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← Beliefwatch: Blasphemy (Challenge)

JackR's Avatar Jump to comment 18 by JackR

David: the point is that we are responding to being told that certain types of blasphemy cannot be recanted: they damn us irretrievably. There is nothing brave about what we are doing at all, because we don't believe this. What we are doing is trying to show people like you that we really, really, no-honest-we're-not-kidding, mean it when we say we disbelieve. Because if we didn't, we wouldn't do this. Part of us would fear damnation. But because we really, really don't believe in this puerile, savage nonsense, it takes no courage at all to deny it. It takes no more courage than it would take you to deny the existence of fairies. Do you see?

Mon, 01 Jan 2007 17:17:00 UTC | #13720