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50 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 05 October 2007 01:59AM

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Comment author: waveman 22 March 2011 10:17:02AM *  3 points [-]

giving up Christianity was my way of selling everything i had to find the pearl of great price

It's very hard to do. I gave up Christianity 39 years ago and I'm still finding large chunks of it floating around in my brain. This was the point of "God is dead" - people no longer believed in God but unconsciously carry on as if it were still true.