Re: virus: Faith and Works

Tim Rhodes (
Sun, 9 May 1999 19:29:02 -0700 (PDT)

On Sat, 8 May 1999, Eric Boyd wrote:

> Snow Leopard wrote:

>> I disagree. I'm defending Christianity.  Yes, that's Christianity with
>> a "C" the xtians thing really bothers me.  I see it on the same level
>> as a racial slur.  You send messages "disproving" bits of it.  If I
>> don't respond, that will stand as truth in the minds of your readers.
>> In essense, I'm in competiton with you.  You'd probably see it as
>> yourself producing interferons... whatever.
>> >>

> Well, I've often commented on this very aspect of religion here in the
> past -- how a religion's adherents define their identities by the
> dogma of their religion... they are "capitial C" Christians. Such a
> position is alien to Freethought and to Atheism --


Um,... shouldn't that read "freethought" and "atheism" then, my alien friend?

-Prof. Tim