[FoRK] nb: politics ~= religion

jbone at place.org jbone at place.org
Thu Feb 12 21:31:05 PST 2004


>  > Second, regardless of that, in today's context religion is much more
> political and politics is much more religious than, you might argue, it
> was in Jefferson's day.
>
> The history of Britain and Ireland would argue otherwise. Surely I 
> don't
> have to spell this out.
>
> - Joe

Well, (a) we're talking about America, here, and (b) I guess that whole 
Protestant / Catholic feud in Ireland should be viewed purely as a 
sectarian squabble rather than as having a political dimension, hmmm?

jb



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