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View Diary: Let's Teach the Controversy of Evolution vs Intelligent Design **Updated with Poll question** (365 comments)

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  •  I would have to disagree (1+ / 0-)
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    I find it perfectly rational for someone to conclude that belief in an afterlife will make living more comfortable than confronting the idea that there is nothing after death.

    •  and belief in a never-empty bank account (2+ / 0-)
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      Thorby Baslim, trumpeter

      will make life more emotionally comfortable for the chronic spender.  Until it is gone.  That is not rational, that is delusional.  We just give religions a pass when it comes to their delusions.

      •  The belief about the never ending bank account (0+ / 0-)

        comes into conflict with reality eventually. The belief in an afterlife? That never comes into conflict with reality. So I think your comparison is inapt.

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