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Response to AndreaCG (Original post)

Mon Dec 22, 2014, 03:29 PM

43. When facts negate/deny your beliefs, you have two choices

Change your beliefs to conform with facts, or change your facts to conform with your beliefs.

Beliefs, by their very nature, are pliable. Facts are not. So they make their beliefs into their own facts, and voilą! Problem solved.

To them, anyway. They ridicule anyone who believes in the Flying Spaghetti Monster, but when their own beliefs are held up to the light and found at least as dubious, they react with anger and hostility. At bible colleges, they don't seem to teach a lot of Christ's supposed charity or tolerance. They do, on the other hand, seem to give out many advanced degrees in in anger, hostility and intolerance.

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