[FoRK] Anything to be learned from religion?

Luis Villa luis.villa
Thu Aug 11 16:03:10 PDT 2005


On 8/11/05, Justin Mason <jm at jmason.org> wrote:
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> Robert Harley writes:
> > Beberg:
> > >When there is no food, religion serves the very useful, no downright
> > >critical function of telling us who to kill. [...]
> > >
> > >With the coming oil/water/food wars, religion will be back in the
> > >spotlight as 6.5 billion poeple have to start killing someone off.  About
> > >85 million a year to even hold the population steady [...]
> >
> > Is it just me, or have you just crossed the line from being
> > "difficult" being a fucking moron?
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> The modern world no longer needs religion to go over the edge, cf
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rwandan_genocide .

Right, because there were no ethnic genocides before Rwanda. 

Luis (missing the days when this was a tech list)



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