FOR THOSE WHO ARE RELIGIOUS: WHY DO YOU BOTHER DEBATING RELIGION WITH ATHEISTS?
What is the point of those who hold religious beliefs to engage in debates with Atheists? I have seen many such debates on these polls - whether it be Atheists vs. Christianity, Scientology, Judaism, etc. These debates go nowhere. The Atheists believe that all religion is bogus, myth and fantasy, and the religious believe otherwise. They go round and round in circles - often resorting to insults and name calling -- and to what end? For everyone to vent? I haven't seen any Atheist swayed by any religious arguments or vice versa. So my question to those who are religious - why bother? What is the point? What do you hope to achieve?