Nightline poster claims Anthony Flew converteded.

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Nightline poster claims Anthony Flew converteded.

I suspect once again this is another example of twisting words and taking things out of context.

If you are familure with the Anthony Flew claims of conversion. Please go to this thread and respond to this poster. This tactic unfortunatly is pervasive and needs to be challenged at every turn.

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http://forums.go.com/abcnews/Nightline/thread?threadID=527684 

 

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From my understanding, he

From my understanding, he used to be an atheist, but he is now a deist. Deists are as much christians as I am.


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KSMB wrote: From my

KSMB wrote:
From my understanding, he used to be an atheist, but he is now a deist. Deists are as much christians as I am.

Right, 

Jefferson was a deist but far too many Christians twist that geric god of nature to mean the magical god of the bible.

Flews view are still challenged by prominante skeptics but in no way supports the Christian god.

 

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KSMB wrote: From my

KSMB wrote:
From my understanding, he used to be an atheist, but he is now a deist. Deists are as much christians as I am.

 

He's also conceded that his move to deism is based on bad cosmology, i.e. an argument from ignorance.

So he's conceded that his position is irrational.

So, I can see how a theist would consider him a kindred spirit. 

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