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  • he gets up to better deeds
  • I find it easier to believe in neither.
  • So, if your rationale applies but 85% claim to believe in a god, where is the majority that believes in Satan then?
  • It's easier to find examples of evil in the world than good. Sorry, but it is. Also, doesn't it only work one way? Like, if you believe in Satan, you believe in God? You know, if you believe in up you have to believe in down? I didn't think Satan existed without God.
  • Look, most people are negative thinkers. As such, they're more inclined to believe in something bad than something good. People who have a hard time accepting their own fate allow themselves to become severely jaded by disappointment. One relationship doesn't work, they're all rotten. Their job doesn't pay enough, and suddenly life is pointless. It can lead to perception that evil is all there is. It's a trap.
  • I don't know that to be true; but I do know a few Satanists. To hear them tell it, Satanism allows more freedom of expression. But, from knowing some of them quite well, I think it's more about rebelling against what's acceptable.
  • I don't think that's true. All I hear out of people's mouths are: "Oh my, God." =P
  • That's an interesting question. Honestly, I find it easier to believe in God than in Satan.
  • some people have a gross fascination with evil. If you believe in satan you believe in God ... satan was God's most beautiful angel but satan became conceited and tried to be like God and God kicked his rear end out of Heaven.
  • Its probably easier to believe in absolute evil than in absolute good.
  • Because satan is our lord , master, and savior and God is not
  • I don't think that the premise on which your question is based is accurate. I can't say that I've ever met anyone who believed in Satan, but didn't believe in Yahweh. Unless by believe in you mean follow. But even that wouldn't be true. there's no way that the number of Satanists in the world outnumber the number of Jews, Christians and Muslims. If, on the other hand, you're referring to the existence of these two entities, I don't see how anyone could possibly believe in one without the other as they are part of the same mythos.
  • Being an atheist who believes in neither, I'm confused by your question. It would seem that to believe in one mandates a belief in the other. And seeing as how in the latest polls, 85% of Americans claim to believe in god, I have a very hard time believing the basic assumption of your question.
  • The concept of "Satan" has a major flaw: This downfallen angel, the warden of hell, tormentor of the wicked, that's a pretty crappy job description. Get real.... Why would Satan want to punish me for being an evil person?
  • That's an unproven assumption. On what do you base it?
  • Because there is so much evil and suffering in the world.
  • I don't believe in either, but I would say Satan is easier to believe in, because look at all of the horrible things that happen in the world. If God is our "savior," why would he thousands of innocent people everyday?
  • Because you really don't have to do anything to believe in satan.
  • satan doesn't condemn you to heaven for having promiscuous sex, but seriously, satan doesn't require you to lead, just hate.
  • Really not sure what you're asking; I assume by "believe in Satan" you mean Satanists. I can honestly say I've never met a Satanist who was over the age of 16. I'd be willing to bet that there are more people who believe the Earth is flat than are Satanists.
  • Satan is a more universal and universally understood concept than God. While Judaism, Christianity and Islam all have different perceptions of God/Allah, Satan is pretty much a universal thing. And since more people share the same concept of Satan regardless, that means that Satan is more credible; easier to believe.
  • To introduce an figure reponsible for misfortune, when beauty is inaccessible
  • Why would you think that? Logically, a person who does not believe in god would not believe in satan.
  • I fail to see how that can be. Don't all those who beleive in god believe in satan as well? And how would one beleive in satan without believing in god? Hmmm that is interesting, spell check wishes me to give satan a capital letter but not god. I wonder who the spell check worships?
  • It's just that christian tend to believe that anyone who does not pledge allegiance to god is a devil worshiper. (or some sort of infidel in other realms.) It just silly isn't it?
  • I was not aware that it was. Personally I don't believe in either, but will happily bandy the terms around in general discussion.
  • both ... if u believe in one then u believe in the other.
  • Because more bad shit happens than good stuff
  • It's easier to believe than to think rationally.
  • Satan knows how to party and have fun in life :P
  • who believe in Satan it means he believe in god too.5
  • Because he's sooo much cooler than god! With the pointy beard & horns, thrash metal, drugs & parties, he's a riot.
  • i didnt know it was easier. but now that i think of it i believe the earth world were on is funner if your breaking a commandment or two. but do you wanna have fun here now for some 70 odd years or would you rather an eternity of blissfull living in the afterlife with god and all the other witnesses up there. or you can burn in hell and eventually be destroyed....
  • Well, sometimes it's easier to look towards the negative things, because they seem much more realistic considering that there's hard times in life and people feel that God isn't there when they need him most. ( I'm not speaking for myself or anyone, just statin' what I think. )
  • Mostly satanists do not so much believe in satan, as they reject the hypocricies and dishonesties that have infested the churches of god. If you scan back through history you will see that satan worship in its very different forms tend to flourish in periods when the church goes bad. Then when near collapse forces the church to reform itself satanism vane. Satanism is a reaction religion, not something that can stand on its own. So when you say that it is easier for people to believe in satan, I think you are mistaken. To arrive at satanism they have to believe in god first, and then reject him as either incompetent or evil. regards JakobA
  • most people quickly forget the good things in life but seem to dwell on every misfortune. It is easy to believe they are caused by 'the devil'. blame someone else rather than blame themselves for their own misfortune.
  • Believing in one without the other seems sort of silly if you ask me. Kind of a yin-yang relationship thing those two have got going on there. But to each their own, I guess.
  • 7-24-2017 It is impossible to adequately explain world history without supposing the existence of a devil.
  • Because the lost love the darkness and not the light.
  • It is simply easier to run freely. Matthew 7:13-14 "Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. 14 For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few."
  • Satin likes to make the bad look appetizingly good and the good look terrible. He has to do this in his attempts to draw people away from the beauty and freedom of the Lord God.
  • The Book of job identifies both. (Job 2:1) Afterward the day came when the sons of the true God entered to take their station before Jehovah, and Satan also entered among them to take his station before Jehovah. So how can anyone, knowing this scripture, believe in one and not the other.
  • maybe cause theyre always looking at the bad stuff that happens
  • Because Satan is HERE. (Revelation 12:7-9) And war broke out in heaven: Miʹcha
  • People are idiots. Why do people believe you when you say there are a million stars in the sky but don't believe you when you tell them the paint is wet?
  • I don't know if that's true, but if it IS true, then I think people believe in satan because they see so much evil.

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