Re: new relay
|From:||Padraic Brown <pbrown@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, May 30, 2001, 23:30|
On Wed, 30 May 2001, Aidan Grey wrote:
>--- bjm10@CORNELL.EDU wrote:
>> On Wed, 30 May 2001, Padraic Brown wrote:
>> Then why do some people have such a prissy hissy fit
>> over using Biblical
>> passages? How are these any more tainted than some
>> hunk of fiction?
> I can only speak for myself - I don't like using
>Biblical passages because 1) I'm not Christian, 2)
>Christianity is the dominant religion in the US, 3) I
>don't like the ideas it espouses, 4) it is
>controversial (in interpretation and so on).
> If it's going to be a religious text, I'd MUCH
>rather a fictional religion's texts were used, even if
>they were monotheistic.
I could supply that! And I'm sure any number of others
could as well.