Re: [OT] Good, evil and religion [WAS] Re: A way to compile 3rd party modules into deb system?
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On 05/09/07 00:04, SB wrote:
> Ron Johnson wrote:
>> On 05/08/07 19:55, SB wrote:
>>>> It's the claim of an exclusive franchise on truth by some
>>>> (mainly Judaism, Christianity and Islam) closely related
>>>> religions that has compelled them to justify all manner of
>>>> cruelty, in the name of "god". It's this claim that has
>>>> caused and is causing all sorts of problems for the rest of
>>>> us Heathens/Kaffirs.
>> Or the fundamentalist Hindus who occasionally go on rampages,
>> killing Muslims or burning people in effigy.
> Sure, but the Hindus aren't doing it in the name of God, Allah,
> Shiva or whatever. Hinduism has other problems but claiming an
> exclusive franchise on truth is not one of them.
And Christianity teaches "love your neighbor as yourself".
That doesn't mean that the humans who purport to believe in it
actually follow it correctly.
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
Give a man a fish, and he eats for a day.
Hit him with a fish, and he goes away for good!
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