Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology
From: lamontg@milton.u.washington.edu (Lamont Granquist)
Subject: Re: Snide comments (was Re: Perfectionism)
Message-ID: <1991Sep19.050210.20927@milton.u.washington.edu>
Organization: Operation: Mindcrime
References: <1991Sep4.025930.28220@acsu.buffalo.edu> 	<GOEHRING.91Sep4090612@mentor.cc.purdue.edu> 	<1991Sep4.144715.4076@milton.u.washington.edu> 	<1991Sep4.210610.13312@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu> <EKREM.91Sep18141447@cuba.vlsivie.tuwien.ac.at>
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 1991 05:02:10 GMT

ekrem@vlsivie.tuwien.ac.at (Ekrem Saban) writes: >In article <1991Sep4.210610.13312@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu> fseipel@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Frank E Seipel) writes: > >I suspect you'd find disagreement with this doubt amongst the roughly two > >thirds of the world's population that are not "christian". Don't take the > >ethnocentric view that the population of the United States is representative > >of the rest of the world. > I don't think that was the point. Islam, Judaism, etc, are *ALL* striking > contrasts to Scientology. >Does "Scientology" means the "believe" that (todays) science is right, >and that scientists are knowing everything best? If so, you are right.

No, scientology has nothing to do with science.

>But if you mean with this believe in all-known and accepted facts of >science, then your statements above are only true with an excistential >quantifielr, i.e. instead of *ALL* substitude *SOME*, as I know no >contradiction with accepted and no more disputed facts which are in >(striking) contrast to Islam.

Scientology is simply religion with all the bullshit about "Gods" removed. Of course theres that "thetans" thing I've heard about, which may be the scientologists substitute for gods.

-- Lamont Granquist lamontg@u.washington.edu

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