[SATLUG] Thank God for Linux

Charles Hogan cd_satl at futuretechsolutions.com
Tue May 6 04:28:07 CDT 2008

We live in a predominantly Christian culture.  We will have the large 
crosses, the ocassional mention of God, and Cristian holidays as federal 
holidays.  This is to be expected.  To expect people to change their 
ways because you believe they are throwing their religion at you, when 
they are speaking as they do with all their peers, is a bit out there. 
Besides, it's much more fun when you run across "Born Agains", (who try 
forcing their beliefs down your throat), and you get into a discussion 
with them about their traditions, pointing out along the way that many 
of their traditions have nothing to do with their beliefs, but were 
folded in from other religions to simply increase the size of the flock. 
  Just be thankful we don't live in a predominantly Muslim country, 
where we would have the large mosques, calls to prayer 5 times a day, 
and Allah mentioned practically all the time.

FWIW, I too would prefer if more people would keep their religions at 
home and in their congregations.

Chris Lemire wrote:
> Through Atheism in your faces? I said I am an Atheist, and so is another member that I know so keep your beliefs to yourselves. It was started by throwing christianity in our faces, and since most americans are, they take the side of the person who did.
> Geoff <geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu> wrote: pixelnate wrote:
>> On Sun, 2008-05-04 at 15:02 -0700, Chris Lemire wrote:
>>> agreed, some people don't know when to drop something
>> Weren't you the one who started the tangent by trying to throw your
>> atheism in our faces?
> Good catch, Nate.

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