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Subject:  Re: Religionists miss the scale of things Date:  3/14/2005  9:23 AM
Author:  madmikeyd Number:  143721 of 519944

<<To be precise, my starting point is a Bible which represents divinely inspired human literature.>>

<No. To be precise, your starting point is a Bible which claims to be "divinely inspired," but for which there is no external evidence that this is the case.>

And, as a theist, that represents a distinction without a difference.

<The Koran also claims to be "divinely inspired."

You're merely accepting that claim from the Bible at face value and rejecting the claim from the Koran for no better reason than you have for accepting the same claim from the Bible.>

Assumes facts not in evidence.

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