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On Sun, Jun 13, 2010 at 6:30 PM, <deinx nxtxr> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On 6/13/10 9:22 PM, Louie wrote:
>>
>> So... we're allowed to talk about politics and religion as long as nobody
>> gets offended?
>
> And of course nobody knows until someone is offended.  Anyway the dicussion
> really wasn't directly about religion but about religious terminology,
> therefore technically on-topic.  I understand the need to keep off-topic
> material off the list to keep it efficient, and especially the need to keep
> people from promoting their religious or political beliefs because such
> topics tend to become heated but we can expect from time to time the need to
> discuss semantics surrounding certain controversional subjects as these.  I
> really don't see an issue as long as we keep them on a purely technical
> level and avoid advocacy.

The Buddha: Why are you annoyed?
The Student: Because of something my wife said to me.
The Buddha: Wrong. You are annoyed because you are annoyable.

--gary