Posted by Lou Pilder on November 24, 2002, at 9:42:02
In reply to Re: please be supportive of religious faith, posted by oracle on November 24, 2002, at 5:33:46
The post,"which God?" could be seen by reasonable men to have different motivations by the asker of the question.
One motivation could be to challenge people to defend their faith, for to answer the question , one would have to separate their faith from all others, and declare in some way that their faith is the "correct" one. Now IsoV points out that it would be quite an endevor to do so, and I agree with her. So if the questioner is challenging others, then I would agree with the administration that the question is "not supportive", for it goes without saying that a person's faith is the correct one FOR THEM and no one [has] to defend.
Now there can be other motivations for the poster asking the question and if the question was rephrased in some way to appear to be asking for support, like Iso M also indicates, then that would be , IMO, a benifit to fostering discussion to support faith. A question like, what did Krishna , or Jesus, or Bhudda, or Muhammad, or an idol, or The Word of God, or some other say or do that makes one have faith in regards to the formentioned, would be, IMO, a supportive question, but to answer, as ISO W writes, wouold be quite an endevor. Difficult, but not impossible, IMO.