[LMB] Religion question

Peter Hews Peterhews at protonmail.com
Wed Jul 14 10:36:48 BST 2021


On Monday, July 12th, 2021 at 22:44, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 12, 2021 at 5:37 AM tidsel via Lois-Bujold <
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> lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
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> > T:I think we are talking completely past each other here.
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> Nope. I understand you just fine.

Having read both your comments, I must say you don't appear to.
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> > 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
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> > 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.
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> See? You're contradicting yourself, which I can perceive, but you don't be
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> able to recognize.
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> Matt "the whooshing sound of a conversation going over your head" G.

Since you've decided Tidsel is too dumb to understand, perhaps you could point out the contradiction to me?

Peter Hews

Oh better far to live and die under the brave black flag I fly,
Than play a sanctimonious part with a pirate head and a pirate heart.

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