[Powderworks] PG a Christian?? Topic diverted
Sat, 28 Jun 2003 11:27:30 -0700
As Julian stated, the point of this discussion isn't really
Christianity. It's more about how any person who is highly idealistic
deals with that in a world of compromise. Just bring the discussion
down to the more earthy level: how do I as an environmentalist feel
about the contradictions inherent in working in a world whose
institutions demand that I "consume, embellish, discard, and expire?"
On Saturday, June 28, 2003, at 09:09 AM, Julian Shaw wrote:
> Can of worms...! :-)
> No not surprising to me...depends on how broad your contact with
> has been. They come in all types...just like "normal" people...whoops
> course I forgot they are normal people...silly me!
> I sometimes wonder if Pete has had to compromise the traditional
> views when he is confronted with, for example, the effects of trying to
> convert the aborigines to Christianity. He seems to me to have a very
> personal faith and so it is impossible to tell how he comes to terms
> the contradictions inherent in any religion (being a very intelligent
> man as
> well). That said there are contradictions everywhere not just in
> (in society for example), so I'm not criticising religion here!
> Julian Lewis Shaw
> Man, Myth or Monkey? Find out:
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>> I've heard others on the list, in past, express suprise that Pete is a
>> Is it really that suprising?
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