[ExI] The Last Exorcism. Philosophies of earthly immortality

Samantha Atkins sjatkins at mac.com
Mon May 25 07:53:15 UTC 2009

On May 22, 2009, at 8:25 AM, Stathis Papaioannou wrote:

> 2009/5/22 painlord2k at libero.it <painlord2k at libero.it>:
>> Catholicism and Christianity are not monoliths.
>> They have a rich internal life and they host a large number of  
>> different
>> opinions.
>> This is because the Catholic Church is so slow to change, it is a  
>> feature,
>> not a bug.
>> The goals of trashumanism and of extropy are not at odds with  
>> Christianity
>> and some other religions (apart the unnominable one).
>> There could be a discussion and a disagreement about the ways to  
>> obtain the
>> goals, not a disagreement with the goals themselves.
> Religion may not be 100% bad, but it's still 100% wrong.

Not so.  It is such an accretion of aspirations, practices, community  
building and so on that it is impossible to take such a statement  
seriously.  There are many "babies" in that very nasty looking bath  

- samantha

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