Re: virus: Why people cling to faith

Wade T.Smith (wade_smith@harvard.edu)
Tue, 26 Jan 1999 07:28:05 -0500

>Indeed. Make my palms bleed or go away.

Indeed. Stigmata is always smarter.

Not that I don't doubt the extremity of personal experience- pain or ecstasy.

The interesting phrase, or experience, or whatever, that tugs at me from xian culture is the saying 'When three or more gather in its name, it is there.'

That always seemed to me to be the reason a church happened.

Getting three people to agree on anything is a miracle....



Being an atheist is a matter not of moral choice,
      but of human obligation. - John Fowles
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        Wade T. Smith morbius@channel1.com