Olga Bourlin wrote:
> I was trying to be humorous, not doctrinaire.
Welp, "[Chicken!]", even with whatever that one-eyebrow-up face was after it,
didn't hit me as anything except "If your beliefs and actions don't match mine,
you are a coward."
After fighting back the urge to slap someone cross-eyed :), I carried on...
> I don't exactly know what you
> mean by a sheaf of strategies - does that mean nontheists get a place at the
> table or not?
"Is this argument necessary?" Belly right up to the bar and make yourself heard.
The place isn't mine to offer; it's yours to take.
My word, _I_ won't ever use the word "godless" as an insult, and if it comes to
a point where the term gets back into common parlance (as it was back in the
1950s--"Those Godless Commies!"--that'll be a different matter. In degree, anyway.
What I meant by a sheaf of strategies is "_You_ don't-worship _your_ way, and
_I'll_ not-worship _mine_". Some people need to hear from each of us. Go ahead
and complain. I wasn't saying you shouldn't.
More than once, I have struck some religeuse as "awfully nice for someone who hasn't
I always reply "I think God has uses even for the un-Saved." The smart ones smile.
-- Job One: MAKE YOURSELF USEFUL. If you're not part of the solution,
what are you doing scumming up the bottom of our beaker? --MMB 02001.09.21
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