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@...>