|Re: Can Western Civilisation Survive Without Religion?
Group: alt.messianic · Group Profile
Author: Terry Cross Date: Dec 26, 2008 02:27
On Dec 25, 4:30 pm, Paul Ransom Erickson comcast.com>
> On Thu, 11 Dec 2008 10:09:11 +1000, James A. Donald
> echeque.com> wrote:
>>Paul Ransom Erickson
>>>>> But by calling any alternative to mainstream
>>>>> religions by the same name -- "religion" -- you
>>>>> are playing a word game of your own.
>>James A. Donald:
>>>> The major alternatives - marxism and
>>>> environmentalism, are quite obviously religious in
>>> Not so obvious in the case of
>>> environmentalism--because there is such a wide range
>>> of interests that fall under the banner of
>>Show me an environmentalist who worries about the
>>millions of people who die because they are unable to
>>spray eaves and walls with DDT, and I will consider that
>>the range is wide.
> I did not catch this one earlier, but I am now showing you one of the
> environmentalists you were asking about
> Ecce homo
You should count me as another.