Re: Debunk All Religiosity Equally (D.A.R.E.)

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Thu Jul 12 2001 - 12:53:52 MDT

From: "Robert Wasley" <>
> You missed the important part of my post, there is required the element of
> emotional
> fulfillment as well, meaning close friends, loved ones, not just a sense of
> comradery.
> And no, I do not believe that the same thing can be achieved base simply on
> science and technology.
> Science and technology are the means by which we gain understanding of
> ourselves and
> the world to further allow us to develop our sense of purpose and meaning,
> but ultimately
> empty and meaningless if pursued as ends in themselves.

I see no reason scientists cannot be as friendly, close, and loving as
religionists can be.
But I hope scientists never commit the same kind of atrocities that
religionists have done.

--J. R.

Useless hypotheses, etc.:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, CYC, and ELIZA

We won't move into a better future until we debunk religiosity, the most
regressive force now operating in society.

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