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51 Post author: Alicorn 19 February 2010 12:18AM

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Comment author: kragensitaker 25 February 2010 04:07:05AM 13 points [-]

Since St. Augustine. One of the core tenets of their faith is that the existence of God can be proven through the use of reason alone, and throughout the centuries they have spent almost as much time as the rabbis arguing about dogma, although with a distinctly different attitude about the need to come to a conclusion.

Comment author: orthonormal 27 February 2010 03:29:41AM 6 points [-]

Indeed. Were it not for the Catholic Church's assertion that the existence of God can be known through reason, I might have stopped short of pursuing my doubts all the way to atheism...