Elijah E. Stephens says: "You are right about there being psychological factors involved in thinking. However, one can take them into account, and work pass them."
Ariex: YES! We are all individuals, and yes, we all have biases, whether we want to believe that or not. Nobody is able to completely "take into account" one's own biases, nor can anyone "work pass them". They are a part of who we are.
Elijah E. Stephens says: "I became a Christian at a young age, and was involved in the church. As I recognized them, I started to have deep doubts, and so I started studying the resurrection from both sides."
Ariex: If this were true, it would be reflected in your presentations. From what you offer, it appears that you allowed apologists to present "both sides" for you. Otherwise you would recognize that your "facts" are not at all established as FACTS.
Sorry, Elijah, but your bias is clearly showing (as is mine, freely admitted), but your evidence is not so clearly in evidence.
(one large clue is your repeated reference to the Holocaust in comparison to the resurrection---the former is within the natural realm, the latter is not. Large scale murder is well documented, resurrection is completely undocumented. No, the Gospel stories are not "documentation", they are fantastic tales, anecdotes from unknown sources about things only known in stories.)
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