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← Why I left Young-earth Creationism

Swordmaiden's Avatar Jump to comment 28 by Swordmaiden

"I've read a book by Alan Hayward (probably the one that 'rescued' Glenn Morton). It's really bad, a truly pathetic straw to have grasped.
Richard "

So why does someone who has obviously used evidential reasoning to conclude about the young-earth theory still grasp the tentative straws of faith? I think it is a deep fear. I recently lost my faith and it was the hardest thing I have ever had to do, I still struggle because this goes deep into ones subconscious. I realise that I was believing what I wanted to believe,and it helped me live my life. It is actually very hard to step out without the "crutch" which once supported you for many years. I presume that this man is at least on the path to finding that courage though his obvious honesty and humility.

Thu, 02 Oct 2008 11:40:00 UTC | #245418