Re: The Baha'i (Was Re: Evolution - Creationism Debate)

Steven L. Heller (
Mon, 30 Aug 1999 14:13:55 -0700 (PDT)

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On Sun, 29 Aug 1999, Spike Jones wrote:

> Clint O'Dell wrote: Do you know anything about Unitarianism?
> Went to a couple of their meetings years ago. It seemed to be a
> loose collection of those who dropped out of various churches
> which believe things that are unlikely, impossible or downright
> offensive.
> The attendees seemed to still want that *something* that churches
> provide, security, a social circle of basically nice folks, or something
> deeper, which we extropians need to understand if we are ever
> to appeal to a larger audience. [Assuming we *want* to appeal
> to a larger audience, which is not at all clear to me.]
> > It was the first I've ever heard of it. Apparently they
> > believe that people can believe what ever they want.
> Yup. They are biiig on peace [noble thing, this]. I think Unitarians
> reached their peak right after the U.S. ended its unfortunate experience
> in SE Asia, and has been declining ever since. I think they merged
> with the Universalists [a group with the notion that god is nice,
> and therefore *all* people will be saved] but I could be mistaken.
> Hope this helps. spike