A delusion is something that people believe in despite a total lack of evidence.

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Metaphors are fine if they aid understanding but sometimes they get in the way.

Metaphors are fine if they aid understanding, but sometimes they get in the way.

I don't know what to think about magic and fairy tales.

I don't know what to think about magic and fairy tales.

Complex statistically improbable things are by their nature more difficult to explain than simple s

Complex statistically improbable things are by their nature more difficult to explain than simple statistically probable things.

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If children understand that beliefs should be substantiated with evidence as opposed to tradition, authority, revelation or faith, they will automatically work out for themselves that they are atheists.

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