Lee Corbin wrote:
> I had written
> > > Why not? Yes, if people are going to entertain false beliefs,
> > > I'd of course prefer that they do it in solitude. But it still
> > > has to be stated that not only is what they believe false, but
> > > that there is something very wrong with how they think.
> and Samantha responded, in part
> > I can't believe what I am reading. You have enough knowledge
> > and information to form an opinion. You do not have enough
> > knowledge and information to be dead certain that all those who
> > have religious/spiritual beliefs are believing falsehoods and
> > "there is something wrong with how they think".
> Evidently she's not alone in thinking that someone my sentence
> is to be read as claiming that "all those who have religious/
> spiritual beliefs are believing falsehoods and there is
> something wrong with how they think."
> How do people possibly misread what I wrote? J.R. and I were
> primarily analyzing how *all sorts* of people have various
> beliefs. Why, by "false belief" I definitely meant a belief
> regarded as false by EVERYONE on this list! Such beliefs
> exist, you know!
> So let me go on record as saying that I don't think that there
> is anything wrong with how any of the people on this list think.
Thanks. I needed the clarification.
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