[ExI] Sunday Creationist
sen.otaku at gmail.com
Tue Jul 23 22:09:08 UTC 2019
I don’t know how you don’t feel bad for someone who is so confused... it’s straight up indoctrination. It’s the same mechanism that cults and all radical groups. It’s coercive pressure.
> On Jul 23, 2019, at 3:10 PM, John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 3:24 PM SR Ballard <sen.otaku at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > What I think gets lost in the discussion is that for many young earth creationists, this is seen as a salvation issue. They see themselves mocked for trying to save people from what they believe is an inescapable, indescribable, eternal torture. Imagine yourself is you had such a conviction. Wouldn’t you act in a similar way out of desperation to warn people? I grew up around many such people and I sympathize.
> I don't sympathize at all because explaining why somebody is barbaric and idiotic does not make them one bit less barbaric and idiotic.
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