An honest look at the strengths and weaknesses of Atheism and Christianity, from a Christian-turned-Atheist giving Christianity one more shot
Sunday, March 11, 2012
Can we choose what we believe?
This is a rather esoteric idea, and I'm not even sure it meets the technical definition of "meaningful". But it is a question that has plagued me, particularly in conversations with Christians. Many times I have been told that I need to "believe before I understand". My contention is that belief is not a choice, but rather a state of being