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Benjamin Franklin's 2 Questions Still Stand

wstokes Wrote: Apr 30, 2013 6:53 PM
For agreene: if what you say is true then you do not exist. I have more evidence of a God than I have that you are real.
agreene Wrote: Apr 30, 2013 8:04 PM
No wstokes, what you say doesn't compute. I could exist, yet you have no evidence of my existence. That's not the case with god.
In 1787, when delegates at the Constitutional Convention were divided and at an impasse regarding how to build our government and frame the U.S. Constitution, 81-year-old Benjamin Franklin appealed to the other delegates to pray for divine intervention to help them out of their darkness:

"In this situation of this assembly, groping as it were in the dark to find political truth and scarce able to distinguish it when presented to us, how has it happened ... that we have not hitherto once thought of humbly applying to the Father of lights to illuminate our understandings? In the beginning of the contest...