Re: Back off! Im Navajo!

From: Emlyn (
Date: Thu Oct 12 2000 - 23:56:02 MDT

I like it!

What are the actual rules for setting up a religion? How hard is it to have
your brand new, out of the box, ancient religion gain the respect of the
legal system? Anyone know what criteria would be used in deciding whether to
carve up dormant Extrojos?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Spike Jones" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, October 13, 2000 3:57 PM
Subject: Re: Back off! Im Navajo!

> Emlyn wrote:
> > Now that's a much better reason for starting an extro-inspired religion.
> Hmmm, how about... Extrajo. {8^D No, wait, that sounds too much
> like the 'hood with one too many harlots.
> Extrojo. There we go, Extrojo. The mighty tribe, the Extrojo nation.
> Now what we need is to cook up a history for ourselves, since recent
> religions get no respect. We need one of our imaginative writers, such as
> Damien Broderickjo, to invent a history, going back to the big bang,
> explaining why we are the PEOPLE! Then we should be entitled to the
> same special legal protections as those enjoyed by every other *jo people.
> For the newly discovered ancient religion of Extrojo, I propose a twist
> that no other religion has: to be saved by Extrojo, one need not believe
> in it. Of course, one must be cryopreserved by someone who *does*
> have the faith, or the closely related sect, the cryojo. Wait, sounds
> a weeping harlot. Well, anyway, instead of having a divinely inspired
> scripture, we will have scripture that was derived the old fashioned way:
> we sat down and made it up. What say ye, Extrojo braves? spikojo

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