From: Zero Powers <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: 11 May 2001 15:34
Subject: Re: Pascal's wager
>>From: Spike Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> > Zero Powers wrote: You might also point out that if you live a life of
>> > "sin" you only have a 50% chance of going to hell...
>>Zero, what church were you raised in? (Sounds like a fun one.)
>>In mine, your probability of hell (P-sub-h) was durn near 1, should
>>one stray from the straight and narrow. I was one of those
>>suckers that stayed with the old S+N. Guess its never too
>>late to have a misspent youth, tho.
>Spike, I was raised fundie Christian. And as you know if you didn't tow
>line (repent, accept Christ as your personal Lord and Savior, etc., etc.)
>your chances of eternal damnation were 100%. What I meant above was that
>there is only a 50% chance (at best) that that theology is accurate.
As I understand it predestination says that even if you do toe the line you
still have a good chance of being one of the damned - after all God decided
if he was going to save you or not before he even made the world!
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