[FoRK] The 10 most harmful books ever

Damien Morton fork at bitfurnace.com
Wed Jun 8 17:52:10 PDT 2005


Strangely enough, all of these books would also have to go onto a "most 
influential books ever" list, or a "books that changed the world" list.


> Quoting Damien Morton <fork at bitfurnace.com>:
> 
>>Oh, dear, where to begin with this ....
>>
>>http://www.humaneventsonline.com/article.php?id=7591
> 
> 
> The thing that upsets those folks the most is the (misunderstood) concept of
> relativism.  They don't like things (like, oh, ethical issues, or the meaning
> of life) to have multiple possible answers.
> 
> So clearly, the most flagrantly relativistic book ever, and thus the most
> harmful, was... the vulgar editions of the bible (King James, etc.).  Now that
> any lay person can read the scriptures, they feel competent to come up with
> their own interpretation!



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