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38 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 25 October 2007 11:47PM

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Comment author: sullyj3 27 September 2014 03:30:43AM *  3 points [-]

The easiest way into a Christian's head is to start comparing how they act with how they believe. It is hard to do this without making it personal, but with practice and a heaping dose of respect for how much it hurts to hear the charges you can do it.

I strongly disagree. The fact that people aren't perfect is a major component of Christian ideology. Christians are aware that they're hypocrites, and they try to do better. That doesn't invalidate their worldview. There are plenty of better arguments which do that on their own.

Comment author: cwillu 24 March 2017 02:53:35PM 0 points [-]

I think this might have been intended more in the purple dragon sense than anything: focus on how they know exactly what experimental results they'll need to explain, and what that implies about their gut-level beliefs.