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So there seems to be something weird about the they believe? If you really believe this, you shouldn’t have to tell yourself, “You’re right, I really should try harder to evangelize.” No, if you really believed, you would already have that motivation! And if you really believed, you wouldn’t need to constantly repeat the doctrines of Christianity to yourself, and do everything you can to “build up your faith.” I don’t need to remind myself that the Holocaust happened or that gravity is real. Um, well their beliefs aren’t just amoral propositions. So if they think God wants them to play life a certain way, they are obligated to comply.I don’t need to constantly “build up my faith” in the existence of magnetism. Hence, wearing a seat belt makes sense if it is their duty in this life to take care of it until the time is right.

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This is not a post for attacking Christian beliefs or promoting atheistic views. Maybe you would refuse to leave until they came away with you. But this is not what Christians do for their friends and family who they really believe are on the verge of falling into eternal torture, even though they this stuff, but they don’t act like it.

Let’s say we all lived in Poland at the start of World War II and you got word that soon, the Nazis were going to invade the town where several of your friends and family lived.

I’m not going to hold a gun to anyone’s head, and for that matter, I don’t think that approach does any good.

But, I will challenge bad thinking and present new information, and perhaps it may cause someone to reconsider their beliefs.

Since they apparently really do believe in Christianity, these things can be easily construed in that light and incidentally there are atheists who buckle and give into religions they harshly criticized before. So there is enough uncertainty to keep them from being totally distraught even if it’s not how they’d like things to go.

Many things in life are not what they want and they didn’t hold that against God, so neither would they hold wayward children against that perspective either.

Ben believe that abortion is murder, why do so many of them choose to protest peacefully and non-violently?

One way to deal with this may be to adopt the deontological stance of considering certain actions intrinsically evil (as in Catholicism), but in that case you can’t justify the death penalty or even basic stuff like self-defense. I know that when I was a Christian, my answers were no, yes, yes. Perhaps I didn’t I think Alex gives a better example, since if Pro-choicers really were accessories to murdering say, teenagers, there’d be no way they’d react the same way. How could you even stand to hold a debate with pro-choice people if that’s really what it means in moral terms?

“Jesus just has to put up with it regardless,” should be their position. Ben Lorkas, I actually remember the masturbation dilemma for myself!

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