[LMB] Bringing it back to LMB [Was:OT: verging on forbidden territory: political]

Louann Miller louann_m at yahoo.com
Sun Sep 11 20:08:31 BST 2011

Add me to both lists of the insulted. I know it's ignorance -- I've been an believer, you've never been an atheist -- but it's still insulting. I can't believe that you'd make similar assumptions about any other outgroup, such as members of a non-Christian religion.


From: Jeff Shultz <jeffshultz at gmail.com>
To: Discussion of the works of Lois McMaster Bujold. <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk>
Sent: Sunday, September 11, 2011 12:51 PM
Subject: Re: [LMB] Bringing it back to LMB [Was:OT: verging on forbidden territory: political]

On Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 10:32 AM, Meg Justus <mmegaera at nwlink.com> wrote:

> Ezar felt free to order mass murder to fulfill his purposes, because he
>> believed (and prayed!)
>> there was no God to judge him.  If I were an atheist, why on earth would I
>> care about the
>> environment or anything else but my own aggrandisement and pleasure?
>> Mitch Miller
> Because "all true wealth is biological."
But she's a deist.

I don't actually believe there are any true atheists. Some people just don't
recognize what they worship.

Jeff Shultz
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