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Re: Theos-World Re: Is Truth Determined by Majority Belief/Vote?

Mar 15, 2009 06:01 PM
by Cass Silva

more like millions - starting with the jesuits down to the evangelicals - we can take solace in knowing that she must have been threat enough to warrant their ridicule


From: Morten Nymann Olesen <>
Sent: Monday, 16 March, 2009 1:08:42 AM
Subject: Re: Theos-World Re: Is Truth Determined by Majority Belief/Vote?

"Why thousands of people ridicule Blavatsky?"

Is that true?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Anand 
To: theos-talk@yahoogro 
Sent: Saturday, March 14, 2009 4:23 PM
Subject: Theos-World Re: Is Truth Determined by Majority Belief/Vote?

--- In theos-talk@yahoogro, "danielhcaldwell" <danielhcaldwell@ ...> wrote:
> The majority of Christians know little if anything of other
> religions and therefore they have accepted Christianity not based on
> a careful study and comparative analysis of Christianity with other
> religions.
> Most of the Christians I have run into are in fact woefully ignorant
> of other religions and not all that knowledgeable of even the Bible
> and Christianity.
> Apparently they have accepted the Christian religion because they
> were born in a predominant Christian country and/or because they have
> believed the claims made by various preachers, priests, etc. And
> many of these claims are questionable to say the least.
> Therefore when one says more people have read the Bible than any
> other religious book in the world or there are more Christians in the
> world than followers of any other religion, what does that really
> prove?
> I assume that hundreds of years ago that the majority of people on
> the planet believed the world was flat. Did that therefore make it
> true?
> Is truth determined by majority vote or majority belief?
> Daniel

You did not answer the questions I asked. Why Bible is most read book? Why it is most influential book in the world? Why millions of Christians accepted persecution to defend Christianity? Why thousands of people became martyrs while spreading their faith and defending it? Why thousands of people ridicule Blavatsky?
Anand Gholap

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