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Re: Bug#138541: ITP: debian-sanitize (was Re: inappropriate racist and other offensive material)

--- Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au> wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Mar 2002 23:11, Jeff Licquia wrote:
> > On Mon, 2002-03-18 at 14:24, Craig Dickson wrote:
> > > I know people sometimes take the separation of
> > > church and state just a little too far here in
> > > the US, but I have trouble believing that the
> > > presence of a Bible in the school library, or an
> > > electronic copy of it on a computer, would be
> > > any cause for controversy.
> > In the library, perhaps not.  OTOH, the library
> > would also be expected to have copies of
> > ... I Ching, and so on as well.
> Also I wasn't aware that the I Ching was considered
> a religious book, I thought it was more on the level
> of Tarot card reading.

That depends if you're coming from a "Hippy interested
in fortune telling" type background or a Chinese
philosophy background...

As far as I understand it the Yi Jing is a part of
Daoist Philosophy along with the works of Lao Tzu

Yes, the Book of Changes IS used as a system of
divination, but it's not a stand-alone entity.

Tarot cards involve a belief element, but do not
include a core text of the system that developed them.

Yi Jing would probably have more in common with the
way that the Viking use of runes tied into Ásatrú
belief, they refer to each other, and take elements
from each other as being understood.

Kind Regards,


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