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To: rhema
I’m hardly a devout Christian. But I can’t understand the insistence by some atheists that faith is foolish.

They’re so disdainful of faith.
And yet, they believe in things they can't prove as well.

How do you know George Washington existed?
You never talked to him.
You never saw him.
How do you know the records of him aren't just a contrivance of teachers and delusional historians?
How do you know the stories of him aren't just an ages-old conspiracy to enforce allegiance to America?
And look at some of the things surrounding him that we know couldn't be true.
According to some atheist reasoning I’ve heard about the Bible, doesn't this prove all of the stories false?
For instance, throwing a silver dollar across the Potomac.
Obviously a fabrication.
And the wooden teeth and the cherry tree/cannot tell a lie.
Obviously just plots by a society of GW believers to promote dental hygiene and honesty.

Everyone relies on faith. Even the atheist has faith. Just his faith fits in better with his worldview. Jesus fits in better with mine.

37 posted on 05/23/2009 1:07:19 PM PDT by PressurePoint (Conservative = Liberty, Security, Prosperity)
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To: PressurePoint

How true. Everyone has faith.

It’s simply a matter of who or what one puts his faith in.

83 posted on 05/24/2009 4:15:17 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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