Re: virus: Atheism and Agnosticism (demon thread)

John A (
Fri, 26 Apr 1996 16:22:45 -0500

Ethan wrote:
> C'mon, "...nothing but oppression." ???? That's a bit harsh! I'm no
> and narry a Sunday finds me in church. But I can think we could come up
> with a few examples that lean towards the positive side of religion.
> To say that the christianity causes only oppression is a wide,
> unthoughtful, shot gun blast from the hip, at it's
> best. All I need to find is one example of how religion has done other,
> than oppression, and you lose! Let's be careful with our words, they
> more power and influence than we like to believe.
> "...when you stare into the abyss, the abyss also stares into you (or
> something like that)" Nietzche
> ^
I've explained this! I had been reading "The Antichrist" on a caffeine
buzz! I'm sorry!

I have realized that you cannot judge any institution, philosophy, or
anything like this by violent acts in it's history. Anything can be
misused, especially when it is corrupted by greedy, ambitious leaders.

John Aten

A stopped clock is exactly right every twelve hours