"Just have to remember, when a cancer patient is cured, it wasn't the prayers that cured her. It was the team of medical specialists and her family supporting her. Those are the things to truly have faith in."
"That was very poetic Kim.
One thing, to draw another metaphor from The Matrix, is life outside isn't as comfy as inside. I can see the appeal in believing there's an all powerful friend that's got your back, there's a safety net,…"
Welcome to TA! I personally was never indoctrinated as a child so I can't relate to your story explicitly. I can recall every time I was exposed to religion as a child for it to not make any sense and I couldn't see any appeal…"
"I definitely wouldn't view Dawkins as an extremist. He's passionate about evolutionary biology and views the willfully ignorant positions of Creationism and Intelligent Design for what they are. A threat to reason,…"
"Personally death doesn't scare me. I'm rather looking forward to being laid to rest someday. In my mind it's no different than passing out from drinking too much, except ya don't wake up with a hangover later.
"Lyndsay, Thank you for sharing! It helps me understand my daughter more.
I was never indoctrinated as a child so have never believed. I have a daughter where her mother and I divorced when she was 2. She lived with her mom until 8 and was heavily…"
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