Re: Why atheism beats agnosticism (Was: Re: Contacting God)

Erik Moeller (
Thu, 23 Apr 1998 20:51:50 +0200

>Anyone is free to (non-coercively) prevent others from being stupid. For
instance, I'm doing that
>every day I teach a class.

Right, and I know that no (well, probably, but you never know) Extropian
would hold a grudge against this. But Lee Dee called himself a "militant
atheist". Maybe I have a lingual problem here, but "militant" comes from
"military", and military is certainly not what I would call non-coercive.

>Before deciding that you're militantly anti-Extropian, it would help if you
>understood what is extropian.

I think I've understood it. Probably better than you, the founder.

Erik Moeller