Re: You may not believe in God but She still believes in you, most of the time

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Sun Jun 18 2000 - 23:57:27 MDT

altamira wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From:
> >
> > The problem arises with assumption of the One True Religion which
> > I would say
> > does not exist. Atheism, on the other hand, has the equally silly
> > claim that
> > since none of them is the One True Religion, then none of them
> > are True.
> I've seen Atheism practiced with the same intolerant zeal as Christianity or
> Scientology. But the Atheists aren't trying to save souls or to clear
> engrams. What, then, would their motive be?

The motive is to save minds from self imposed ignorance or self
deception. Granted, many people have weak personalities that need to
lean on odd metaphors or mass hallucinations in order to get through the
day. Belief in a higher power of any supernatural sort to drop your
troubles on is nothing more than a low grade version of Stockholm
Syndrome or other mental illnesses that arise as mechanisms to cope with

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