Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Stopper v. Berlinerblau

<Berlinerblau> Can an atheist or agnostic commentator discuss any aspect of religion for more than thirty seconds without referring to religious people as imbeciles, extremists, mental deficients, fascists, enemies of the common good, crypto-Nazis, conjure men, irrationalists, pedophiles, bearers of false consciousness, authoritarian despots, and so forth? Is that possible?

<Stopper> Not for the /professionals/.

3 comments:

  1. Well, give some beleivers who are not imbeciles, extremists, mental deficients, fascists, enemies of the common good, crypto-Nazis, conjure men, irrationalists, pedophiles, bearers of false consciousness, authoritarian despots, and so forth, and I will not reffer to them as such. Unfortunately, I probably won't discuss them for more than 30 seconds out of boredom.

    Even in the best of circumstances, religion is profoundly uninteresting. I can (almost) only be bothered to think about it when its most egregious defects move me to anger.

    Sorry...

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  2. Uninteresting? It's fascinating - what tangled webs we crooked mortals weave.

    And demands study on the principle "know thine enemy".

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