That’s a good question, Mr. Map. I’ve got one for you

Image of a sign tacked on a map reads, “Where did your journey start?”

I have to ask, if your journey began in a place that valued one religion over another, why is it that you find it necessary not to worship another religion once you found out so many more existed?

Just curious.

 

4 thoughts on “That’s a good question, Mr. Map. I’ve got one for you

  1. An interesting question to be sure. My journey began in the US, which is ostensibly a Christian country, but I never saw much public worship, and felt positively discouraged from discussing my faith in school. My father was a Christian and gave me a Bible. I think that’s what convinced me. I believe that book, and it makes truth claims that exclude other religions from also being true. I’m sure my father’s influence figured in as well, though I disagree with him fairly widely in politics, sports, etc.

    1. Thanks for your response.

      You may have fallen into a trap, but I’ll be kind.

      I will, however, encourage you to reconsider the “logic” behind this line:

      I believe that book, and it makes truth claims that exclude other religions from also being true.

      Those same religions have books that make truth claims about your book religion.

      Truth claims.

      More like bad insurance.

  2. The fact that other religions make reciprocally exclusive claims does not make the logic of my religion circular in any way. I believe the Bible is true; you think it is bad insurance. Both are logically valid positions.

    As far as falling into a trap, this is a possibility we all face when we decide what to believe and what to reject.

    1. I like how you turned the equally valid position sentence. How very current of you.

      For the record, I didn’t reference circular reasoning.

      Tell me more about this bible as truth claim. How is that exactly?

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