From: John W Burgeson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat May 17 2003 - 10:30:42 EDT
Dick wrote: "Liberals pay lip service only. They are scholarly enough to
know the similarities are there, but lack the guts to go beyond what the
establishment will allow. After all, there is peer pressure, tenure, and
other important considerations.>>
Interacting with "liberals" as much as I do, I find your characterization
of them as "paying lip service" and "lack the guts to" and yout judgement
of their motivations as relating to "peer pressure, tenure, etc." to be
so far off base as to be unreasonable to hold in any more than a
fundamentalist sense. maybe not even in that sense.
I suppose you would call Tillich a liberal. Have your read him? Do you
know him at all?
One does not have to agree with Tillich (I don't, in several important
ways) to understand him as so much more than your characterizaion above.
Or Borg, to pick a more modern example.
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