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Author Topic:   Perceptions of Reality v3
Dogmafood
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Message 7 of 40 (726698)
05-11-2014 8:44 AM
Reply to: Message 1 by RAZD
05-10-2014 2:15 PM


Reality can be swayed by faith
The thing about faith is that sometimes it can be validated by reality even though there was no objective or reasonable support for the faith beforehand. This is most obvious in the case of some truly unlikely military victories such as the English victory at Agincourt in 1415 when 6000 English troops defeated 30000 Frenchmen. Hannibal's victory against the Romans at Cannae in 216 bc or the Israeli victory in the 6 day war in 1967.

Sometimes reality develops in complete opposition to logic and reason.

Edited by ProtoTypical, : Cannae


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Dogmafood
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Message 13 of 40 (726709)
05-11-2014 9:50 AM
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05-11-2014 9:20 AM


Re: Reality can be swayed by faith
It was the introduction and massive use of the English longbow that gave them the victory

We both agree that there is always a reasonable explanation after the fact. I guess my point was that it is not always delusional to maintain beliefs in concepts that are at odds with reason.


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