A Query at Easter

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A Query at Easter

Postby The Weary Professor on April 5th, 2011, 11:02 am

Dear Tom,

You often speak of conventional Christianity in negative or whimsical terms. Yet if it is wrong, why does it persist?

You might easily brush this query off with a long catalog of wrongheaded notions that stubbornly persist, but I would dearly welcome your heartfelt thoughts on the matter.

With all best wishes,

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Re: A Query at Easter

Postby Tom Baker on April 14th, 2011, 8:56 pm

Dear Prof,

Read The End of Faith by Sam Harris and then relax. So you are going to lose everything you love, family, friends and all possessions. And so am I, and so is everyone. This is a scary thought, so scary that most faith people can't bear it. I personally embrace it and meantime try to be cheerful and offer to carry old ladies' bags. I also laugh a lot though that may be nerves. Who knows?

Happiness isn't everything, Professor.

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