French theologian Blaise Pascal formulated a theory about belief or disbelief in God called "Pascal's wager". SelectSmart.com® Make Your Own Flowchart © SelectSmart.com 2011. All Rights Reserved. God Exists The possibilities are... God Does Not Exist You believe in God You don't believe in God You believe in God You don't believe in God Omniscient God realizes that you only believe to escape eternal damnation. He thinks you a damned hypocrite. You will be condemned to remain in hell forever; thus a loss. But at least you'll have plenty of like-minded company down there. No eternal damnation. You will not be rewarded, but you won't punished for your non-belief either. You are damned and sent to Hell. You spent a good portion of your weekends, listening to boring sermons, partaking in rituals and feeling guilty a lot. Your Hell is your waste of time. You didn't waste time with superstitious, irrational beliefs; worrying, feeling guilty, etc. You lose! You win!