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Alejandro Imass ait at
Mon Jul 26 23:48:23 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 7:47 PM, Alejandro Imass <ait at> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 6:59 PM, David Brodbeck <gull at> wrote:
>> On Mon, July 26, 2010 3:53 pm, Paul Schmehl wrote:
>>> --On Monday, July 26, 2010 14:06:17 -0700 David Brodbeck <gull at>
>>> wrote:
>>>> On Mon, July 26, 2010 11:24 am, Paul Schmehl wrote:
>>>>> When this is the way one answers a simple question, I tend to believe
>>>>> there's no genuine interest in dialog.
>>>> Well, I hate to break it to you, but people who are trying to make a
>>>> religious point aren't interested in dialog, anyway.  In fact, it's
>>>> pretty
>>>> well impossible to have a dialog with them that gets anywhere.  You
>>>> can't
>>>> have a sensible debate when the other person's fallback response is
>>>> always
>>>> "it's god's will, so it's beyond our understanding and we can't question
>>>> it, and you're an evil person for not agreeing with me."  These people
>>>> have been taught from a young age that logic is evil and will lead them
>>>> down the road to hell, so logical arguments are lost on them.
>>> The assumptions and bias in that statement are so broad as to defy
>>> description.
>> Well, all I can say is I was a regular church-goer for 20 years, and went
>> to religious school for six of those, so I come by my position honestly.
>> I guess this is pretty thoroughly OT at this point, though.
> <OT>
> Seems so, but it's a very interesting topic.I kindly invite all
> interested in having this discussion here:
> This is a humble project I started a while back when I decided to stop
> talking and thinking and actually try to do something...
> </OT>

Oh, and BTW it runs on FBSD, of course ;-)

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