Christian Post’s pro-life brigade were out in force over the week.
The problem with such reporting is that it’s an outright lie. And the best lies told are the ones where the teller believes in the same lie.
So me saying “beware the dinner witch! She will eat you if you don’t eat your broccoli” is an effective lie. A kid may believe in it but slowly question it. It’s why the Dinner Witch, Santa and the Tooth Fairy “die” as beliefs at a certain age. We may joke about them and enforce the belief when younger but later on we become less supportive. The belief dies because we don’t believe in it.
To me the belief in a god doesn’t die out because the lie is believed. Everyone believes the story of a god so belief in said god is enforced and enhanced.
It’s the same with abortion. How many pro-lifers genuinely believe the nonsense that they sprout? [Read more...]