[ExI] It's a bit too quiet right now...

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 18 20:47:36 UTC 2021

Adrian, I am in the middle of a book which gets deeply into your question,
which I will not forget.  For the nonce:  good evidence that the religious
KNOW that the ideas they believe in are irrational and unsupported by
history or any other evidence.  Very tentative conclusion:  the beliefs are
nearly totally emotional in origin and as such are impervious to rational
arguments.  (If I do forget please remind me)   bill w

On Sun, Jul 18, 2021 at 2:42 PM Adrian Tymes via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Jul 18, 2021 at 12:33 PM William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> I too am reading politics and religion, neither of which are forbidden or
>> even unpopular on this list.  In fact the other list was created for
>> politics and any other controversial topic anyone wants to post about.  I'd
>> love to discuss religions - not so much politics (I read about the politics
>> in the American Revolution and don't want any more of that garbage).  bill w
> Alright, then: how does one deprogram religious folks who believe their
> holy book is 100% literally true, despite demonstrable internal consistency
> errors rendering it logically impossible that the book's contents could be
> 100% literally true (even ignoring conflicts with observed evidence outside
> the book)?
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