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Re: Response to Bill's post

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  • William
    Message 1 of 5 , Apr 5, 2011
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      --- In existlist@yahoogroups.com, Herman <hhofmeister@...> wrote:
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      > Hi Jim,
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      >
      >
      > On 6 April 2011 07:07, Jim <jjimstuart1@...> wrote:
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      > >
      > > Bill writes:
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      > >
      > Bill? Bill, that guy who holds that others should be like him? If ever there
      > was a moralist....
      >
      > Cheers
      >
      > Herman
      >herman, thanks as usual you saw nothing new. Bill
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      >
      >
      > > "Jim, another false modernist cannot see his perspective narrowed and
      > > hardned by his previously espoused religiosity and his lingering love of
      > > monarchy. Monarchism, authoritarianism and religiosity are not ideas that
      > > are compatable with modernism. They are failed ideas that those living in
      > > the present need reject and affront."
      > >
      > > I am sure some members at Existlist will realize Bill's views are a great
      > > distance from the truth, but just to set the record straight:
      > >
      > > Religiosity? I am an atheist but I do think Jesus and some of his followers
      > > had insight into the human condition and are well worth reading. I also have
      > > benefitted from reading Kierkegaard.
      > >
      > > A lingering love of monarchy? I think Bill's only `evidence' for this is
      > > that I am British. I have never expressed a love of the British Royal
      > > Family, and I would prefer its abolition.
      > >
      > > Authoritarianism? Bill accused me of being an authoritarian when I defended
      > > CSW and Sue's decision to remove Dick Richardson from the list. If that
      > > makes me an authoritarian, I think it makes most other members of Existlist
      > > authoritarians as well.
      > >
      > > Jim
      > >
      > >
      > >
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