On Belief in Religious Doctrine

I once thought that belief in a religious doctrine was a matter of choice. However, experience over the years has taught me that it is more a matter of whether one’s past conditioning and present needs, knowledge, and experience incline one towards it or not, for I have seen that three people can encounter the same set of arguments, evidence, and scriptures and one leave a believer, one a disbeliever, and the third, undecided.

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