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Response to IronGate (Reply #31)

Thu Jul 31, 2014, 11:31 AM

36. I think it is like religion

 

No matter how much evidence contradicts religious beliefs, many people can't be convinced they are wrong. Beliefs become hard wired. I was very much brought up on religion, but it didn't take, unlike my sisters.

Since, to me, it is extremely obvious that Israel is very much to blame for this conflict. But your brain wiring won't allow you to see that, for some reason. I don't understand it, based on my view.

Could I have some beliefs that are hard-wired that are irrational? Perhaps, but obviously I wouldn't recognize that fact.

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