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Old December 6th, 2008, 03:12 PM  
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Default Re: Religion

Originally Posted by ThatCanadianGuy View Post
The point is; biblical literalists think that you must take EVERYTHING in the Bible... literally.
The key word there being literalists. That is not the approach that will benefit you the most when dealing with something like the Bible. It isn't 100% accurate and is made up of different people's experiences and interpretations of those experiences. As such, surely we would be better off taking a less restrictive approach to it?

Originally Posted by ThatCanadianGuy View Post
Makes you wonder; if the bible is full of factual and historical errors, what makes any of its "stories" true. Which is my position; they're nothing but stories that have gotten progressively more embellished with age.
It isn't something which can be proved or disproved. Much like the existence of God.

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