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

Mitch Miller mitchmiller at entertainmenttax.com
Mon Sep 12 18:47:11 BST 2011


From: Elin B <elbju at yahoo.se>

>> As I said before, we humans are
>> generally pretty awful even WITH religion.? Without it, all I see is 
>> Lord of the Flies.
>> 
>> Mitch Miller

>Then you should come to Sweden, where 85 per cent of the population have been classified as atheist in some studies; in any case, >regular church-goers are very much a minority, and most people do not see religion as an important part of their lives. 

>Oddly enough that does not mean we have no concept of kindness, decency, or justice. Nor would I say our society is particularly >Lord of the Flies-like.

>Elin

Good point.  Although I'm not sure that a modern Western culture, evolved out of a deeply religious tradition, is quite
the same as the Babylonian Empire, Rome, or the 18th Street Crips.

I'm really learning something here.  Thanks to all!

Mitch Miller



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