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Rational argument does not create belief, but it maintains a climate in which belief may flourish.


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The true believer is not someone who disengages from this world in order to focus on heaven, but rather the one who tries to make this world more like heaven.



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We live on earth; our homeland is in heaven.



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All the important things in life lie beyond reason... and that's just the way things are.





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