A reader writes:

Frederick Buechner, who wrote "Wishful Thinking", is one of my favorite authors, and I don't think even he would give credit to Tucker Carlson's claim to hear the audible voice of God. Buechner writes, "chances are that this side of Paradise we will never hear his voice except in the depth of our own inner silence and in each other's voices."

As for the phrase "Wishful Thinking," a bit of context helps:

"Christianity is mainly wishful thinking.  Even the part about Judgement and Hell reflects the wish that somewhere the score is being kept... Sometimes wishing is the wings the truth comes true on. Sometimes the truth is what sets us wishing for it."

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