[ExI] Yesterday's Mashed Potatoes
godsdice at gmail.com
Sat Apr 26 15:33:43 UTC 2008
On 4/23/08, John Grigg <possiblepaths2050 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ric Strongitharm wrote/quoted:
> "Faith, the size of a mountain, can't budge a mustard seed."
> Ahh, but what is the nature of faith? Absolute 100% belief as a
> motivating force for action can work wonders.
> John : )
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> Absolute, 100% belief is blinding dogma. The "wonders" that it works
include suicide bombings, indoctrination of children and infanticide (eg.
Andrea Yates, et al).
Furthermore, placebos are know to work wonders.
I'd rather have an information-backed opinion than faith. :>)
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