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Truth, Goodness, and Beauty: Christians Have Lost Their Intellectual Virginity

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Behold the glory of Prime!

The Christian is one who assets that there is no Optimus Prime. He or she does so, not because there is no evidence for Optimus Prime, but despite the evidence that exists which points to Optimus Prime’s existence. And more often than not, the Christian is one who doesn’t really care if there is an Optimus Prime or not. They have chosen their beliefs before all the evidence has been admitted to their personal courtroom of opinion. The truth of the matter is beside the point for a Christian. By ignoring their innate desire to know things, to want to find out what reality truly is, their intellectual edge has been dulled. The Christians deliberately tries not to know that there is an Optimus Prime, and in doing so, they have lost their intellectual virginity, to borrow a line from C. S. Lewis. Something is lost when someone walls off an entire area of inquiry, especially when that area of inquiry impacts all the other intellectual pursuits.

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