Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.
Based on the population of the area at that time, it was likely only about 10-20 babies killed, and unfortunately in that day that wouldn't be a major event.
That means there is absence of evidence...
As much as you cannot assert that it certainly didn't happen, you also cannot assert that it certainly did happen.
Another example is the existence of Atlantis.
Despite it being mentioned in ancient text, Plato's Timaeus, it is still not considered a historical fact.
Why would we believe the Bible but not Plato? What reason do we have of trusting one source over the other?
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