Fish Story

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  • Jesus Christ Existed as a Historical Person and was Not a Myth

    51.) Why couldn't the disciples have made up the whole story? One of them had only to deny his story under these inducements, or still more because of possible imprisonment, tortures and death, and they would all have been lost. Follow that out." (Pascal, Pensees 322, 310) The "cruncher" in this argument is the historical fact that no one, weak or strong, saint or sinner, Christian or heretic, ever confessed, freely or under pressure, bribe or even torture, that the whole story of the resurrection was a fake a lie, a deliberate deception.

  • Is the Resurrection of Jesus historically probable?

    This is why a fish story, which grows with each retelling, can eventually lead the teller to believe it." [1]So we have established that memories are fallible and that recounting their story in fact changes their memory often without them recognizing it. It would have to be something so big to create that big of a solid story with no holes or uncertainties in the story and have none of the disciples slip up and tell false information. Rarely do we tell a story or recount events without a purpose.

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  • ~~Agnosticism~~

    However, just like your grandpa probably didn't "almost catch that giant fish that barely got away" doesn't mean nobody else caught the fish? ;) if you get what i am trying to say, basically just because one person tells a fish story doesn't mean they all aren't true. However, just like your grandpa probably didn't "almost catch that giant fish that barely got away" doesn't mean nobody else caught the fish?

  • What little things piss you off?

    People who tell "big fish" stories, and the people who then feel the need in response to tell a "bigger fish" story 14. People who tell "big fish" stories, and the people who then feel the need in response to tell a "bigger fish" story : 14. People who tell "big fish" stories, and the people who then feel the need in response to tell a "bigger fish" story : 14.

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