Re: religious singularity

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Wed Oct 03 2001 - 10:55:04 MDT

> >But I DO think that Sufism offers one of the very few leverage
> >points for moderating Islam.

From: "Brian D Williams" <>
> I consider
> myself more of a "Zennist" than a "Buddhist"

That's a good place to start. Zenism is to Buddhism as Sufism is to
Zen does not moderate Buddhism any more than Sufism can moderate Mohammedism.
Buddha was a man, and zen is the way.
Likewise, Mohammed was a man, and islam is the way.

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