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← Religion 'linked to happy life'

Aaron's Avatar Jump to comment 33 by Aaron

Religious believers are like children around a fire on a cold evening. They lean in to benefit from its warmth. They stare at the flame, wonder at the power and elegance and begin to contemplate eternity. We atheists and skeptics are the unforunate parents who must tend the fire and keep it from spreading. Maybe believers are more content than we atheists because while they are benefitting from the fire we are trying to keep the entire world from burning.

Tue, 18 Mar 2008 15:09:00 UTC | #138641