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Paul Mallon wrote:
>
> Lee,
>
> I feel sorry for you.

Please don't.

> I see now that I will not be able to
> persuade you that religion has a place in society.

You've got that right.

> The characters in the NT are legends? Like King Arthur
> Merlin I guess.

Exactly. But these fictional characters still have merit. Although Jesus too is fictional, I still believe he has merit! You see, I'm not so bad after all.

>
> By argument weak therefore shout louder. I was simply
> drawing attention to a character trait found in many dogmatic
> people who fail to begin to open their mind to anything other
> than what is already in it. Dogmatic people will continually
> assert their mantras and ignore all evidence that contradicts
> their point of view. Or perhaps more applicably here deny
> that there ever was any evidence!

A bit like Peter thrice denying Jesus, hehe.

> Cheers,
>
> Paul

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Subject Views Written By Posted
Lent: Ash Wednesday 400 Paul Mallon 25-Feb-04 19:57
Re: Lent: Ash Wednesday 136 Mark Staab 26-Feb-04 03:38
Mod Comment 150 ArmchairObserver 26-Feb-04 06:14
Re: Mod Comment 129 Mark Staab 26-Feb-04 06:49
Re: Mod Comment 136 ArmchairObserver 26-Feb-04 06:56
Thanks for that, too! n/t 190 Saorsa 26-Feb-04 08:14
Thanks for that, Stephanie. n/t 183 Saorsa 26-Feb-04 08:13
Christian fundamentalism? 154 Kees 26-Feb-04 08:45
LOL! Teasing, Kees? 165 Mark Staab 26-Feb-04 10:38
Dead serious Mark 131 Kees 26-Feb-04 11:16
Re: Dead serious Mark 119 Mark Staab 26-Feb-04 18:25
Re: Lent: Ash Wednesday 136 Paul Mallon 04-Mar-04 10:16
Re: Lent: Ash Wednesday 130 ArmchairObserver 26-Feb-04 06:54
Re: Lent: Ash Wednesday 128 Paul Mallon 04-Mar-04 10:41
Re: Lent: Ash Wednesday 142 ArmchairObserver 04-Mar-04 16:33
Re: Lent: Ash Wednesday 133 Paul Mallon 05-Mar-04 10:10
Re: Lent: Ash Wednesday 129 ArmchairObserver 05-Mar-04 17:13
Re: Lent: Ash Wednesday 233 Paul Mallon 05-Mar-04 18:18
Re: Lent: Ash Wednesday 151 Lee McGiffen 26-Feb-04 07:56
Mod remark 143 Kees 26-Feb-04 08:47
Re: Lent: Ash Wednesday 133 Shawnzi 26-Feb-04 17:12
Mod remark 138 Kees 26-Feb-04 17:15
Re: Lent: Ash Wednesday 147 Paul Mallon 04-Mar-04 10:46
Mod remark 137 ArmchairObserver 04-Mar-04 16:35
Re: Mod remark 134 Paul Mallon 05-Mar-04 10:16
Re: Lent: Ash Wednesday 142 Lee McGiffen 05-Mar-04 13:05
Re: Lent: Ash Wednesday 234 Nebankh 26-Feb-04 13:15
Re: Lent: Ash Wednesday 162 Paul Mallon 04-Mar-04 10:54
Memes, Creeds and Needs 154 Thirdwave 04-Mar-04 12:18
Re: Memes, Creeds and Needs 139 Paul Mallon 05-Mar-04 10:13
Re: Lent: Ash Wednesday 129 Paul Mallon 26-Feb-04 17:42
Re: Lent: Ash Wednesday 139 Ahatmose 04-Mar-04 21:21
Hey, moderator!!!!! 155 Archietype 05-Mar-04 06:08
Re: Hey, moderator!!!!! 136 ArmchairObserver 05-Mar-04 06:43
Re: Hey, moderator!!!!! 115 Paul Mallon 05-Mar-04 10:07
Re: Hey, moderator!!!!! 138 Ahatmose 05-Mar-04 13:14
Re: Hey, moderator!!!!! 184 Paul Mallon 05-Mar-04 14:25
Re: Hey, moderator!!!!! 118 Lee McGiffen 05-Mar-04 13:29
Historical fact: 136 Paul Mallon 05-Mar-04 13:56
Re: Historical fact: 133 Lee McGiffen 05-Mar-04 14:50
Re: Historical fact: 139 Paul Mallon 05-Mar-04 14:56
Re: Historical fact: 129 Lee McGiffen 05-Mar-04 15:09


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