Well, that’s silly. You say you have an analytical mind, but you aren’t talking about gods here, you are talking about the trappings of a particular religion.

I’m an atheist. I don’t have invisible friends. Simple observation of the world around you shows you that there are no gods interfering. That’s what led some people to be Deists: they could see that prayer did nothing, so they posited a Creator who was either dead or uninterested.

They waved away the obvious question of self creation, which is logically impossible, ignored the physics that told them that complex things have simpler parts, and didn’t bother to think that the universe could be eternal.

You just don’t like the god one religion imagined. At heart, you want an invisible friend. There’s nothing wrong with that at all. Go find some religion that paints a picture you like, or make up your own. Be happy.

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