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Should religion be taken seriously because of how many people believe in God?

#1Vado_UNPosted 3/16/2013 9:08:11 PM
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#2bratt100Posted 3/16/2013 9:13:12 PM
No.
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#3DarkContractorPosted 3/16/2013 9:36:24 PM
to actually argue that it's evidence of God, that'd be an ad populum fallacy.

but I would definitely say it makes worth further investigating, at least.
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#4Moorish_IdolPosted 3/16/2013 10:30:11 PM
That depends on what "taken seriously" means.
#5Faust_8Posted 3/16/2013 10:37:57 PM
Was geocentrism "more serious" when 99.9% of the people on Earth believed it?
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#6OrangeWizardPosted 3/16/2013 10:44:04 PM
From: Moorish_Idol | #004
That depends on what "taken seriously" means.


Yeah.
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#7Polish_CrusaderPosted 3/16/2013 11:16:03 PM
It depends which religion you are referring to.
#8Far421Posted 3/17/2013 9:34:21 AM
Some religions may be viewed as a serious threat in part for that reason.
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#9almasbabyPosted 3/17/2013 11:35:42 AM
Freedom of religion is protected by law. That's the extent to which it should be taken seriously.
#10SirThinkALotPosted 3/18/2013 9:11:49 PM
I think the fact that so many disparate cultures all have their ways of seeking some kind of god or spirits should at least give someone pause to consider the possibility. I dont think it really shows much one way or the other though....
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