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It illustrates the classic conflict inherent in faith. Faith is about KNOWING something is true even if the evidence points to the contrary.
Originally posted by All Seeing Eye
Sebatwerk, Faith is wishing something is true. Knowledge, is knowing something is true.
I don't even begin to assume that I know the secret to the miracle of life... Why do the religious? And as for the godless being more likely to be deviants... I hope, sir, that you, sir, do not thumb your nose at me, sir...
And as for Voltaire believing that false religion is preferable to none? Perhaps as a means to keep the unwashed masses in check.