Remember, Hitler was a Christian...
Roger D. Williams wrote:
> Once upon a time I was a moderator, and may even still be a non-functional
> In that spirit may I ask that this discussion of religion be carried
> on in some other place, preferably between the people who have already
> I am tempted to reply to the following post, and if I did I would
> probably mention Stalin and Hitler as rather heavily weighting the
> other side of the equation for non-religious sources of suffering
> and destruction. But I won't... <grin>
> Roger W.
> On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 05:06:42 +0900, Ken Warner <kwarner000@...>
>> Well, not only Trausti but me too. "Religion" has been, is and will
>> be the source of more suffering and destruction of lives and societies
>> than any other cause including acts of nature.
>> More people have been killed, tortured and maimed because they believe
>> in the "wrong" god or believe in the "right" god the wrong way than
>> for every other reason.
>> And if you think that, "...the most serious
>> cases of dictatorial censorship and freedom of speech and freedom of
>> thought cases come from the "intelligentsia" of the Colleges and
>> Universities. " you've been watching FoxNEWS too much.
>> Ron Rack wrote:
>>> Geesh, sounds like Trausti has major hostilities toward "religion",
>>> wonder if he a traumatic experience as a child or something, sounds
>>> like he doesn't really understand "religion" anyway.
>>> Lighten up.
>>> As to taboo, I don't think this subject is prohibited from the point
>>> of view of people with faith. However, I think that the most serious
>>> cases of dictatorial censorship and freedom of speech and freedom of
>>> thought cases come from the "intelligentsia" of the Colleges and
>>> Universities. These people are generally not open to conflicting views
>>> from their own at all... etc.
>>> Interestingly, Ben Stein did an interesting documentary on this
>>> subject last year. "Expelled" http://www.expelledthemovie.com/
>>> On Sep 28, 2009, at 2:18 PM, Trausti Hraunfjord wrote:
>>>> :) Quite possible... but I think we are onto one of the "shhhh it's
>>>> and prohibited to discuss" subjects... (freedom of speech is not a
>>>> part of
>>>> religious indoctrinations... which is not stange, considering that
>>>> are dictatorial (one god (dictator) who can not be questioned etc.)
>>>> ... so not a word more from me about that...
>>>> String theory is interesting, branes theory too... but my time is
>>>> limited.... thanks to the 24 hour limit supposedly applied by a
>>>> night gown
>>>> wearing old guy who needs more and more churches made, so his name
>>>> can be
>>>> praised... and so more church panoramas can be shot :)
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