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Wed Aug 23, 2017, 08:32 PM

To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible [View all]

Thomas Of Aquinas, a Christian philosopher.

To paraphrase, to a theist, faith requires no proof. One has faith, or one does not. In contrast, Satoshi Kanazawa, a self-described
Scientific Fundamentalist:

Unfortunately, there are many other misconceptions about science.  One of the most common misconceptions concerns the so-called “scientific proofs.”  Contrary to popular belief, there is no such thing as a scientific proof.


https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-scientific-fundamentalist/200811/common-misconceptions-about-science-i-scientific-proof

So in all the debate over faith, and faith versus science, it appears that many non-theists insist on proof of faith. Proof in a scientific sense. As well to ask why Einstein or Hawkins are not mentioned in the Bible.

And if a non-theist asks why faith is, or why it persists, a theist would answer that faith persists because the Creator persists.

Thoughts?

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