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Gordon Taylor

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Are people of faith in fact gullible?

Gullibility is the belief in something with no substantiating facts to support that something. I contend that if you believe in something based upon Scripture, whichever religion you belong to then you are gullible. That is not to mean evil or stupid but simply gullible. This also differs somewhat from credulous depending on what actions you take in support of your beliefs or faith.

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      Apr 21 2013: I guess what is taken literally and what metaphorically depends on the sect, teachers, scholarly or lay person opinion.

      My pastor taught flood literal, revelations, symbolic etc.

      Others see codes etc.

      I guess there are more genuine pasters and christiansd than shonks and manipulators. Not sure if the pastor profession, priesthood etc attracts more than the general population. But there and many livelihoods financially linked to organised and new age beliefs, and a few full time atheists.

      Thanks for expanding.

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