't at any point worked out.
Then, at that point, there are the hotshot ('goodness, see me, ain't I something!') sort of wonders that fill no genuine need or don't suggest any 'oh no, I goofed' situation - like strolling on water. While certain marvels thoroughly break the laws of material science, such as making something from nothing, separating waterways like the Red Ocean, or outright strolling on water (and subsequently are consigned to those unimaginable things one will in general acknowledge before breakfast when you breakfast in pixie dairy land), some purported wonders are simply unlikely happenings that truly do happen occasionally because of unadulterated likelihood. You'll catch wind of the supernatural occurrence where somebody was relieved of a probably serious disease because of petition, or somebody was found alive in a tremor prompted fell building a fortnight sometime later or endure that terrible auto collision. You don't catch wind of the other 9,999 precisely comparative situations where the individual snuffed it in the regular, plausible method of things. IMHO, marvels are an illustration of exceptionally specific accounting, as just counting the stores and never the withdrawals, just on account of wonders, you tick and advertise the hits and disregard and hide where no one will think to look the misses.