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It should hardly be surprising that there are many resurrection stories. There is hardly a more dramatic event than the death of a person (that's why so many dramas have been written about it), and hardly a more-often-wished and more-strongly-wished event than they should come back to life again. (The very fact that "come back to life" fits so comfortably in our lexicon is a sign of that.)

All it takes for large numbers of people to believe that it has actually happened is the special commitment to gullibility that is religion.

Fri, 12 Feb 2010 02:08:00 UTC | #440743