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← Chris Hallquist debunks the resurrection

j.mills's Avatar Jump to comment 4 by j.mills

There are zillions of reports of UFOs and ghosts. That's not to say that either exists (except in the pedantic sense of UFO), but the witnessing of both is itself a diverse and complex phenomenon, that can only be easily dismissed by someone unfamiliar with the material. There is much to be learned about human psychology, atmospheric phenomena, media behaviour, factionalisation, etc, from these fields.

This being so, I wonder if they are at all appropriate parallels for the resurrection, a unique 'event' for which there is no immediate witness and no evidence. It would have been helpful if Russell had gone into the way Hallquist employs these analogies a little more.

Fri, 12 Feb 2010 01:20:00 UTC | #440736