Re: Stereotypes and reputations

From: janice matchett <janmatch@earthlink.net>
Date: Sat Aug 06 2005 - 17:05:53 EDT

At 04:55 PM 8/6/2005, Michael Roberts wrote:
>Janice
>
>Your arguments are too polarised to help anyone. There is a continuum of
>views from the theist to atheist. Within Christian theism there is
>diversity from YEC to TE
>
>As Oscar Wilde said - To every complicated question there is a simple
>answer - and it's wrong!!
>
>Michael

### Oscar Wilde 1854-1900 was an atheist, and made this polarizing statement.

"When I think of all the harm the Bible has done, I despair of ever writing
anything equal to it."

:) ~ Janice

>----- Original Message -----
>From: <mailto:janmatch@earthlink.net>janice matchett
>To: <mailto:pimvanmeurs@yahoo.com>Pim van Meurs
>Cc: <mailto:tpi.hormel@comcast.net>Tim ;
><mailto:asa@calvin.edu>asa@calvin.edu
>Sent: Saturday, August 06, 2005 9:17 PM
>Subject: Re: Stereotypes and reputations
>
>"..First of all I am a Christian,.."
>
>### So you agree with the Framers of America's founding documents that it
>is a self-evident truth that man's rights are inalienable because they are
>God-given? ~ Janice
>
>At 04:08 PM 8/6/2005, Pim van Meurs wrote:
>>janice matchett wrote:
>>
>>>At 02:42 PM 8/6/2005, Pim van Meurs wrote:
>>>
>>>>That's why I find claims that other philosophical positions are somehow
>>>>irrational but one's own isn't, to be well, irrational.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>### That's because you apparently embrace the only other game in town.
>>>
>>>There are only two games in town; God is God or man is god.
>>>
>>>I don't respect the opinions of those who embrace the man-centered
>>>religion. I believe they're irrational. :)
>>I undertstand that you do not believe them to be rational but that hardly
>>means that you should not respect differing opinions.
>>Additionally, you are wrong, I do not 'embrace the only other game in
>>town'. First of all I am a Christian, second of all there is hardly a
>>logical argument to be made that there are only 'two games in town'. Life
>>is much more complicated than a dualistic position chosen here.
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