From: mauler@kuhub.cc.ukans.edu
Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology
Subject: Re: Truth, Justice, and the American Fart
Message-ID: <1991Aug1.122834.32499@kuhub.cc.ukans.edu>
Date: 1 Aug 91 12:28:34 CDT
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In article <1991Jul31.164206.5905@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu>, scasterg@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Stuart M Castergine) writes: >>cost; a creed that sounds vaguely fascist; etc.), and then some fanatical >>Christian zealot comes along, spews his "Jesus Christ is Everyone's Personal >>Lord And Saviour" speech (ever notice they all say the same things?), and > > Gosh, maybe they all say the same things because they're not just > pulling it out of their hats. Some odd idea that truth would be > universal, or something terrible like that.... >

The day I accept that there is only one Ultimate Truth, is the day <put your favorite "when hell freezes over" phrase here>.

The mere fact that other religions besides Christianity exist points to multiple Ultimate Truths, since for everyone the Ultimate Truth will be different. The PenUltimate Truth, maybe, but all this talk of "I'm right, you're wrong" regarding personal beliefs in Life, The Universe, And Everything is kinda moot.

> -- > scasterg@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu Stuart M Castergine


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