Re: It happened!!

From: Darryl Maddox (
Date: Sat Sep 27 2003 - 16:18:23 EDT

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    MY FAULT bad wording. I should have said " individuals or as a

    Thanks Burgy

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    From: "John W Burgeson" <>
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    > Darryl wrote, in part: "as a person I will not ridicule them as people or
    > as a group."
    > I have a problem here. A "group" is not a person.
    > I don't know that I've ever ridiculed ICR or AIG, but as "groups" they
    > both stand for ideas which are nonsense -- that is their identity. Not so
    > a person, whose identity is that of a "child of God."
    > The purpose of a "good ridicule" is not to denigrate a person, but an
    > idea, or a set of ideas. Thus when Dick suggested: "ICR: The Institute
    > for Creating Ridicule." it was not only (I think) a decent guffaw but
    > also an accurate description of what ICR accomplishes among many people.
    > The "AIG: Agonizing in Genesis" suggestion, since AIG seems to specialize
    > in torturous interpretations of Genesis, seems to also qualify.
    > OTOH, I would not attach "Liars for Jesus" to either organization, for
    > that calls in question the integrity of individual persons.
    > That is the difference I see; I may be wrong.
    > Burgy
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