Re: virus: no purchase required

Richard Aynesworthy (
Thu, 6 May 1999 13:56:19 -0400 (EDT)

...interesting... an xtian and an atheist who don't understant atheism. Curious.

...not worshipping anything is different than worshipping nothing ...likewise, making concrete claims about the nature of the divine (ie. repudiation of the transcendent other) is different than open mindedness with regard to that which is beyond our ken.

...atheism is a concrete claim of faith. As such it is contradictory to open-mindedness in the scientific sense.

>>I can take a good stab at you NOTHING-worshippers

> Atheists are the ones, dear Snow Leopard, who fly the white flag,
> who do not pick up the weapon when an opponent is threatening, who
> offer the universe, and not just a small glimpse of a narrow
> perspective on a portion of it....
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