Re: extropians-digest V6 #61

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Fri Mar 02 2001 - 16:20:58 MST

From: <>
> Not to be rude (since that's what started this, the idea of politeness),
> but do you KNOW any muslims, or are you just getting this 2nd hand?

This question seems irrelevant in light of the earlier message thread.
I had (politely) responded to YOUR message:
From: <>
> Just a point of politeness, but if you're ever discussing this with a
> Muslim, don't call it theology. Apparently one of the tenets of Islam is
> that since God is unknowable, you can't study him (theo-ology), and they
> might take it as an insult. Not necessarily, but you never know.

According to you, it's the Muslims who refuse to discuss the subject.


Stay hungry,

--J. R.

Useless hypotheses: consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind,
free will

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