On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 11:09 AM, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:
> On 9/19/2012 5:41 PM, Jason Resch wrote:
> Also, the concept of a super intelligent entity torturing someone may be
> almost contradictory, for they may realize the identity of all minds, and
> therefore they would be torturing themselves.
> That would be an inconsistency of values, but not a logical contradiction.

The thing about religion is that we shouldn't believe it because it's
FALSE, not because it's BAD. Something could be BAD but TRUE. I find
it odd that both religious and anti-religious people often miss this
point and talk about the good or bad effects (respectively) of
religious belief.

Stathis Papaioannou

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