Talking about Was Moses high on Mount Sinai? – Science- msnbc.com

Was Moses high on Mount Sinai? – Science- msnbc.com

Well, that makes sense.  Either he was in an altered state, he was mentally ill, or he and his circle pulled off one of the most successful hoaxes in history.  Yes, I am a skeptic, and I think that’s healthy.  Faith is a dangerous thing.  The last line of that story is pretty alarming: "We have to fear not for the fate of the biblical Moses, but for the fate of science."  Science operates on the principle of facts, if you make a statement, it had better be backed up with evidence.

If someone came up to you and said "I am the messiah!" you would probably think "this guy just escaped from Bellvue", and not "this guy is the messiah".  As they say, when you hear hoofbeats, think horses, not zebras (well, except in africa).

So, keep questioning, be glad Huckabee isn’t going to be president except under the most unusual circumstances (he gets the VP spot from McCain, who then goes down like in The Manchurian Candidate).

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