How do you compassionately tell a supernatural believing person that they are borderline stupid?

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Post by Greatest I am » Thu Jan 25, 2018 6:04 pm

[quote=""Politesse""]You realize the same could be said of any fragment of knowledge, yes? Obviously intelligence does not make you immune to being wrong. [/quote]

True, but intelligence does not believe B.S. on faith alone.

Faith without facts is for fools.

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Post by Roo St. Gallus » Thu Jan 25, 2018 6:39 pm

With regards to the OP question, I'm tempted to say, "Direct them to sign up at TalkFreethought."

But, then, I realized that wouldn't be particularly 'compassionate'.
IF YOU'RE NOT OUTRAGED, YOU'RE NOT PAYING ATTENTION!

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Post by Greatest I am » Thu Jan 25, 2018 8:17 pm

[quote=""Roo St. Gallus""]With regards to the OP question, I'm tempted to say, "Direct them to sign up at TalkFreethought."

But, then, I realized that wouldn't be particularly 'compassionate'.[/quote]

It might be. I like that place and it's members.

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Post by Roo St. Gallus » Thu Jan 25, 2018 11:42 pm

[quote=""Greatest I am""]
Roo St. Gallus;683159 wrote:With regards to the OP question, I'm tempted to say, "Direct them to sign up at TalkFreethought."

But, then, I realized that wouldn't be particularly 'compassionate'.
It might be. I like that place and it's members.

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Most excellent!
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