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Re: OT: "Science is interesting; if you don't agree, you can fuck off."

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Friday, November 16, 2007, 1:16
On Nov 15, 2007 4:46 PM, Jeff Rollin <jeff.rollin@...> wrote:
> In the last episode, (On Wednesday 14 November 2007 13:25:09), you wrote: > > I must agree that one shouldn't always wait to be asked for help. And > > therein lies the rub, since deciding whether or not someone who is not > > asking for help needs it anyway is wholly dependent on the beliefs of > > the prospective helper. To go back to the religion thing: if you > > truly believe that everyone who doesn't share your faith is going to > > be damned for all eternity, how can you in good conscience *not* > > proselytize? > > > > Not everyone who is religious/not every religion preaches that. Thank God.
Obviously not. My point was simply that it's hard to argue that someone who *does* believe that shouldn't try to convert as many people as they can. -- Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>


Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...>