Re: [OT] Re: Changes in formal naming for NetBSD porting effort(s)
On Wed, Dec 17, 2003 at 06:00:41PM -0700, Joel Baker wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 17, 2003 at 04:21:40PM -0800, Nunya wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 17, 2003 at 02:02:03PM -0600, Chad Walstrom wrote:
> > > And way out from Right Field...
> > http://www.nizkor.org/features/fallacies/appeal-to-ridicule.html
> > go back and count the # of "christians are stupid" statements
> > substitute any racial or ethnic group for christians
> > see how the statements sound in your ears then
> There are very important distinctions between the following statements:
> "Christians are stupid."
> "Tenets of the Christian faith offend me."
> "I consider a belief in <X> to be foolish/silly/stupid/whatever."
> "Organized religion is meaningful only as a method of controlling people
> gullible enough to fall for it."
I wasn't thinking of you, but let's take a quote of yours and see which
of these statements is most applicable:
"(religious fanatics - the one group that seems
more incapable of mastering spelling and grammar than the speakers of
Is this about a tenet of the Christian faith? No
Is it a statement about organized religion or mind control? No
Is It a statement about a Christian's belief? No
That only leaves one alternative.
Face it. You're practicing hate speech. You're not better than what