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‘If you believe in God all bets are off. The Red Sea can part. There’s a temptation to give a bit of ground to rationality. But if you believe in God, why shouldn’t there be angels?’

Indeed:

Why shouldn't there be 77 virgins in paradise if you fly a plane into a skyscraper? Why shouldn't women be considered fallen and sinful creatures after eating an apple? Why shouldn't there be eternal suffering in hell?

He just showed precisely how religion can be so dangerous.

Sat, 17 Sep 2011 21:33:45 UTC | #872054