I've always been interested in having a debate over religion/existence of a god with people that are also interested in having one, but it's hard to find people who do not get offended when someone expresses and defends beliefs that oppose to their own. What I'm proposing is, let's start a debate on the topic where 3 basic rules are followed: -Do not attack each other but express your views without the need to adapt them to a more tolerant approach so no one gets offended. -Do not use the "I don't expect you to understand" argument. -Do not get offended, and if you do, do not express it. In my personal opinion: 1) There is no empirical evidence to support the belief on the existence of a god. 2) The argument that the universe must have been created by some sort of higher power is not necessarily valid, and even if it was, the chance that the higher power is a specific god with the rules that you read in the bible/quran/old testament or any other "holy" book is minimal, practically zero. 3) The bible does not prove the existence of god, to say that "god exists because the bible says so" is a fallacy of begging the question (petitio principi), it leads to a circular reasoning in which you argue that god exists because the bible says so and the bible is holy because god exists, it's not a logical argument. 4) The fact that many or most people believe in the existence of a god doesn't add anything to the argument for it's existence, most people believe weed is harmful, that doesn't make it true, it's an argumentum ad populum, which is also a fallacy.