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← What do you say to your faith-based neighbors?

Quine's Avatar Jump to comment 22 by Quine

Religious people will often say to me, "But, you have faith too ...." so I have trained myself to cut them off before they can finish the mischaracterization with, "I have reasonable expectations based on prior evidence." I can now rattle that off in about three seconds. What usually happens, then, are several seconds of blank silence while that sinks in. It would be nice if I had a single term that had a definition that most people would recognize as the same thing as saying that whole sentence, so if you know such a word, please tell me.

Sat, 10 Mar 2012 01:11:42 UTC | #925761