Originally Posted by Aminka Ozmun
Otherwise, you wind up thinking that the universe was literally created in seven 24-hour periods.
How do you know it wasn't?
Lycan, if you believe that I am ignorant, and committing great evil out of ignorance, and you had the power to simply wave a magic wand and have me magically turn into a wise do-gooder, would you wave that magic wand?
That assumes I believe there is such a thing as great evil which you can cause others.
Parables are mnemonic devices. They are not a secret code.