Sunday, June 29, 2008

I quite understand ...

... The Stigma Of Non-Belief, Ctd.

A non-believer complains about "lumping godless people like me together with Stalin or Hitler as surely as it would lump Spanish Inquisitors with modern Catholics." Of course, that is the problem of thinking in terms of categories and institutions rather than in terms of individuals. Neither baptism nor apostasy guarantee even decency, let alone sanctity.

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