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Old 05-10-2019, 04:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Jay100 View Post
No because some people might need it for protection. Pure evil does exist and that is the reason the bat was created. If you don't believe it then I have a bridge to sell you....

But religion isn't for protection. You have forgotten what the analogy is...and so have I.

Originally Posted by Jay100 View Post
Cause ignorant people use it as a weapon. If you were to pick up a powerful bat and start hitting people with that, then, eventually people are going to revolt. The bat itself is not evil. The people behind it are.

(Trans) True. But that's a good reason to take away the bat, right?

Take away the bat and the people that misuse it are powerless. Give the people the bat - and it only acts to help those who misuse it. You perpetrated the error of changing the point of the analogy from shooter is at fault -not the gun, to claiming that people need the gun for protection. This is the problem with ad hoc apologetics - responding to each point individually while not looking at the whole argument and arguing consistently. Not to mention using analogy as evidence.

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