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To my fellow Christians

#1PurpleLizardPosted 4/20/2013 9:55:48 AM
How do you tell an atheist that he's wrong?
#2Burning_WolfXPosted 4/20/2013 9:57:55 AM
"Telling" and "convincing" are two very different things. If you tell him but don't convince him that he's wrong, then there's not much point in telling him if he won't believe you.
Sometimes I'd like to ask God why He allows poverty, suffering, and injustice when He could do something about it. But Im afraid He'd ask me the same thing.
#3JonWood007Posted 4/20/2013 10:03:27 AM
As an atheist who was a Christian, I'll tell you what will convince us. Good solid evidence, and not evading this burden by calling us closed minded, biased, or saying "we need to have faith" or something like that. The evidence should also be reliable/from a reliable source. Don't expect us to be convinced by something you read off of an apologetics site or answers in genesis.
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#4IamvegitoPosted 4/20/2013 10:17:40 AM
I don't.
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#5Magyar15Posted 4/20/2013 10:17:58 AM
"You're wrong"
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means - Sallust
#6Moorish_IdolPosted 4/20/2013 11:17:08 AM
Telling them they're wrong is the easy part. If they reply with "Why?" well, then you're screwed.
#7Resident WeevilPosted 4/20/2013 11:31:44 AM
PurpleLizard posted...
How do you tell an atheist that he's wrong?

Allow me to retort; How do you tell a Christian that he's worshiping a figment of his imagination?
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#8DoGCyNPosted 4/20/2013 11:33:05 AM
I don't. I merely tell them the Gospel, try to be friends with them, and let God work.
2 Corinthians 12:7-10
#9LosingStreak06Posted 4/20/2013 11:38:04 AM
As a non-Christian.... Show, don't tell.
Show me your might! Give me your best shot!
You call this a fight? I said your best shot!
#10OrangeWizardPosted 4/20/2013 12:09:26 PM
From: Magyar15 | #005
"You're wrong"

Trolling and making valid arguments are not mutually exclusive