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I feel like I've been talked to by Dad.

In one thing you are correct, Bob ...

The argument about William has gone on long enough, which is an aside from my original suggestion:  His razor can cut (depending upon the wielder) any complexity of explanation, including atheistic ones.

thanks for the input,


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     Wasn't trying to be overbearing, but you're right about the razor cutting both ways.  One of the problems with Occam's razor is the sharpness of the blade; another is that there is no handle to grasp.  Wisdom commends cooperation over blood loss.
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Stephen,

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But I would like to point out that you've changed your position somewhat.


My position hasnít changed, Bill may or may not have believed in god.


Bob,

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Grinch, you've had some English education, haven't you?


Actually Iíve had very little formal education due mainly to the fact that I suffer from a bad case of autodidacticism contracted at an early age.

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Grinch,

If that's only in the same sense we could say: "Grinch may or may not believe what he's saying", then I'll take it, and leave it at that.     


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Bad comparison Stephen - I definitely donít believe a single word I say.

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Grinch -- Which is a good thing.  Belief is just another mind-trap, and who needs to kill time gnawing at one's brain to get out of it.

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