Originally Posted by Vaelastraz
I realize that lots of people probably believe in God for the reasons you mentioned. But to me, that seems a lot like pascal's wager. Whether god exits or not is completely unrelated to any of that.
No, I'm not saying that the god exists. Just that belief in something higher even if that something is something like "The Universal equation" from which springs the chaotic balance we see. Belief in fate, Karma or whatnot do loads to make a person feel better regardless of whether they exist.