Monday, December 16, 2013

NewAge Is A "Spiritual Practice" (And They Do Practice)


She said:



As though atheists can ignore the religious' evangelical tendencies.


And, since we know this, who is actually deigning to "bother" whom?


And who - as usual - is "blaming the victim" here?


("Blaming the victim" - I am enjoying these Flaws In A Perfect System - our popular catchphrases for the casual cruelties Americans needlessly inflict.)


She said:



Oh my dear, you are aware the divorced are listening, aren't you?


Why aren't they - or, even better, their religious spouses - more emphatic?


Do you seriously think a fanatic is being rational, or even helping, when they're all "you think you're so rational" towards the subject?


Mocking the very endeavor society builds on - while insisting we must be empathetic towards the irrational - what does that reveal?


Didn't I just mention evangelism?


She said:



"Seekers of knowledge and truth" - yeah, sure.


Having been there before, we know there is no "possibility that religious people are seekers of knowledge and truth" when they've always insisted - as you are right here - that batting away knowledge is the way to truth.


You are, once again, arguing for insanity and nothing more.


And doing so insanely.


And I even understand why - which is why it's my job to tell you:


Avoiding "being a jerk" is NOT what this is all about,...