Refusal to Provide Evidence

When I challenge a Christian’s bizarre assertions, he almost never offers evidence or an argument to support them. Instead he argues that it is a good thing that people believe this assertion or that terrible things would happen if they did not. How do I explain what is going on?

The way then to free the Christian of his delusions is to demonstrate to him that his lies are neither useful nor moral, that they have the exact opposite effects that he imagines. He has morals similar to a used car salesman. He says which will get the effect he wants. Whether is it true is more or less immaterial.

~ Roedy (1948-02-04 age:70)