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← Can theists be convinced by reason?

Quine's Avatar Jump to comment 4 by Quine

I'd go with the comment Jos Gibbons made above and do some research into what people who did reason their way out of theism say got them started or made a difference. There are plenty of videos on YouTube where people tell their story. As for relating to the people around you, I also interact with friends and neighbors, who are theists, and have been working on getting a balance. I tell them I am "not a person of faith" because for them it is a matter of faith, not reason. However, my experience is that when I do that, they start trying to use reason to justify their faith, which always collapses back upon them. Some will ignore that, but it will start more questions in the minds of others.

Fri, 09 Dec 2011 21:26:09 UTC | #897277