He is not representing my God.
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Read the "No True Scotsman" fallacy.
Some posters are projecting and thinking in extremes. New flash; good people will get along with good people no matter their religious beliefs. Extremist will only get along with those who think exactly like they do.
Even the most basic Christian believes that I am going to hell, that I will, and deserve to, suffer in eternal torture and hellfire because I don't believe in their god. That is, in fact, a very basic barrier to our getting along.
But you can't really prove that God does not exist and I don't have to prove to you that God does exist. We can respect that we have different ways of seeing the world.
Understand, that the person who believes in the imaginary thing needs to prove it exists. You cannot 'dream up' something and then shift the burden on those who don't believe to prove you wrong, a common logical fallacy employed by believers. Prove to me unicorns don't exist. Look up Russell's Teapot. Yes, we CAN respect different worldviews, but I am under no obligation to actually do so. Realize, that is distinct from respecting A PERSON. I respect PEOPLE, their right to life and happiness. I don't, and don't have to, respect the notion of shutting down critical thinking and believing an imaginary being is puppet-stringing the world. You can feel disrespected all you want, and even take offense, but so what. I'm offended when people tell me I'm going to hell, you think that changes their mind?
It's ok Pooh. If anyone is being propelled by some "strange" voice or force, it is him.
He has expertly declared the vast, overwhelming majority of the earth insane. He doesn't seem too happy or balanced, at least not in his posts.
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I don't know why you keep heading down this path, convincing yourself I'm not happy, or "balanced"? Talk about judgmental. I have never opined on someone's personal mental stability. My "asylum" analogy was just that, an analogy. Maybe you should try to understand it. Maybe watch the videos I posted. I AM propelled by a strange voice? What voice is that, exactly? My own reasoning and thought, instead of agreeing with some mass mentality or a book that's supposedly written by illiterate authors? Atheists are the fastest growing "religous" group (that is, people are abandoning religion more than embracing any type). The fact that most of the world believes in a god lends NO proof to it being true. At one point, the majority of the world thought the earth was flat. You're all proving my point: I do not buy into an imaginary being, and you're directly calling into question my own happiness and mental state. I am restricting myself to provable reality, and I'm the "sad whacko," or something?
This woman's marriage is doomed, and this is why.