On Tue, 3 Jul 2001 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> It's hard to believe that a nutty group like this could have so many
> members. Of course we don't have any proof that they are 55,000. Rael
Religion requires to be at least borderline nutty, it seems a critical
component. Burning bushes, City of God in the sky, fishes multiplying &c.
The older the religion, the crazier. We *have* been making progress on the
> could have just made that number up. Maybe he's only got a couple
> hundred. That would make mores sense.
I've got a Raelian on transhumantech@.
My suspicion is:
1) they're totally nuts
2) it's a synthetic religion, a benign Scientology
I'm not sure which is which.
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