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Comment 38 by beingmrkenny :

What I remind myself is that if something is true, then it will still be true after my questions. So, if Christianity is true, I am doing it no harm whatsoever by asking questions about it. If something is false, then hopefully my questions will uncover that, and if it turns out it was false all along then there is no harm at all in throwing it out as something to believe in.

Now there is an excellent point. It not only comforts and enables those who are afraid to ask questions, it also explains why religions don't want you to ask!

I don't know who said it, but "Religion doesn't provide answers, it only discourages questions."

Puff, I think you're learning to move truth up the scale of what is important, and that is a worthy and noble task in itself. Long may it continue.

Thu, 26 Jul 2012 10:15:27 UTC | #950099