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← Update - Podcast June 5 Interview with Peter Boghossian - "Faith: Pretending to know things you don't know"

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@ Comment 4 by Schrodinger's Cat...
By the time we've established that I don't have the faith, and I can't request it (per Matthew 7:7, Mark 11:24) because I don't "qualify", I suggest that the believer pray that I receive faith. SInce, as a believer, he or she has the "authority" to make such a request, it should be easy to overwhelm my doubt. I mean, how do I rate, as a mere non-believer, to resist the will of the Big Man? So far I have not been filled with the ho-lee spirit, and I consider these two verses to represent one of the essential lies of christianity. Is this not a testable hypothesis? ;-)
Steve

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Comment 6 by QuestioningKat

Faith is...Pretending to know things you don't know.


Mark Twain SAID "Faith is believing what you know ain't so." It might be more correct to say "Faith is pretending to believe what you know ain't so."

Tue, 22 May 2012 00:52:45 UTC | #942716