[ExI] People of Faith, not

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Mon Sep 17 08:14:57 UTC 2007

On 17/09/2007, Khaled Aly <ka.aly at luxsci.net> wrote:

> David put it very nicely. My very humble opinion is close, but not
> identical. People of faith are those who reason and can stand to argue their
> reasoning (i.e. faith). On this basis, Atheists are people of faith since
> they have some theory to backup their belief. In all known religions, most
> of us inherit the "faith". Some of us reason that faith and few of the some
> would 'modify' their faith according to their reasoning and conclusions, and
> not for other considerations.

Atheism is a faith to the same extent that lack of a belief in the
tooth fairy is a faith.

Stathis Papaioannou

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