The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
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Prayer for Atheists

Prayer for Atheists

Sep 21, 2021-- "Legend has it that the physicist Niels Bohr had a horseshoe hanging above his door. A colleague asked him why, to which he responded, "It's for luck." The colleague then asked him if he believed in luck. Bohr reassured him that as a scientist he did not believe in luck. Puzzled, the colleague asked again why Bohr had the horseshoe hanging above his door. Bohr responded, "I'm told that you don't have to believe in order for it to work." William Irwin is a Professor of Philosophy, and author of 'God Is a Question, Not an Answer: Finding Common Ground in Our Uncertainty.' More in this essay. (5815 reads)


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