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Az Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-12-04 05:30 PM
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21. There is more tied up in belief than simple philosophical arguments
For most people it frames their life. For those that cling to such anamolies real hope is tied into these things. Hope is truly a two edged sword. While it can give people strength to carry on against amazing odds it can collapse and devestate a person trebling the damage that may have come to them.

It is sad that these people were deluded into these beliefs. But smashing their hopes is not humane. There are other ways to guide people back to reason if it needs to be done at all.
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