How can anyone actually believe in a higher power?

There is not a single shred of evidence corroborating any account of the existence of a higher power. Old books that are full of contradictions and quite obviously written by men don't count as proof. You would think that a superior being would be capable of something a bit more impressive. How do people... show more There is not a single shred of evidence corroborating any account of the existence of a higher power. Old books that are full of contradictions and quite obviously written by men don't count as proof. You would think that a superior being would be capable of something a bit more impressive.

How do people actually fool themselves into believing that a higher power exists, at least one that takes an interest in human affairs?
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