Re: inspirational jingles for young people

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Mon Apr 24 2000 - 19:52:54 MDT

Spike Jones wrote:
> > >One advantage of being a *former* believer is that one is freed from
> > >*all* forms of superstition. spike
> >
> > Zero Powers: Amen brother. Curious, what was it that freed you from your
> > belief?
> I took my college girlfriend to a physics seminar featuring Carl Sagan's
> Cosmos, because she thought Sagan was the most gorgeous man on
> two feet. That changed both our lives: she soon threw me back
> for another guy who looked more like Sagan, and I was led to study
> Steven Jay Gould, which led to Douglas Hofstadter's Escher Godel Bach,
> which led me to realize that my religion and all religions I know of are
> self referential systems, unverifiable. Changed my major from theology
> to engineering. Atheists make poor ministers. spike

no no no, spike, atheists make GREAT ministers. Its so much easier to
take their money that don't feel so guilty about it... ;)

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