Re: religion bashing? Correction

Clint O'Dell (
Fri, 22 Oct 1999 15:18:14 MDT

>>My critiques of atheistic criticisms is that its mono-cultural. How many
>>you have steeped yourselves in Hindu or Buddhism, before your reject it? I
>>don't mean, merely read books about it, but spoken with people who know
>>faith? How many know what the belief systems of one billion Muslims are,
>>beyond media snippets? Judeo-Christian is largely an academic word, since
>>their are no Judeo's. The Jew's belief differ markedly form what is
>>taught. How about Confucianism or Taoism (hat-tip to Fritjof Capra).
>>Zoroastrianism, New Age, and so much more.

I wrote in reply to the above:
>Sorry for being so blunt, but what you ask is absolutely absurd. "Just try
>it" bull shit stupid Christians try to pull all the time. Look at it this
>way. Say I have a drug that will completely take away your ability and
>desire to have sex. So just try it, it doesn't matter if you desire sex
>because you won't desire it after you take this pill. Why would I trick
>myself into believing complete non-since? That would be the most stupid
>thing a person could do.

I misread the post. After rereading it this is what I have to say. All religions believe in a deity. Because every religion's foundation is founded on the belief in a deity I only have to acknowledge there are no deities and I don't have to know or understand all the other religions to debunk them.

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