Re: [XTalk] miracles (forwarded from Bill Arnal)
- Bill Arnal wrote:
> What is wrong with this argumentative sleight-of-hand is that it presentsI kind of found this statement ironic (perhaps in the Alanis
> radically different types of assertions as equivalent. The claim that
> (geuninely miraculous) miracles don't happen is NOT on par with the claim
> that miracles do happen. The former claim is based on common experience and
> our (again, common) understanding of how the universe operates.
Morissette sense), because the common understanding of how
the universe operates at the time the relevant texts were
written is that miracles do happen.
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