Religion (Was Re: Music)

Don Smith don_smith at att.net
Fri Jun 14 12:26:07 PDT 2002


Archaic wrote:
> 
> On Fri, Jun 14, 2002 at 11:27:21AM -0700, Timothy Bauscher wrote:
> > > Can you name a society that was able to oppose an established gov't
> > > with just those 3 things and create their own? History is rather
> > > bloody to suggest those are enough.
> >
> > The Israelites escape from Egypt.
> 
> Running away isn't an opposition. It's running away. Anyway, are you
> saying no force was used? And if you are, what do you offer as proof.
> You have already denounced the bible as an historical document (which I
> agree with you on).
> 

I dunno but I think the killing of the firstborn was rather forceful.

For independence without use of arms look to India's independence from
Britain with Gandhi's non-violent approach.

Don
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