In a message dated 2/15/99 5:45:13 PM Central Standard Time, MemeLab@aol.com writes:
<< It could mean that you have other reasons to trust them in addition to the
reasons not to trust them. And on the balance, you reasonably decide to
in spite of the reasons not to. Or it could mean that you are walking into the polar bear pit with a hot dog, having faith that a voraciously hungry polar bear will end the feast with only your hot dog.
BTW, wasn't there another "faith" story in the Bible, something about Daniel and the pit of lions and his faith saving him? Except I don't think that he had a choice in that situation. Don't try this at home, kids.