Some resistant non-theists, upon coming to belief, would immediately reject loving relationship.
• …many testify that they'd resist
• …many historical examples exist
Some non-theists would just form a perpetually improper relationship with God if, in their current state, they suddenly believed and even entered into a kind of relationship with God.
• …the human does not recognize God as Good
• …the human rejects moral transformation
• …the human lacks right desire for God (e.g. praising, praying etc.…
• …just for gifts,
• …religious experiences, or
• …escaping punishment.)
• …the human is jealous of God's power
• …the human considers himself authority in its formation
**Some non-theists, if they became theists, would enter proper relationship with God but then abandon it later in life.
• …because of disbelief in God's goodness
• …because of a growing jealousy of God
• …because hatred of God's allowing suffering
• …because of a love of sin
But so what?
• …that short time would be worth it to a loving God.
Plausibly, greater relationship goods ultimately obtain with God's existence being unclear to some non-believers
• …a greater total number of everlasting relationships
• …a greater total of everlasting quality in relationships
• …a greater total of everlasting quality in the relationship under review
Greater goods around the world ultimately obtain with God's existence being unclear to some non-believers
• …more relationship goods[See above]
• …more justice
• …more mercy
• …more moral knowledge
• …more seeking of God
• …more uncoerced moral choices
God can have relationship with someone just fine even while the person is a non-theist. [Full article.]. This is relevant because the reason God allegedly would prove his existence is in order to allow for relationship—that reason would be gone.
But so what?
• …belief is required for a relationship that is deep and reciprocal.1
The greatest kind of love is Earthly/motherly love.1(Forthcoming) This is relevant because, >• J.L. Schellenberg: “The possibility of some form of personal interaction with the parent will (insofar as she is able to ensure it) always be there. What loving parent would ever willingly allow this possibility to be taken completely away? Parental love will not permit this to occur when it can be prevented.” [“What the Hiddenness of God Reveals,” Divine Hiddenness: New Essays (Cambridge, 2002), 24.]