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Old 10-02-2007, 11:31 AM   #15
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Of course as soon as an example is given it becomes a point of distraction.

Regardless of the site in question, which I admit to being the first thing I got back from Google, if non-believers come back from an NDE believing, I am asserting that it doesn't fit into Sam Harris' steps. Achilles was asking for was
Originally Posted by Achilles
is the what flaws a theist would find with Mr. Harris' steps regarding the acquisition/maintenance of faith
Though I wouldn't call myself a theist, I figured the request wasn't closed to me.

The sudden belief in God in the case of NDE obviously didn't require step 1 or step 2 to occur. It was due to an overwhelming experience that was enough to shake off skepticism. I suppose if someone experienced a miracle, that could become a similar case of sudden belief.
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