Re: virus: Coy? Coy?!

Wade T.Smith (
Thu, 18 Feb 1999 19:28:06 -0500

>Can you imagine a congregation of believers
>which you could share a ritual with, contacting them at a human
>level, without needing to believe as they do or to convert them
>to your way of thinking?

Well, yes, I can. And as long as they don't try to convert me, or to tell me what they _believe_ is a _fact_, I'm happy to observe the ritual for what it is- a display of traditional comfort theatre.

But, dammit, I _am_ a rabid atheist....

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