Then how come I changed and became aware of a profound inner awareness when I allegedly "got saved"? And why do many others report the same change?
How come there are so many suicide bombers? How come there are so many mental illnesses? How come there are so many crazy sects willing to think and believe all sorts of batshit crazy things? How come Mormons, Scientologists, dowsers, Hindus, astrologers?
It's your mind Phat, it can do powerful things to you. Do voluntary work in a mental hospital for a few months - you'll see that people can sincerely believe absolutely anything. Nothing can change a Napoleon of Jesus's mind that they're delusional.
No, just the way our brains are wired. You would not believe what you believe now had you been born to Hindu parents. We learn beliefs, we are programmed to believe them - some peoplemore than others.
Je suis Charlie. Je suis Ahmed. Je suis Juif. Je suis Parisien. I am Mancunian. I am Brum. I am London.I am Finland. Soy Barcelona
"Life, don't talk to me about life" - Marvin the Paranoid Android
"Science adjusts it's views based on what's observed. Faith is the denial of observation so that Belief can be preserved." - Tim Minchin, in his beat poem, Storm.