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This is interesting for non-believers, but Theists do not hold their beliefs so dear and take the stories on faith by basing things on facts, logic or sound reasoning. So that is sound arguments have very little effect on changing the mind of a Theist. I have had the better luck by connecting on an emotional and psychological level first, to bypass the built in distrust. Most often older people are too far gone being fearful and stubborn to reach by any method. But I have had some luck with a small number of educated younger people who still had open minds, and were willing to try to understand how they came to believe the things they do. The Socratic method popular with street epistemologists seems to be effective in some cases too.
I love Sam's many books and great ideas, too..

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