[ExI] Inauguration speech

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Tue Jan 20 22:52:20 UTC 2009

-----Original Message-----
>From: Damien Broderick <thespike at satx.rr.com>
>Sent: Jan 20, 2009 2:09 PM
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>Subject: Re: [ExI] Inauguration speech
>I would have preferred him to start his catalogue not with 
>"Christians and Muslims," etc, but with the larger logical sets 
>"Believers and nonbelievers" or "People of faith and people of 
>reason" or "The superstitious and the rational." :)

Yeah, would have been nice ...

>It's pretty depressing that by implication the "unbelievers" (those 
>godless bastards) only get a mention *after* the Scientologists and 
>Mormons and Wiccans and Xian "Scientists" and astrologers and Jim 
>Jonesians... Still, me and my mates *were* allowed in at the end.

Obama's biological father was apparently an atheist, and his mother ...:


... it's a start, I suppose.

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