Prayer for Healing – Debunked

God's little liar

Does praying for healing work? Why do people lie about miracles? Why do so many of these miraculous anecdotes spread like wildfire?

Aside from misdiagnoses, the placebo effect, and spontaneous remission (which occurs naturally), many people share faith healing stories of people who were never really healed. The often don't know it was just adrenaline or something equally explainable. Still others feel obligated to lie for god in order to lead people to him.

But miracles don't happen. Lying about them is dishonest, and you don't have to lie anymore.

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