[LMB] Religion question

Matthew George matt.msg at gmail.com
Mon Jul 12 21:44:23 BST 2021


On Mon, Jul 12, 2021 at 5:37 AM tidsel via Lois-Bujold <
lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:

> T:I think we are talking completely past each other here.


Nope.  I understand you just fine.


> M: Nope. One of the other things religion does is provide people with the
> > illusion of being able to affect things.
>
> T: The first superstition/spirituality/religion was very likely because
> you knew you could NOT
> affect things - just attempts to understand, and make it as safe as you
> could by not insulting
> whatever powers were seen to run things.
>

See?  You're contradicting yourself, which I can perceive, but you don't be
able to recognize.

Matt "the whooshing sound of a conversation going over your head" G.


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