Mudcat Café message #1712832 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #90369   Message #1712832
Posted By: bobad
07-Apr-06 - 07:22 PM
Thread Name: BS: Book of Judas
Subject: RE: BS: Book of Judas
"Why does anyone have to prove any of it? Does everything worth discussing have to be proven?"

One reason may be to protect the gullible (usually the least educated and the poorest members of society) from the hucksters and charlatans who are are only too eager to separate them from their money by making claims that are unproveable.