Re: The Meaning of Life(tm) (was Re: virus: Religion)

Eric Boyd (
Sun, 25 May 1997 22:18:11 -0500

John "Dry-Roasted Army Worm" Williams wrote:
> I think that e-mail dialog is nice, but it lacks some cohesiveness. The
> quotes start flying, people start scanning the longer posts, etc. So I want
> to collect some essays on the Religious Experience(tm) from all sorts of
> people: Athiest, Agnostic, Wiccan, Christian, Muslim, etc.
> The project is called "Prophets in the Graveyard" (after the Indigo Girls
> song "Jonas & Ezekial" -- incidentally, the IG are a good place to go for
> Religious Left music) and it's rather small at the moment. Ideally, it'll
> become a directed, essay-based discussion. My ultimate plan: to create a
> meme-Mayonasse whereby interesting and new memes may form, radically
> altering spirituality in whoever it touches.
> <advertisement>

Now this sounds really cool... just as soon as I reconnect, I'm going to
go read them all... would you like to post mine? I gave it's location a
few e-mails back, but here it is again:

> The current topic (open to everyone!) is "What is Spirituality, and What is
> it's Role in Modern Life?" There are three essays online now, with one
> meta-commentary that serves as writing guidelines.

I guess mine qualifies, although I didn't cover it's role in modern
life. <sigh> looks like I'll have to make it bigger again... as if
9000+ words didn't cut it!


BIERCE's definition of Religion: "a daughter of Hope and Fear,
explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable."