Re: Feminism as a religion

Steve (
Mon, 07 Sep 1998 09:22:04 +0800

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Date: Mon, 07 Sep 1998 09:22:04 +0800
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Subject: Re: Feminism as a religion

At 01:21 AM 9/6/98 -0700, Tim Rhodes wrote:
>Steve writes:
>>To which category does your friend belong? If it were the second, I don't
>>think she'd be laughing.
>No, she, like I, find the best first response to a caustic fool and his
>inane rantings is quite often laughter.
>But if memetics has taught me anything, it is that letting the fool continue
>to rant unchecked in the name politeness is an even greater folly. And
>since I am neither particularly subtle nor polite to being with, I have no
>difficulty labeling you as quite the fool, and your ideas as complete
>nonsense that has no place on this list.
>(If the list-owners feel otherwise that is their progative. They are no
>doubt much more magnanimous than I.)
>-Tim R.

Now what was this thread about? Ah yes... feminism as religion.

Tim's reply provides the perfect example of a religious devotee's response
when his belief system is threatened. Banishing heretics from the Holy
Temple and calling them fools....

Thank you Tim, perfect example.

Stephen Springette

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