Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2001 15:20:58 -0800
From: "J. R. Molloy" <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: extropians-digest V6 #61
> Just a point of politeness, but if you're ever discussing this with a
> Muslim, don't call it theology. Apparently one of the tenets of Islam is
> that since God is unknowable, you can't study him (theo-ology), and they
> might take it as an insult. Not necessarily, but you never know.
Theology is anti-science, and in general we *should* be against
supernaturalism, and try to reduce by natural theories where
possible. Engage them in argument, and even evangelise if that
is necessary to counter their pulpit propaganda.
I am completely appalled by image on TV of TALIBAN muslims
destroying the immense ancient Buddha statues. This vandalism
is inexusable, and shows the bigotry and bankruptcy of the ideology
of primitive human-era Islam which drives them.
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