And what if redeeming this single lottery ticket comes with a lot of special requirements which must be followed your entire life before you can cash in? If you only had a 1 in 200 million chance of winning something would you be willing to alter what most likely is your only real life in such a way to meet the special requirements of winning that lottery? Would you be willing to:
become a total vegetarian?The statement "If you believe in God and turn out to be incorrect, you have lost nothing" really doesn't include the loss of wasting your entire life following a false belief. Belief in God rarely comes without strings attached and some of the added requirements are not worth the effort when you consider the odds of getting a payoff. This is especially true if you are not guaranteed that you are believing in the One True God (tm).
live in a cave?
bang your head on the ground several times a day?
wear uncomfortable shoes?
shave your pubic hair?
eat raw chicken entrails?
sleep on sharp rocks every night?