Hedging against God?

A question from Yahoo! Answers:

How to hedge against the risk that God really exists…?
…assuming that we will all find out when we die?

You are misspecifying the risk. The risk is not that God exists, but that you face repercussions because of it. Now look at Jews, Christians, and Muslims; they believe in the same God, but go about it in very different ways. So even if you believe that the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob exists, you still need to decide whether you want to be circumcised and, if so, whether you should go on hajj.

Also, the whole idea of risk may have nothing to do with God. As Albert Einstein once said to Niels Bohr, God does not play dice…

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