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The God over Doctors story is sensationalized.

It states 'if the doctors say you are going to die, is it still possible for God to intervene?'

Having literally LIVED (slept, showered, eaten) in a hospital for 10 weeks this year, supporting my new daughter, I won't say people don't talk God, but not a single person I met would prefer God solve thier issue over doctors, and this place is heavily Catholic.

So yeah, story fails the sniff test.

People do NOT prefer God over Doctors, they just hold onto Hope, which has an element of paranormal to it, and IMHO is healthy.

People do NOT prefer God over Doctors, they just hold onto Hope, which has an element of paranormal to it, and IMHO is healthy.

i don't know how healthy it is, but i found the simple truth of this statement moving. it undercuts a lot of the bullshit from both sides of the "atheist/believer" equation, which imho is a good thing. seems to me that the hope that "the doctors are wrong" is an ancient one, and far from unjustified. as science and medicine hone their game, here at the beginning of the 21st century, that hope is getting whittled down (thankfully) but it certainly hasn't disappeared, and i'm not (in a kantean, "categorical imperitive" sense) ready to take it away from "the people".

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