[personal profile] winterlion
For the most part I have a great deal of respect for religion of all types - when one has faith. This does include atheism - which under some conditions could be considered a religion (when it's a formalized set of beliefs with a specific structure).
There's so many shades of atheism though and ... since I'm not - it's not really up to me to know the differences ;)

Every group (pretty much) has it's wackos. these nasties (*yay* for penalty!) for instance are the kind who shriek "help help - I'm being oppressed" when they're not allowed to server their homegrown hatred and bile. My own people has their own nasties (such as parodied on "The Wall")... we don't talk about them much.

Even though the wackos exist - there's no call for attacking someone else's religion.

People are fine targets though - as are individual groups of wackos. I'm sorry - but being rude makes one fair game.
Corollary: do not assume something that targets an individual or small subgroup is an attack on everyone. There's been too much sadness already by people being too sensitive.
Second corollary: I'll happily make silly posts about my own beliefs. My beliefs are solid and can handle it - and besides, what is said in good play can in its own way help make a people stronger.

Date: 2007-11-06 08:53 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] winterlion.livejournal.com
Absolutely. People who think their way is Teh Wun Twu Way make for bad neighbours, poor guests and rather unwelcome visitors. *pheh* at them!


Teunis Peters



Most Popular Tags

Style Credit

Expand Cut Tags

No cut tags
Page generated Oct. 16th, 2017 10:01 pm
Powered by Dreamwidth Studios