thread: 2006-08-31 : I think my expectations are screwed

On 2006-09-06, Vincent wrote:

Sydney, you're trying to convince me of things, aren't you? You've stated your position and it's not enough to have stated it clearly, you want me to adopt it. I just figured that out.

Well, okay. I'm not going to do that, because I think your position is morally bankrupt. Polygamy is bad because it's hard and unlikely? Episcopalianism is good because it's old? Religion is good because everyone's doing it? You're making these moral judgements based on amoral circumstances and logistics - at least, so far that's all you've done. It's hollow, heartless.

If you want me to change my mind, you're going to have to talk to me about conscience and ideals. That probably meanst that you're going to have to stop screwing around and tell me about Jesus. I might be wrong about that, but you're sure as hell going to have to tell me about something better than how stupid people are.

(Heh. I said "sure as hell." Funny!)


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