From: Keith Henson (email@example.com)
Date: Wed 18 Jan 2006 - 17:25:48 GMT
At 08:08 AM 1/17/2006 -0800, Richard Brodie wrote:
> > Most of all, the best explanation of what happened when I prayed
> > seemed to be that I was really in some sort of communication with a loving
>Did you consider the alternative, naturalistic explanation that you had
>simply discovered the benefit of conscious, purposeful living? Having
>confidence and clarity about direction in life yields remarkable results. I
>think for many, belief in God is an effective way to get this confidence and
>clarity (as well as some very valuable peer support), but no actual God is
>necessary to produce the results.
i.e., placebo effect.
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