Originally Posted by deadpie
If you think prayer helps, then picture this scenario: You're a married religious parent and your child breaks her leg. Do you pray for it to be fixed or do yo go to a hospital for help? Which is the obviously more logical one to chose? Now, once that doctor has fixed your child's leg, you better be thanking the damn hospital and not your higher power. You know damn well who fixed that leg.
See, with the technology and medical science now, is a higher power really useful or important now?
Another good one is the fact that people have faith that god will cure the sick, yet no one expects an amputee to grow their limbs back.