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Author Topic:   Books for Skeptics
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From: frozen wasteland
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Message 9 of 12 (737518)
09-26-2014 12:42 PM
Reply to: Message 2 by Phat
09-25-2014 4:30 PM

Re: The Heart Of Skepticism
Phat writes:

I can understand why a skeptic would read a book to verify and strengthen their worldview....just as a believer reads books and hears testimonies that strengthen their faith.

A skeptic, by his very nature, is just as likely to read a book that questions or even threatens his worldview. If he seeks only to reinforce what he already (thinks he) knows, he's no skeptic.

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