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Re: bow out?
In 1945 the founder members of the United Nations approved the Universal
Declaration of Human Rights
Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion: this
right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom either
alone or in company with others in public or private, to manifest his
religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance.
Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression: this right
includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive
and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of
----- Original Message -----
From: milamba <email@example.com>
Cc: William Stuart Buehler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 27, 1999 11:28 PM
Subject: Re: bow out?
> Now why should you bow out because one person got upset by a rumour?
> that just a little drastic and overly sensitive? But... if you do.. can
> you keep me on your mailing list? <g>
> Margaret :)
> > >Laurel, John,
> > >
> > >In view of the current flap re those offended by religious/ spiritual
> > >beliefs, where it seems so minor to me it does not to others ...I would
> > >be offended if you ask me to quietly bow out. If anyone gets far enough
> > >my stuff I see they could have a whole lot of heart-burn. I can
> > >handle a few offended persons but I absolutely do not wish to be an
> > >embarrassment to the Clan at large or to you folks and your project.
> > >
> > >Blessings Be...
> > >William
> > >
> >Suggest a separate point of contact for spiritual matters (which we all
> >need) as opposed to
> >religious dogma.
> >Your views are light years ahead of simple souls like ourselves who may
> >have 'gut' feelings
> >about our broader spiritual relationship with the planet a.k.a the
> >but who are unable
> >(or unwilling) to grasp the reality of our inter-dependence with all
> >living things; our past
> >existences or our future lives.
> >Religion can be divisive except in its historical context when it can be
> >wholly relevant because of its unfettered power and undue influence on
> >lives of poor mortals who had to
> >bow the head, bend the knee or perish. The World is strewn with corpses
> >the defence
> >of this or that religion.
> >We Sinclairs always believed that God and Nature was ONE. That was the
> >message which Earl William Sinclair left when he built Rosslyn Chapel and
> >it is a message which we ignore
> >at our peril.
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