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Old 03-25-2009, 08:41 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by GarfieldJL View Post
When we compare the Greek and Roman gods of antiquity to Yahweh, there are some marked differences, primarily the weird instances in history, that they are now trying to explain via science, because what they thought didn't happen is looking more and more like it happened.

... There are even some instances in modern times that look mighty odd to have been pulled off. Like Israel holding off multiple countries at the same time when they first became a country.

There have been incidents that should have ended in death that have not. There have been unexplainable events that have happened that you really can't explain via science.
These are arguments for ignorance. Just because you don't know the answer or cause doesn't imply that the dominant myth of your culture is either the answer or the cause.

What are your good reasons for believing in a god?

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