[extropy-chat] Intelligent Design: I'm not dead yet

Dirk Bruere dirk.bruere at gmail.com
Sat Jan 28 15:20:49 UTC 2006

On 1/28/06, Robert Bradbury <robert.bradbury at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/26/06, Samantha Atkins <sjatkins at mac.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > How come?  The Crusades and various Israel-Arab conflicts were paltry
> > little affairs compared to the major wars of the last century.  The
> > historical record doesn't make your case.  Now, if we decide to
> > declare an all out conflict targeted at one or more major religions,
> > that would be a dangerous and foolish thing to do.  Let's not go there.
> Samantha, I agree with your points, sp. regarding the magnitude of the
> conflicts and how it would be undesirable to "make war" on religion.
> However, if you have been watching recent news programs on Al Queda it seems
> clear that they *have* declared "war" on the U.S. and that seems *largely*
> for ideological (faith) based reasons.  As far as I can tell in my

Not really.
It is because of the US support for both Israel and the Saudi regime. Not to
mention Iraq. Standard political reasons IMO.

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