What’s the difference between that which exists and that which is Real?
Can some(one)thing exist without being real?
Can some(one)thing be real without existing?
Where do we draw the line between Reality and existence?
Do we exist?
Are we Real?
Does God exist?
Is God Real?
oxforddictionaries.com defines reality as:
“The state of things as they actually exist, as opposed to an idealistic or notional idea of them.” (Oxford Dictionary: Reality)
From this we may surmise that existence is a pre-requisite for reality. Since Reality is the ‘state of things as they actually exist’ which blatantly ascribes existence as a requirement.
This also posits that god exists though he is not real. This is evident whether you believe in god or not because it exists as an idea in our minds and religious texts.
However this also tells us that god is not real because he does not exist tangibly, as it said in the definition ‘as opposed to an idealistic or notional idea’.
Even though I myself believe in god among many other things which exist but aren’t tangibly real, It is evident that he does not exist within our tangible reality.
Perhaps he exists within a higher dimension or outside of dimensions entirely, I do not know for sure though as we can only make guesses and assumptions as to the nature of gods existence.
Let me know what you think in the comments section!