Re: virus: Re: Why religious?
Fri, 18 Oct 1996 00:03:04 -0500 (CDT)

On Thu, 17 Oct 1996, Hakeeb A. Nandalal wrote:


> Problems arise when a single group tries to skew the political process
> in its favour, unless the other group or groups put up a resistance they
> could be in trouble. The current attempt by the Christian Coalition to
> amend the US Constitution to allow for school prayer is an example of
> this. Theoretically any type of prayer would be allowed but if
> Christians outnumber Jews, Muslims, Pagans etc. by 99 to 1 then we have
> a problem. Atheists of course get a raw deal, we get time out for... not
> praying! Maybe we could use the time to hand out literature on Memetics
> as given to us by the prophet Dawkins, upon whom be peace.

The above ratio is news to me. 8 to 1 sounds more reasonable, with a high
percentage of those functionally secular--and effectively nonChristian!

/ Towards the conversion of data into information....
/ Kenneth Boyd