A Common Misconception among Evolutionists Re: Creation Science

Ray Lanthier rlanthier at earthlink.net
Fri Oct 9 21:06:48 EST 1998



Don Kresch wrote:

> On Thu, 08 Oct 1998 18:44:45 -0700, in alt.atheism, Ray Lanthier
> <rlanthier at earthlink.net> etched in the space-time continuum
>
>         Oh Ray--what ng are you posting from? There's a shitload of bgs in the
> header, and it would be nice to get rid of those who really don't need this. I
> and many others are in alt.atheism.
>

posting FROM? I am postint TO only one ng at a time.

> >
> >
> >Jessica M. Wolfman wrote:
>
> >> >
> >> >Hence, faith in the senses. Faith in reason. Faith in the order of the universe.Faith is evidence of
> >> >a higher order than physical perception.
> >>
> >> Uh, not, not faith. Unless you have reason to believe that your senses
> >> are failing you, the correct word is "confedence", and that's not
> >> faith.
> >>
> >
> >Faith is not much different from confidence.
>
>         It's far different, actually. Confidence requires some evidence. Faith
> decries evidence.
>

False.

> > It is proceeds from a source that is extra-sensory and arational.
>
>         Then we can never have faith, since it is extra-sensory, and we should not
> give it credence, since it is irrational.
>
>         You've just destroyed your own argument.
>

arational not irrational.

> Don
> alt.atheism atheist #51, Knight of BAAWA, DNRC o-
> Atheist Minister for St. Dogbert.
>
> Go away--the message is over






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