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Old 26th March 2020, 08:54 AM   #1118
P.J. Denyer
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
I don't think it does. It proves their god doesn't protect them from snakebite. The police are supposed to protect me from criminals, but if I get murdered in my bed tonight that doesn't prove the police don't exist.
I think it was Lyall Watson who wrote that you can't prove that goats can't fly by throwing them off a tower, all you can prove is that a particular goat could not, or chose not to fly.
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