[LMB] Religion question

Harvey Fishman fishman at panix.com
Thu Jul 15 08:17:34 BST 2021


Pizza, pizza, pizza PLEASE!!!  Margherita, so that it is acceptable to 
all religions that I know of.

Harvey

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From: "Raymond Collins" <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com>
To: "Discussion of the works of Lois McMaster Bujold." 
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Subject: Re: [LMB] Religion question

>What I'm asking is what are the criteria that makes behavior Religious
>fanaticism as opposed to be deeply religious ISIS definitely meets the
>criteria. I would call the Taliban fanatics  but does Iran fit the
>criteria?  And you look at some of the Christian groups like the Branch
>Davidians in Waco or the People's Temple which people would agree they were
>fanatics after they committed suicide and murder. What I'm getting at is
>that there is a objective classification in calling a certain religious
>behavior as "fanatic but sometimes that classification can be fuzzy. For
>instance I consider any religious organization that is against Covid19
>vaccines as fanatics because their views endanger lives. Would that be
>considered a universal view or just my opinion?
>
>On Thu, Jul 15, 2021, 12:13 AM Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>  On Thu, Jul 15, 2021 at 12:41 AM Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com>
>>  wrote:
>>
>>  > So would you consider Daesh AKA ISIS as religious fanatics?
>>  >
>>
>>  Of course.  That's not a particularly informative question, though, since
>>  most people would consider them fanatics.
>>
>>  What would a more revealing question be, hmmm?
>>
>>  Matt "music from Jeopardy" G.
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