[lbo-talk] Religion: was Re: Christopher Hitchens

Eubulides autoplectic at gmail.com
Wed Dec 21 09:45:48 PST 2011

On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 5:54 AM, Wojtek S <wsoko52 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Demonstrating this, however, was not the purpose of my posting.  That
> purpose was a critique of radical atheism, which focuses on the denial
> of deity or other theological claims made by religions.  I see this
> anti-religion as just another form of idealistic, if not religious,
> thinking. Their central theme is the phatic function of speech (if we
> say a certain way, this will have an effect in the material word).
> For that reason, theology and philosophy bore me to tears - they are
> mainly semantic arguments amounting to intellectual masturbation.
> Frequently, but not frequently admitted, their main phatic function is
> to show off the erudition of the speaker.  High brow pissing contests,
> if you will.
> Wojtek


There must be a lot of pee and cum around your ankles right now, no? Or are you wearing Depends?

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