[ExI] to install

John Grigg possiblepaths2050 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 8 04:31:33 UTC 2010


I hope your son grows up to be a scientist.  But I'm sure he'll be
great at whatever he chooses as a profession.

John  : )

On 6/7/10, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
>> ...On Behalf Of Anna Taylor
>> Subject: Re: [ExI] to install
>> ...
>> Spike, I was talking about duty to others.  A cosmic energy
>> for the greater good.  You really think making religion
>> disappear is the answer?
> Ja.  Well, I guess it depends on the question.
>>  What is a weakened form?...
> By this I mean religion without the supernatural, or a demythologized form
> of religion.  What I would aim for is a form of religion that would make any
> scientist or atheist would be perfectly comfortable.  I can imagine such
> forms, a spirituality that would be OK with Sagan, Asimov and Dawkins.
> Traditional religionists may not recognize it as a religion, but I would.
>>  Why believe Lee?
> Lee is a smart man.  I hope you get a chance to meet him in the flesh,
> creative thinker, very nice guy, not at all what you would expect from
> reading his stern no-nonsense ExI posts.
>> This is what you would instill or install?> Anna
> Inspire.  I want my son to be inspired by scientists, to depend on evidence
> and reason, as opposed to divine revelation.  Science is the way, the truth
> and the life.  There is no other path to enlightenment.
> spike
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