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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.
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!
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