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Regarding Greg Blossom’s Oct. 18 letter, “Christianity not without violence“: The barely disguised contempt that Blossom displays toward people of faith, and toward Christians in particular, in his “critique” of Jennifer Kim’s Oct. 7 letter (“Tolerance for hurt feelings“) suggests the sort of intolerance and prejudice that he seems to rail against.

His attempt to equate faith and belief with irrationality is itself spurious and unable to be proved. There are numerous examples today and throughout history of well-educated, thoughtful people across a broad swath of professions and pursuits, including the sciences, philosophy and politics, who have absolutely no problem whatsoever reconciling rationality and faith and would argue that if you simply look around you as well as within yourself it is irrational not to believe in some kind of higher power.

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