Re: Rael himself on the Art Bell show...

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Tue Jul 03 2001 - 11:36:53 MDT

On Tue, 3 Jul 2001 wrote:

> It's hard to believe that a nutty group like this could have so many
> members. Of course we don't have any proof that they are 55,000. Rael

Religion requires to be at least borderline nutty, it seems a critical
component. Burning bushes, City of God in the sky, fishes multiplying &c.
The older the religion, the crazier. We *have* been making progress on the
firmware sector.

> could have just made that number up. Maybe he's only got a couple
> hundred. That would make mores sense.

I've got a Raelian on transhumantech@.

My suspicion is:

1) they're totally nuts
2) it's a synthetic religion, a benign Scientology

I'm not sure which is which.

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