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Ratio Christi

DCM in FL Wrote: Aug 10, 2012 10:31 AM
I recognize the pattern he demonstrates. He wants to sound -- wants to be -- objective. But what many of us know to be true he finds unappealing, as many unsurprisingly do. So, in spite of his best intentions, he always ends up making his logic subservient to what he prefers to believe.
HeraldOfGalactus Wrote: Aug 10, 2012 10:35 AM
I do want to be objective because I actually do care whether or not a claim or belief is true. There are a lot of unappealing things I accept because there's simply too much evidence. I'd prefer the current model of the universe be different because it means this universe will one day just burn out. I would rather have an eternal universe. But there's no evidence of it. And how can you say I only prefer what I believe when the very basis of apologetics provides so many excuses for those who want to believe their religion?
In one week, it starts all over again. Thousands of young people will enroll in classes in the sixteen-campus University of North Carolina system. Before the first day of class is over, the professors and administrators will begin the assault on students and their Judeo-Christian values. Parents will have spent their entire lives saving money that will ultimately be used to turn their children against them. Students will unlearn everything they were taught about the foundations of liberty, the basis of morality, and will even begin questioning the very existence of truth. Before long, many parents will realize they have risked...