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EOTE Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-31-08 03:34 PM
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63. And science is humble because it recognizes how much is out there to be known.
Quite often religion claims to have answers where there are none. I understand how it developed, it's just human nature. I can certainly understand how people hundreds of years ago would at least want a nice story about how they came to be. But to still cling to those stories when we're at least beginning to find out how it actually happened is just silly. I'm quite aware that we don't have all the answers, but we know enough to discredit the ridiculous stories out there. If you believe that woman was formed from a man's rib, you're not a critical thinker. If you think an old man rounded up two of every animal on the planet and put them on a boat, you're either a child, or an adult who is afraid to let go. Use the bible as a moral compass if you must, as a book filled with allegory and metaphor. But don't think that it actually happened. That's really kind of silly.
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