Re: virus: Why religious?
Sat, 2 Nov 1996 12:19:27 -0500

In a message dated 96-11-02 11:14:16 EST, you write:

> > > > > >On the other hand, religions often restrict people in their
actions, thus
> > > > > >curtailing their enjoyment of life. I am an athiest because I
believe in
> > > > > >maximum freedom for everyone - religion goes against this belief,
and so
> > > > > >I must oppose it!

Religions do two different things: talk about God and provide a moral code.
You (as an atheist) are talking about moral code here, rather than God. And
your moral code is "maximum freedom" for everone. Isn't that Free Will, the
basic tenet of Christianity?

Thus, your belief meme is a variant of one of Christianity's memes (or vice

Marc Miller