There’s a bizarre symmetry when believers and unbelievers debate the existence and influence of the supernatural on our temporal world. Both sides offer an answer, one side using an ancient book and the other deferring to science. But as flawed as a book of uncertain origins and a tumultuous history may be as a guide, using the word of a PhD to confirm that science knows something for sure isn’t always the right way to go either. Atheism and theism are fundamentally different and when passionate atheists start mimicking the behavior of passionate theists, they need to be aware of how the world sees them.

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Comment by Greg F. on January 26, 2009 at 2:31am
Link fixed. Sorry about that... I was missing a closing quote in the code.

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