>LOL! What rubbish! Christians love to suffer and hurt but atheists don't so that's the reason we don't believe in god????
Firstly, I didn't say Christians LOVE to suffer, merely that accepting the faith almost always opens the believer up to the realities of the hurting world in which we live
>We fear emotions like love and devotion?
I simply mean that given the state of the world, offering unconditional love, and the inherent risk of being hurt, is difficult.
>Our families and friends will be surprised by this claim of yours. And you call that "sophisticated thinking"?
What do I call sophisticated thinking?
>You said "Emotion is viewed as weakness." And then, "Christians, however, tend to embrace emotion, see it as necessary to life." So I conclude from those two statements that christians are weak. And since you claim atheists deny our emotions, that must make us strong!!
I believe we are more open to the risk of being hurt. Look at what Christians have endured historically, and I'll think you agree that Christians see the value of Christ as worth the risk of pain.
>Do I understand you correctly?
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