Re: Debunk All Religiosity Equally (D.A.R.E.)

From: Party of Citizens (
Date: Tue Jul 10 2001 - 21:18:42 MDT

I would say we are not testing God. We are testing frauds who act in God's
name...and that practice is very much repeated throughout the Bible by
God's servants.

On Tue, 10 Jul 2001, Damien Broderick wrote:

> At 03:07 AM 7/10/01 -0400, Eliezer wrote:
> >Also, if the researchers weren't theological wimps, they'd have dared to
> >ask *which* religion lived longest, instead of trying to do a broad-based
> >survey.
> They'd be putting themselves at grave risk, if they're Christians:
> E.g., the Catholic Catechism at
> explicates, with evidence
> from God Hisself:
> < 2119 Tempting God consists in putting his goodness and almighty power to
> the test by word
> or deed. Thus Satan tried to induce Jesus to throw himself down from the
> Temple and, by this
> gesture, force God to act.[49] Jesus opposed Satan with the word of God:
> "You shall not put
> the LORD your God to the test."[50] The challenge contained in such
> tempting of God
> wounds the respect and trust we owe our Creator and Lord. It always harbors
> doubt about his
> love, his providence, and his power.[51] >
> Bad, doublebad double-blind scientists.
> Damien Broderick

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